Friday eXcursion: Last Days of Old Earth

In the modern age of strategy gaming, the lines between what is and what isn’t a 4X game have become increasingly blurred. Thea: The Awakening and Sorcerer King are two prime examples of games that use the usual tropes of 4X in new and interesting ways to create a novel experience for the player. We … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Last Days of Old Earth

Release-Day eXcursion: Overfall

The first game from Istanbul-based Pera Games, Overfall is an RPG-style Rogue-like with FTL elements and… Oh my God, no! Another one? Come on, how many of these games does the universe need to have? I’m not writing about this. I refuse. I… Fine. Y’know what? FINE. But this is the last one, I swear. … Continue reading Release-Day eXcursion: Overfall

Friday eXcursion: Into the Stars

To say that things are not going well would be an understatement. Your crew is injured, your ship is damaged, and - to make matters worse - the colonists that you are carrying are slowly starving and suffocating to death because your last resource expedition was less than fruitful. Meanwhile, the Skorn menace is still … Continue reading Friday eXcursion: Into the Stars