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Dark Scavenger

4 years ago

Feature:

Have You Played… Dark Scavenger

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Dark Scavenger is an odd game and it necessitated a very odd Wot I Think. I've encountered all sorts of strange creations during the few years I've been writing for RPS and many slip out of my mind quicker than a greased pig…

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6 years ago

Spare A Thought For The IndieFort Bundle

The new IndieFort bundle over at Gamersgate is like a pick and mix stand, allowing purchasers to select three, six or nine games from a selection of 24. Three for £2.49, six for £4.49 or nine for £6.49. There are a few obvious savings, with Telepath RPG: Servants of God and Air Buccaneers valued at £17.95 and £24.95 respectively. There are deals to be had…

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Twice The Bundle, Twice The, Uh, Fundle

Don't forget in these crowdsourced times that indie bundles remain very much a going concern. If anything, the huge success of the latest Humble Bundle (alright it might be only semi-indie, whatever, don't be boring) means focus might once again turn to pay-what-you-want, publisher-free collections. Two more have turned up in recent days. IndieGala's latest contains both PC and Android versions of some right little…

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Feature: Wuh? Huh? Buh?

Dark Scavenger review

John pointed me in the direction of Dark Scavenger and at that point all I knew is that he’d written this about it in the past: “They’re calling it a turn-based combat point-and-click adventure.” He’d also said ‘Wuh?’, ‘Huh?’ and even ‘Buh?’. Swelling with hubris I installed the game believing I could be the man to answer those questions, intricate as they are. That was…

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7 years ago

What On Earth Is Dark Scavenger?

One of my favourite jokes is making up genres. Generally I pick two or three that seem unlikely to work together, inevitably beginning with "turn-based", because it's the unlikeliest approach to many other types. Which makes the description of Dark Scavenger, announced today by Psydra Games, beyond intriguing. They're calling it a turn-based combat point-and-click adventure. Wuh?

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