Posts Tagged ‘Bruno R Marcos’

Colossal Cave Action Adventure: Cavenaut

By Adam Smith on July 20th, 2012.

If I was a game I’d want to be set in a cave, hanging out in the dark with Spelunky, Cave Story, La Mulana and maybe even Ron Gilbert and his Cave. Cavenaut could be there too, being all gray, moody and oddly threatening. It’s another in the ever-expanding genre of Excellent Games Set In Caves and unless you have a pressing engagement with a barman or the third part of a popular film trilogy (Paranormal Total Lack Of Activity perhaps) you must spend your Friday night attempting to discover the truth behind the Peruvian mystery. Terry Cavanagh tipped me onto this, although chances are he didn’t even know I was listening. The trailer, below, actually makes me feel quite nervous.

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It’s A Wrap: Battle For Endor and/or Yavin

By Kieron Gillen on November 23rd, 2010.

That's no moomin.

This is hyperold. This is pre-RPS old. Which, according to my calculations, makes it so retro it’s new, to spoonerise Tricky. Tupper prodded me to playing these, and they’re simply cut-to-the-bone space-shooters which I dig to hell. Battle For Yavin comes first. Battle for Endor comes second. They’re based on some obscure cult-classic science fiction films, apparently. You can get them here. There’s a fancy texture and music pack you can get here too – oh, and I had a problem with white textures on Windows 7, which I solved by installing it to C:/Programs rather than the Programs-86-whateVVVVA! Win7 wanted to. There’s a couple of videos below, but this is highly atmospheric, lightning fast and captures the panic of a sky full of starfighters more than anything else that leaps to mind. I think you’ll dig ‘em a lot.
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