Posts Tagged ‘Stray Fawn Studio’

Spaceship-builder Nimbatus seeks funding, offers demo

Nimbatus

What do we even call a game like this? The Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts of this world. The Besieges, the Space Engineers and similar. There’s enough of them now to feel that we need some kind of definition. I’ll leave that up to you lot to debate in the comments.

Whatever the designation name, it seems a growth field, and now there’s one more of these games in the works – Nimbatus, from new Swiss outfit Stray Fawn Studio. A game wherein you’re tasked with constructing the perfect robo-spacecraft to complete your goals as you explore a procedurally generated universe. It’s shaping up nicely, offering a playable demo, but needs some money in order to reach the finish line.

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Breeding ground: Niche offers turn-based genetic survival

Niche

Remember Niche [official site]? I told you about it a while back – it’s a genetics-focused survival game where you forage and hunt and breed and explore little hex tile islands. The idea is to keep you little tribe of creatures alive and one of the keys to doing so is to try and breed particular desirable characteristics for how you want to play or deal with threats.

It was a successfully funded Kickstarter when I wrote about it last but today it’s evolving from early access to a fully-fledged game. Read the rest of this entry »