Posts Tagged ‘Peter Whalen’

Have You Played… Dream Quest?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Non-competitive roguelite-card game mash-up Dream Quest was my favourite game of 2014 – but that year I played it entirely on an iPad. The PC release came a year later and without fanfare. Fast forward further to last December and it finally scored a Steam release, though I fear that came too late to make the impact it needed.

Of course, it’s the art that’s to blame. Look past it, I beg you. Read the rest of this entry »

Deck-building roguelike Dream Quest now on Steam

You don’t need to know anything about Kadath to dig Dream Quest [Steam page]. Alec’s favourite game of 2014 has been available on PC for some time, though it’s more familiar in its tablet guise, but it has finally landed on Steam. Normally, I wouldn’t be all that excited about a two year old game appearing in a new store but the previous PC version wasn’t all that easy to find. I’d forgotten it existed, truth be told.

When Alec first told me about Dream Quest I looked it up on the Apple store and thought I must have found the wrong game. It looks like someone threw it together over their lunch break. Sixty hours of play later, I reckon there’s quite a bit more to it than that. Read the rest of this entry »