Posts Tagged ‘Dead Cyborg’

Still Alive: Dead Cyborg Episode 2 Out Now

Regrettably, I hadn’t heard of Dead Cyborg until, well, just a few minutes ago, but already, I have ascertained that it’s much more than appearances let on. For instance, I can say with some degree of certainty that the main character doesn’t simply lie lifeless in a puddle of his own oily farewells, with cyvultures pecking messy tunnels into his cyeyes. That would make for a pretty boring videogame, and Dead Cyborg doesn’t appear to be snooze-worthy in the slightest. Instead, it’s a pay-what-you-want episodic old-school adventure, done up with impressively futuristic flair – every element of which is being crafted by one guy, no less. Episode one came out a couple years ago, and now episode two‘s following dutifully behind it. I suppose you could even say it’s making something of a trail. Er. Trailer. Hm. If only I could somehow make that chain of thoughts relevant to the rest of this post.

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It’s Alive: Dead Cyborg

Indie first-person adventure game Dead Cyborg has seen creator Endre Barath release its first episode on a pay-what-you-want basis, and you can get it here. The game is apparently a mixture of FPS exploration and text adventure, and Barath thinks this first episode should last you 2-3 hours. It’s looking like a remarkably accomplished labour of love for the developer, so it’s worth taking a look.

I’ve posted the trailer below, so you can get a taste of what it’s like.
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Ghost In The Machine: Dead Cyborg

One man's mangled robot corpse is another man's treasure.
Apparently not someone to take the easy way out, the one-man army of Endre Barath is about ready to release the first episode of Dead Cyborg, a self-described “oldskool sci-fi adventure game”. Which somewhat underplays it, as it’s actually a text-based point-and-click adventure first-person puzzler.

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