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The Colonists

8 months ago

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Unknown Pleasures: Breaking views

Unexpected joys? Me? Why, I can certainly help you out there. In the last week I've received a temporary cat, found an excellent red corduroy jacket for six quid, got my copy of Dessa's book signed at a gig and... oh, you meant games? Well. Well, fine. That's fine. Have a round of Unknown Pleasures instead. Spoilsports. Without even bringing up the best thing that…

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2 years ago

The Colonists is a settlement building game with cute robots, coming to Early Access

Cute robots are the most dangerous kind of robot. They trick you into thinking they’re harmless and friendly and then before you know it they’re cutting your face off with a laser. Why do they even need lasers!? I’m immediately suspicious of the otherwise pleasant-looking settlement building game, The Colonists, because it's off-world colonies are being established by - you guessed it - cute robots.…

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Mode 7 to publish planetary settling sim The Colonists

Robots should be either adorable or terrifying. That's my view and I'm sticking with it. Sure, it's probably more important that they're angular and efficient when they're building cars, or that they're a bit more suited to their work than this poor fella, but the little bots in The Colonists [official site] look like they'll combine adorable automation and industrial efficiency. Frozen Synapse folks Mode…

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