Posts Tagged ‘Neverdaunt 8Bit’

Bloc Party: Neverdaunt 8Bit Update

By Quintin Smith on October 15th, 2010.

It was almost this time last year that we covered indie retro world-building MMOG Neverdaunt 8Bit (or “N8″). Back then I wrote this: “I like that N8′s distinctive and deliberately basic art style allows player-created content to immediately look at home in the world.” Does that sound AT ALL FAMILIAR, readers?

Anyway, N8 and its community have been quietly evolving ever since then. If you haven’t explored this curio yet, there’s no time like the present. Let me tell you about it!
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Worlds Apart: Love & Neverdaunt 8bit

By Quintin Smith on November 11th, 2009.


Oddly, Love isn’t the only trippy single-programmer MMOG with an emphasis on player landscaping and building that’s currently in beta. There’s also Neverdaunt 8Bit, or N8, which swaps procedurally generated gorgeousity and lethal roaming AI for a retro aesthetic and plain old messing around. I took a closer look at both of them recently and find myself liking one an awful lot more than the other. Find out which after the jump.
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