Hopefully I will be able to highlight at least one sci-fi game here on Rock, Paper, Shotgun every weekend until the inevitable heat death of the universe. Not because I want to see the triumph of entropy, you understand, but because I like writing about SF and recommending neat things.
This weekend’s neat thing is Approaching Infinity [official site]. It’s a very retro PC experience, which I’d probably compare to Spiderweb’s Exile RPGs (the ones they remade as the Avernum series), the jolly old but still good StarFlight series and – this is going to trigger a fairly selective set of memories, I think – LucasArts’ old Desktop Adventures games. Or, you know, any number of roguelikelikes, which are probably a better comparison than two of LucasArts’ most infamous flops. Read the rest of this entry »