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Posts tagged “Twice Different”

Ring Of Pain, that roguelite full of grotesque birdfolk, is out now

It is time, dear readers, to enter the Ring Of Pain. Simon Boxer's frightfully intense roguelike sets its trap today, hoping to ensnare you in a pit of terrifying owls, wretched monsters and some quite-good dungeon-delving strategy. There are great treasures and challenges to be found in the ring, after all - as long as you remember that the name isn't just for show.

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Feature: Ring-a ring-a walnuts, a pocket full of owl guts

Ring Of Pain is a solid card crawler featuring the grimmest owl in games

Deckbuilding and dungeon crawlers: two great tastes that go well together. Cards, it turns out, are a great tool for abstracting the collection of vaguely synergistic loot from monster corpses, and then seeing how far the resultant combinations will get you through fast-paced, sudden-death runs through a gauntlet of further monsters. Slay The Spire is arguably the defining masterpiece of the card crawler subgenre, and…

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Feature: Throw your hands up at me

Gamescom’s best of the rest: the coolest indies round up

This would not be RPS if I didn't return from Gamescom and write minimally about the triple A-xtravaganzas and maximumly about smaller, weirder things wot I saw. So here, have at it: my favourite of the independently made games I saw at this year's show. I flatter myself that the selection is broad enough that it covers genres to suit every taste. Strategy games! Card…

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