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Have You Played… Kingsway?

Looking at my Steam library, there are a few games I've picked up and haven't played yet. One such game is Kingsway, which was described to me as "an RPG in the style of Windows 95". As an unusual take on the standard RPG, I delved into it for the first time today. Here's the tale of Audrey Last.

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Kingsway review

Goodness me, Kingsway [official site] is clever. It's clever in so, so many ways. It's clever in its absolutely spectacular presentation, but it's far too clever to let that just be a gimmick - its peculiar appearance as a mid-90s Windows desktop could so easily have been a cute idea that hid an ordinary roguelite RPG, but instead it so very brilliantly influences how you…

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It’s a desktop, it’s an RPG, it’s Kingsway

The throwback thrills of mashing monsters and arranging a cluttered Windows 95 desktop combine in Kingsway [official site], which launched yesterday. Andrew Morrish's roguelikelike action-RPG is presented as an operating system where all aspects of dungeoneering are spread across the desktop and so many windows. Popups, shortcuts, folders, and progress bars all show little bits of the game, so you'll likely want to dust off…

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The Ballast Of Tom Jones: Tough Love Machine

Gosh, how I'd love to tell you about the later levels of pay-what-you-want puzzle Tough Love Machine [official site]. Because I'd love to be clever enough to have reached them. Controlling two hands on gradually extending arms, one via WASD, the other on the cursors, you must push two hearts until they meet. Awwww. Except, good gracious, it's tricky.

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