Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. VIDEOBALL is no Rocket League, but it is a pretty neat take on multiplayer ball-wrangling, breaking down various rulesets to make a game that is just sort of Sport rather than any particular sport.
2 years ago
5 years ago
The sound of the sea on the menu of the classic arcade racer OutRun 2006 is drifting through Tim Rogers’ Oakland apartment. For whatever reason I find myself in the ex-Grasshopper Manufacture designer’s house, and this guy is making a game, ‘Videoball’, that demands that the voice actor on his new game sound like she comes from OutRun 2006. So I am playing OutRun 2006.…
6 years ago
I recently attended a San Francisco indie event called Good Game Club, and it was, er, good. There were games as far as the eye could see... well, except for where the walls were dotted, spotted, and blotted with art. It took place in an art gallery, though, so that - arguably *a little* more so than rows of clickity clacking PC game terminals -…