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Rogue System

3 years ago

Feature: Lost in space

Premature Evaluation: Rogue System

Every Monday, we launch Brendan into the black void of early access and see what he comes back with (if he comes back). This week, the hardcore spaceship simulator Rogue System [official site]. I’m sitting in complete darkness and silence. I can’t hear the hum of the ship, can’t even see the stars anymore. It could almost be peaceful, if it didn’t mean that I…

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4 years ago

Feature: Simulation & wargame blather

The Flare Path: Considers Going Rogue

Ever fallen out of love with one of gaming's Big Themes? As a youngster sci-fi was my soylent green. I watched it, read it, and played it avidly. Sometime towards the end of the Eighties, however, something changed. History books and less fantastical forms of fiction began muscling out the Asimov and the Aldiss, the Bradbury and the Sheckley. Dust layers deepened on stacks of…

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6 years ago

Rodina’s Release Date Revealed And I Am Relieved

Now that X Rebirthhas been exposed as a massive black hole of fun, and following a state mandated period of mourning, I'm back on the hunt for the next good space game. Let's see... there's Elite: Dangerous: the first closed beta combat tests that should start this month, which is exciting, but it's only available to the people who pledged £200 in the Kickstarter/pre-order push.…

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Rogue System Is A “Hardcore” Space Combat Sim

Space Combat is all very simple isn't it? Grab a game pad, pull the trigger, remember there's no up and down, except when there is, and chocks away, eh? But it's not necessarily like that. Rogue System developers DCI explain: "Rogue System also gives a nod to both classic and modern hardcore combat flight-sims by introducing fully integrated ship systems and the click-able cockpit to…

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