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Why Are You So Terrible At EVERYTHING In A Sword Game?

By Nathan Grayson on January 9th, 2014.

If your sword game doesn't include a sword throwing option, it gets an automatic 0/10 from me. No exceptions.

I’ve been meaning to write about A Sword Game sinceĀ laaaaaaast yeaaaaaar. Or rather, the tail-end of last year, which was like a couple weeks ago. But then the holidays happened, my hands temporarily fell off (as they do every year), and well, here we are. Anyway, ASG is a brilliant little Ludum Dare entry from Starseed Pilgrim dev Droqen. It’s about swords, as many games are, but there’s a twist: you’re laughably incompetent. Good luck keeping ahold of your sword, much less skewering the armies of darkness like so many evil sausages. Baddies, walls, grates – everything can and will send your precious implement clanging away end-over-end. ASG is occasionally frustrating, but mostly it’s just hilarious.

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