Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. Fighting games have developed down their own rabbit hole, till they're about precision execution of multi-button combos, invincibility frames, and other inaccessible gubbins I'm very bad at. Toribash throws all of that out for a turn-based system of moving physically-simulated fighters.
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Blimey, even the suits are paying attention to the success of weird-ass fighting game Toribash. Business Week have profiled the indie game's success in depth, with a focus on how the game facilitated and exploited its large community of players. Toribash's founder, Hampus Söderström, didn't want to make just another fighting game. He wanted to create an online community where users could design and share…