Posts Tagged ‘Poppermost Productions’

As Pure As The Driven: SNOW’s M3 Alpha Adds Top Hats

By Graham Smith on May 13th, 2014.

Just like professional skiers.

Can there be any more fundamental a post to a PC blog – any more pure a post, to justify my headline pun – than writing about the inclusion of hats in a free-to-play game? SNOW, the skiing game currently in Steam Early Access, has long had head-warming beanies and the like, but the latest update introduces the founder set. That’s the top hat, moustache and monocle you see in the image above.

If John was here and he was to see this and say “That’s all there is,” I would respond to him by saying, “You know nothing John, SNOW update M3 also includes engine upgrades, a better sense of speed and more.” There’s a video detailing all these changes below.

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An Hour In The: SNOW Alpha

By Graham Smith on February 6th, 2014.

Gnarly masks, bro.

SNOW is currently in Steam Early Access, which means it’s unfinished but you can buy it and start playing right now. Let’s therefore put the buyer’s advice up top: you should not do that. While some games in Early Access are already robust, content-rich, and ready to offer dozens of hours of enjoyment, SNOW is not there yet. After an hour, you’ll have seen all there is to see.

That doesn’t mean that there isn’t tremendous potential in the idea: an open-world ski and snowboarding game, in which you can speed from one slope to another contiguously, or shoot off the track and and go exploring. There’s little hints here of what the game might become, and for that hour you might spend with it, you’d likely have fun.
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Today Is A SNOW News Day

By Craig Pearson on August 9th, 2013.


That is, today is a day where I have a tiny bit more information and screenshots on the game SNOW. I would still be writing about SNOW on a busy day, because it’s a bit bonkers. A free-to-play open-world winter sports game that enables players to explore a mountain on skis and snowboards? I’m betting the developers are avid winter sporters.
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