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Pendula Swing

1 year ago

Feature: And I would play 500 more

Unknown Pleasures: Five more of one thousand new games on Steam

Today's selection marks the 1,000th game I've played this year. One sodding thousand. Admittedly it's a meaningless number but it might give some hope to those of you who are worried that games are going downhill or it's been a bad year. It really hasn't. There are loads and loads of great games out there. Sure, there's some rubbish too, but this column alone has…

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High fantasy meets 1920s upheaval in episodic adventure Pendula Swing, out now

While others (like Arcanum) have played with the idea of high fantasy moving into the modern era, point-and-click episodic adventure Pendula Swing might be the most committed to the concept yet. Described by its developers as "Tolkien meets The Great Gatsby", it's the story of a long-retired dwarven heroine forced to leave her secluded island home in search of a stolen magic axe. A lot…

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