Posts Tagged ‘Project Perfect Citizen’

Snowden-em-up email thriller Top Secret out now

Top Secret [official site], a game about whistleblower Edward Snowden that you play in real time via email, was released at the weekend. It lurked on Kickstarter back in 2015, when Joe leaked his thoughts on it, delving three days into a demo where he met a cryptanalyst who made him genuinely encrypt all future emails he would send. It’s all generated by clever machines of course, but the delay between sending a message and receiving a reply is there to make it feel real.
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The best free games of 2016

Every week of the year Free Loaders dutifully brings a bunch of free games to you, like a servant with small handful of grapes. But now, the winter moon rises. The journalist slumbering in me growls and shakes his legs. Game time, joy time, thumbs are sundered. List time, award time, hear the keyboard howl.

Here are the best games covered by Free Loaders this year, listed and granted their well-deserved awards.
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Be A Surveillance Creep In Spy Management Sim Orwell

Here’s something for all you degenerate Facebook voyeurs out there. Orwell [official site] is a privacy-invading sim in which you play a member of the surveillance state tasked with combing through messages and private files of “suspects”. As an ordinary user of The Nation’s new terrorist-tracking system, you have to choose what information to give to the spooks and what to withhold. Although something tells me these suspects are not as criminally inclined as the eerie operating system will have you believe. Take a look for yourself in the trailer below. Maybe open a private tab.

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Free Loaders: This Desktop Is Under Investigation

You there! What are you doing on that computer? Nothing unsavoury, I hope. The investigators of the DCPS might be peeping at everything you’re doing right now. All in the name of justice and security, you understand. Would you like to join them in their mission for total information control? Well, step right up. You too can “collect it all”.

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