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The Curious Expedition

2 years ago

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The RPS 2016 Advent Calendar, Dec 6th –The Curious Expedition

By 2020, it's entirely possible that we'll have an entire calendar devoted to roguelikes, but this year, what was our favourite in the ever-expanding genre? The RPS Advent Calendar highlights our favourite games of the year, daily, and behind today’s door is... Pack your bags - it's The Curious Expedition!

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Have You Played… The Curious Expedition?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Select an explorer, form a team, and go on an adventure in a distant, procedurally generated land in search of treasure. Make it back alive and achieve fame and glory, or die alone in some hostile wasteland. Either way, The Curious Expedition will…

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The 10 most intriguing PC gaming trends of 2016

As December approaches like a runaway sled and we prepare to say our goodbyes to 2016, it's natural to reflect on the year as a whole. Those reflections could easily take the form of laments but we're keeping our focus firmly on the world of PC games, where we've identified ten trends that may not have defined 2016, but have certainly helped to shape it.…

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Feature: RPG Scrollbars examines the year ahead

2016’s Most Promising RPGs

We're almost half-way through the year, and it's not been a bad one. The finale of The Witcher 3. Dark Souls III, for those players who consider it an RPG. A couple of late-arrivals, like Dragon's Dogma. But as the nights again start to draw darker, what's up next? Here's some of the big quests still promised for 2016. As ever, don't be too surprised…

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4 years ago

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Hands On: The Curious Expedition

The Curious Expedition is a breezy, bright and endearing game about small groups of explorers who head into the unknown to seek golden pyramids and other wonders, natural and man-made. There have been comparisons to FTL, which are understandable but not entirely appropriate. While many of the same elements are included - a journey, a 'crew', permadeath, limited resources, randomisation, emergent narrative from minimalist components…

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DevLog Watch: Space Death, Curious Expedition, Firewatch

Patch notes DevLog Watch v0.0.09 - Fixed recurring bank holiday Monday freeze bug. - Added games from places other than the TIGSource forum. - Added game from the TIGSource forum. - Double-checked games for juvenile hate speech. - Temporarily cut 'archive' section. - BUG: Intro text gimmicks still need work. Spaceships! Procedural butterflies! And have you heard about the Firewatch sasquatch?

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5 years ago

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DevLog Watch: Curious Expedition, Lift, Office Management

The problem with turning this into a regular column is that I have to write it regularly. I have clearly failed this week, but that shouldn't stop you enjoying day-late development blogs and GIFs from around the web. Includes: dinosaurs, Nikola Tesla, flight sandboxes, conference tables, 'game jams'.

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