While there were many games in space-themed settings at PAX South 2015, Rebel Galaxy’s star shone a little brighter in my galaxy. Here’s why it a game worth keeping your lens focused on.
[HOSTS: Ash, Matt, and Scott] PAX East 2014 is upon us, and what better way to get stoked than with a visit from your friendly Indie MEGABOOTH Overlord, Kelly Wallick ! We welcome her back to the show to catch up, and preview the 100+ games that will be at this years’ convention. The guys also talk a little Kindle FireTV, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Game of Thrones. In our NAQOTW, you tell us about friends you’ve met and made through conventions. Let’s get to it!
The idea of being out in space is inherently both beautiful and terrifying. In many tales set in this environment, the curiosity that drives exploration often turns into complex situations fought with suspense and uncertainty. Creators Kazuya Asano and Takemaru Abiko capture this essence in the newly released The Starship Damrey.
Power up the FTL drives… productivity systems have just been destroyed!
NASA’s Curiosity rover is a 1-ton robot that will make an unprecedented Mars landing on Aug. 5, 2012. See how the risky maneuver will keep rover team members in suspense for 7 fateful minutes. Credit: NASA
Remember Harebrained Schemes? They made a whole lot of hub bub about a little game called Shadowrun a ways back on a tiny site called Kickstarter. Well lest you think they've been rolling in piles of money since then, they've been working…
“…Along with the mind-blowing cinematography, fun on-the-edge-of-your-seat scenes and interesting characters, there is a pretty gnarly part which provoked me to leave the theatre for a minute to get some fresh air. Yep. I almost passed out. I can handle horror movies and icky violence, but this particular scene struck a phobia chord. However, even with the onset of sweaty lightheadedness, I still think the scene was done well. When I looked at the faces of people around me, I could tell they were stunned, jaws clenched and brows furrowed. A few had even covered their eyes…”