Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Caretaker on Kickstarter — Will it Cross the River Styx?

The Caretaker is an action indie “about a guy that starts his new job as a cemetery caretaker”. A fantastic concept with a ton of possibilities! There’s fighting, puzzle solving, mystery, and ghosts. The most intriguing conflict with the most potential is that both Jake, the caretaker, and the ghosts need cash — the latter… Read More »

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Gameplay Trailer — Too Many Bread Crumbs?

The Astronauts’ Adrian Chmielarz walks us through 13 minutes of gameplay in the new trailer for The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. The first-person mystery game (released September 14 on Steam and GOG) combines elements of noir, CSI, and even some X-files.  It was “inspired by the weird fiction (and other tales of the macabre) from… Read More »

Ten Reasons Why Korea is Awesome!

Koreans are excellent gamers and Korea is a top-notch place for gaming.  Here are ten other reasons why Korea (South, of course) is awesome. 10) No tip.  No need to pay an extra 15-20% at a restaurant.  Service is still great, much better than in America.  Virtues of extreme competition. 9) It’s Wired.  Wifi in… Read More »

Survive the Nights on Kickstarter – Creativity is a Survival Trait

We play the game of survival every day.  Work, family, friends, and so on, we’re all just trying to get through the day, save enough acorns for tomorrow, and be happy doing it.  And also creative.  The problem with many “survival” video games is a lack of creativity.  The developer may give you some options… Read More »