Posts Tagged ‘Ray’s The Dead’

The Best Pun On Kickstarter: Ray’s The Dead

By Ben Barrett on September 2nd, 2014.

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from strategy-puzzler Ray’s The Dead, which first showed up at Sony’s E3 conference in 2013. The eponymous Ray is a zombie with the power to control others, giving the game a great blend of dark humour and tactical party-based action. Developers Ragtag Studio went dark after an unsuccessful Kickstarter attempt, busily self-funding for the last year. Now they’re back with a slicker Kickstarter that’s doing far better, and a lower funding goal thanks to some outside assistance. Their plan is to use the $30,000 (£18k)–a target they’ve already hit–to hire contractors to improve specific areas of the game. The higher the total goes, the more they want to bring in as full-time staff.

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Shambling Onto Kickstarter: Undead Overlord

By Craig Pearson on October 3rd, 2013.

Presented without comment. Apart from eeewwwwwww!
Zombie games are self-cannibalising. Take Undead Overlord. It’s a strategy game where you control the zombie hordes and not the humans. You drag and drop the undead, creating more and more brain-chewers as you burn through the population. The developers JumpCore are so excited that their Kickstarter says: “Undead Overlord is born of a passion to see something different exhumed from the zombie games space. So in the tradition of games like Dungeon Keeper, we’ve turned the genre on its head, and put the player in charge of the zombie horde.” Perhaps someone should show them Ray’s The Dead?
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A Zombie Is You: Ray’s The Dead Trailllllerrrr

By Craig Pearson on May 17th, 2013.


Sometimes a pun appears that is so bad that it manages to elevate all other culture. I’ve tried and failed many times to create such a pun in my lab, and the many RPS comment threads are probably ground zero of several pun epidemics that have taken their toll on the world. It’s over. We failed. I’ve discovered a pun so grotesquely awful that even Simon Cowell’s TV shows and celebrity biographies with the word “Dream” in the title have just taken one step up on the culture-o-meter. Ray’s The Dead, a Pikmin-like strategy game about a zombie called Ray and his undead friends, has just made the world a better place.
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