Posts Tagged ‘‘n’’

Have You Played… N?

By Graham Smith on November 26th, 2014.

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

N consumed me. For months, for hours a day, I’d be poking at arrow keys, perfecting jumps, wall-jumps and slides in order to dodge electrifying scooters, crushing thwumps, explosive mines and laser-targeted missiles. My reward, a replay at the end of each exhausting level which discarded my failed attempts and left only the perfect, graceful, balletic triumph.

N had hundreds of levels, then. v2.0 has hundreds more and it’s still free.

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N Times: The Way Of The Ninja Updates

By Craig Pearson on May 21st, 2013.

Take that, anti-aliasing!
Metanet’s charming platformer N is so old the only wallpapers available at their site are in a 4:3 aspect ratio. That’s as close to a ‘yo momma’ joke as I’m comfortable making, but it’s also true – the high-res desktop backgrounds are 1600×1200. Out of curiosity, is there anyone reading this on a 4:3 monitor? Are you visiting your parents? The platform puzzle game was released in 2005, which in game time means it’s due a comfortable and easy retirement at one of our specially constructed facilities. But N has other ideas: Version 2.0 has just been released, and the old Ninja’s joints are as flexible and detachable as ever.

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Free Saturday Shootage: Jets ‘n’ Guns

By Kieron Gillen on June 21st, 2008.

If only we could talk to the alien-space monsters. Now that WOULD be something.

Ah. “‘n'”. It’s had a difficult history as a link between words, poor little “‘n'”, but let’s overlook a serious analysis of grammatical monstrosities in pop culture. There’s other things to deal with – namely, Jets ‘n’ Guns Gold, that you can currently download. For free. And it’s the full thing, As long as you do it quickly. At the time of writing, there’s still sixteen hours left to download it and install it. And for fans of old-skool Amiga Shooters, you’ll find a suitable Saturday blast a-waiting. Opinions and similar follow, via the medium of internet words.
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