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Preview: Naked Doom

Written by Trever Bierschbach and published on Aug 6, 2016.

Trever Bierschbach takes a look at Naked Doom, a Tunnels & Trolls digital adventure debuted at Gencon.  Naked Doom is a new effort by the venerage tabletop series to branch out into adventure games on the PC and other platforms.

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Preview: RimWorld

Written by Maiyannah Bishop and published on Oct 6, 2014.

Maiyannah takes an early look at RimWorld, a game recently Greenlit on Steam but not yet available thereupon, and which could best be described as what happened if you marooned Prison Architect and DwarfFortress together on an isolated world alone and they had a lovechild they had to sustain on exploding rats and bits of twigs.  It's a bit rough around the edges in terms of presentation, but it's also a deep simulation that is well-designed and strangely absorbing.

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Preview: The Consuming Shadow

Written by Maiyannah Bishop and published on Mar 3, 2014.

The Consuming Shadow is a horror adventure game by popular games critic and book writer Ben "Yahtzee" Crowshaw.  It has some heavy emphasis on a particular FTL-ish roguelike system, emphasizing travelling between different locations, collecting resources, and preparing yourself for that last final battle with the big bad - if you even get that far.  Usually you won't.

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