Cute-o-colourful idle-ish gather ‘em up Forager will continue to grow through the rest of the year. Developers HopFrog have crafted a roadmap for updates that “will focus on increasing gameplay length and adding replayability.” Everything from quality of life changes to mod support to multiplayer is scheduled for the upcoming months, so there'll be plenty of ways to continue hoovering up every last resource in…
3 weeks ago
Your time is important. And you know what? So is mine. Here’s this week’s podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show. It’s about how your life is dripping away every second you play Stardew Valley.
4 weeks ago
Haha, that was funny last week wasn't it! Remember how we did that whole bit where I had left RPS, but then I was still stuck writing Steam Charts? Heh, they do some good goofs at this site. Anyway, let's... [looks straight into camera]
This is a public service announcement: if you find yourself on the western edge of the Llŷn Peninsula in Wales anytime soon on the hunt for blackberries, don’t bother - I’ve picked them all. Turns out there’s a twofold satisfaction to foraging that makes it difficult to stop. First there’s the search: looking high and low for collectibles, pushing your body further into the thicket,…
1 month ago
Hello, and welcome to RPS's weekly round-up of the top selling games on Steam for the last weeeeee... WHAT?
After half an hour with Forager, I can already feel its compulsion loops getting their hooks into my brain. Developed by HopFrog and released today, it's a cute single-player game about a little pixel-person mining and crafting and looting in perpetuity, continually escalating spirals of numbers, equipment and levels. There's land to buy (full of resources), dungeons to delve (full of gold to buy land)…
3 years ago
I've spent part of the afternoon going for a walk in the real Earth autumn and part of it going for a walk in digital Forager [itch.io link] autumn. I'll show you the pictures from the digital walk so you can potter along with me, but first, a bit about the game.