Posts Tagged ‘whaling’

Death Whale: Crush Ships And Get Ahab In Pequod

Really good sunrises and sunsets, this game.

On one end of the Seriousness Scale of Games Inspired by Moby Dick, we have Nantuck, an upcoming series strategy gaming about managing whaling boats in the early nineteenth century. Breaching with thunder and fury far, far at the other end of the scale is Pequod [official site], a free Death Worm-ish game about god-whale named Mobias smashing the heck out of whaling boats and singing laserbeams.

I’m far too serious for such frivolity, of course, but must cover Pequod too lest readers accuse us of endorsing cruelty like punting geese off motorway bridges or mocking dogs to their stupid faces.

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Thar She Blows! Whaling Gameplay In Nantucket Trailer

A whale of a time

There was once a man from Nantucket/Who hunted whales in a bucket/He got together a crew/Because that’s what you do/And ended up giving the beast the flu — er, I tried, okay? Don’t judge me. Nantucket [official site] is a name you may recognize from our PC Games Of 2015: Those Wot Could Conceivably Be Good. It’s about Ishmael and Moby Dick and the golden era of American Whaling and and — check out the first gameplay trailer while I catch my breath.

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