Posts Tagged ‘Stonehearth’

Premature Evaluation: Stonehearth

Every week, Brendan forages on the frontiers of Early Access, looking for nourishing games and safety from dark creatures. This week, he founds his own village in Stonehearth.

It would be easy for me to blame everything that went wrong with my settlement on one foolish worker who always messed things up. But with the hamlet I created, it was not so much a case of “village idiot” than “idiot village”. Welcome to Ballyscum. Don’t trip on the gravestones.

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Rising Thunder Cancelled As Riot Games Buy Developer

Riot Games, developers of League of Legends, have acquired Radiant Entertainment, makers of online fighting game Rising Thunder. This means that the open alpha for Rising Thunder is permanently closing on March 18th, while development of their block-based top-down terribly-named town builder Stonehearth “will go on, full speed ahead.”

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Cthulhu Smashes The World: Stonehearth

What will we be describing promising games like in the post-post-Minecraft age? What will be zeiting the geist of 2016? I think it’ll be something to do with pigeons and cheese: you heard it here first. Meantime, we’re still in the post-Minecraft age, and that means attractive and inventive games based around cubist construction/destruction. Latest of those is Stonehearth, currently on the Kickstarters and immediately looking gosh-wow-yes-please. It’s a sandbox RTS with at least partially freeform building, and gigantic elder gods.
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