Posts Tagged ‘Tasharen Entertainment Inc.’

Land Ho! Windward Comes To Port On May 12

Windward [official site] (also known Sid Meiers Pirates: The Shippening, also known as You Sunk My Pirate Ship) tells a simple story of a man, his ship, and their attempt to systematically destroy everybody else within walking distance of the beach. Now after three years in development, the isometric ship-em-up, which is being developed by indie outfit ArenMook, is at long last getting an official release on May 12th.

Finally, a game that lets me use the term “ramming damage” in the correct context so I can bellow it loudly at enemies and passersby and follow it by a cheeky wink.

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The Lighthouse Customer: Windward

Diplomacy in action.

Each Monday, Chris Livingston visits an early access game and reports back with stories about whatever he finds inside. This week, sailing the shimmering, procedurally generated seas of action RPG Windward.

Glimmering seas and snapping sails. Pirate ships and plundered booty. Factions fighting for control of ports and lighthouses. Cannonfire, ship-to-ship combat, pitched battles and daring escapes. Really, the only thing missing from Windward is a rousing sea shanty. Don’t worry, though. I wrote my own.

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