Posts Tagged ‘artifice studio’

Conflicks Revolutionary Space Battles Is An RTS About Chickens

Olympus Mons, Mars. The year is 1789. It’s a time of musketeers and galactic hens.

Conflicks: Revolutionary Space Battles, which is hitting steam in just a week,┬áis the story of strategy and physics and revolts and chickens. It takes place in a futuristic alternate history of the European Renaissance – a time period that combines the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries with absurdist sci-fi and the blending power of a Cuisinart. There’s more information and a trailer below.

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Wot I Think: Sang-Froid – Tales of Werewolves

Artifice Studio’s newly-released Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves is, for lack of a better term, an action-strategy-roleplaying game about trying to defend a small community in the 19th century Canadian wilderness from invading wolf-creatures. It’s both fascinating and infuriating: here’s why.
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Dour Defence: Sang-Froid – Tale Of Werewolves

There are probably few folk that I have less in common with than heroic, rugged, manly Canadian lumberjacks. I talk my way out of trouble instead of admonishing it with shovel-sized fists, I’m softer than freshly fallen snow, you couldn’t fill a thimble with my daily testosterone output and I’d rather write a poem about a tree than chop one down. Oh, and even though I really like Canada, I’m definitely not Canadian and don’t live there. Sang-Froid doesn’t care about that though, it’s going to plant me in the boots of an outdoorsman anyway and then it’s going to ask me to kill werewolves and other devilish denizens of the night. Part defence game, part action, it looks rather spiffy. Look at the lengthy video below and see if you agree.

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