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Dustwind

Premature Evaluation: Dustwind

It's quiet at the end of the world

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9 months ago

The Fallout Tactics-inspired Dustwind blasts out of early access

I've always thought that Fallout Tactics got an unfairly bad rap. Yes, it had its balance and structure issues, but it had an interesting combat engine. I'd like to think that Dustwind's developers agree, as their game bears more than a passing resemblance. Fraser Brown took a look at it while it was in early access, and found an intriguing web of systems, sadly under-populated.…

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1 year ago

Feature: It's quiet at the end of the world

Premature Evaluation: Dustwind

This week’s Premature Evaluation dumps Fraser in Dustwind’s isometric wasteland, forced to murder other players in grisly real-time tactical brawls. Also it has dogs. I'll admit it -- I decided to take Dustwind for a spin primarily because of one line on the Steam store page: “Play as a dog.” In post-apocalyptic battle arenas that evoke Fallout and Wasteland, no less. And we’re not talking…

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4 years ago

Dustwind: Real-Time Tactical Post-Apocalyptic Action

Looks a bit like Fallout dunnit, that screenshot ↑ up there? Probably not a coincidence. It's from Dustwind [official site], an upcoming real-time tactical RPG about undertaking combat missions in the post-apocalyptic wasteland to rebuild human civilisation - and the devs cite Fallout Tactics as an influence. It's still relatively early days for the game, but creators Team Dustwind plan single- and multiplayer action with…

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