Posts Tagged ‘elecorn’

Caster Snake Oil: Caster Pay-What-You-Want

That's some quite good jumping there.

A less controversial pay-what-you-want here, with the previously-reported Caster doing it for a week. Hurrah for that, though considering the game is five dollars normally for both episodes it’s not an enormous bargain. Maybe people will pay more, considering a fiver overpriced. What’s it like? Well, famously, the jumping is quite good. Also, for the fans, there’s Casper T-shirts available for order. AND HERE IS SOME FOOTAGE…
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The Consumer Friendly Ghost: Caster Ep 2

This is almost certainly a screenshot from episode 1. I'm terrible, me.

Caster, the game which Jim went all out on the hyperbole and claimed the jumping was quite good, has returned with a new episode. Which is splendid news for previous fans of jumping and/or spellcasting – I too am a fan of Caster’s devotion to the jump – mainly because if you bought the last episode, this episode (and all further ones) will be free. Crikey. So if you throw down your $5 now, you get two games instead of one. Certainly motivation to try the first game’s demo. Footage follows…
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The Jumping Is Quite Good: Caster


TIGSource links us to this rather polished indie third person shooter. Caster is the work of one Mike D. Smith, aka Elecorn, and he’s done a superb job of creating an action game where you run, jump and hurl spells into a colourful 3D world. I particularly like the little ripple effect when you super-jump back to Earth, there’s some vague Anime overtones to it. I’ve only had some time with the demo, but I’m reasonably impressed by what I saw in there. The full version is available on both PC and Mac. Trailer after the click.
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