Posts Tagged ‘Poppermost Productions’

Snow! (Snow!) Open Beta’s Now Go-o

It’s only two years ago
The man with the suit and the face
You knew that he was there on the case
He wasn’t in love with you, not in love with you
My love is like a high prison wall
But I like to tit about in snow and fall

Snow! (Snow!)
Open beta’s now go
You’ve got the power to know: you’re free for some downhill, always believe in
Because you are Snow! (Snow!) glad that I’m done with this because I’m awful at this whole ‘song parody’ thing good grief let’s get this over with, I’m sorry, what a mess.

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As Pure As The Driven: SNOW’s M3 Alpha Adds Top Hats

Just like professional skiers.

Can there be any more fundamental a post to a PC blog – any more pure a post, to justify my headline pun – than writing about the inclusion of hats in a free-to-play game? SNOW, the skiing game currently in Steam Early Access, has long had head-warming beanies and the like, but the latest update introduces the founder set. That’s the top hat, moustache and monocle you see in the image above.

If John was here and he was to see this and say “That’s all there is,” I would respond to him by saying, “You know nothing John, SNOW update M3 also includes engine upgrades, a better sense of speed and more.” There’s a video detailing all these changes below.

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An Hour In The: SNOW Alpha

Gnarly masks, bro.

SNOW is currently in Steam Early Access, which means it’s unfinished but you can buy it and start playing right now. Let’s therefore put the buyer’s advice up top: you should not do that. While some games in Early Access are already robust, content-rich, and ready to offer dozens of hours of enjoyment, SNOW is not there yet. After an hour, you’ll have seen all there is to see.

That doesn’t mean that there isn’t tremendous potential in the idea: an open-world ski and snowboarding game, in which you can speed from one slope to another contiguously, or shoot off the track and and go exploring. There’s little hints here of what the game might become, and for that hour you might spend with it, you’d likely have fun.
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Today Is A SNOW News Day


That is, today is a day where I have a tiny bit more information and screenshots on the game SNOW. I would still be writing about SNOW on a busy day, because it’s a bit bonkers. A free-to-play open-world winter sports game that enables players to explore a mountain on skis and snowboards? I’m betting the developers are avid winter sporters.
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