Posts tagged with "Minecraft"
Review: Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is a 2D RPG/farming simulator (no, not that kind) developed entirely by Eric “ConcernedApe” Barone, and taking inspiration from the peaceful Harvest Moon series of games. It’s a sandbox sort of game about farming, fishing, foraging, foundry-ing, fighting and friendship, but could also be described as 16-bit heroin. I avoided purchasing Stardew for the longest time because of this latter quality. Just looking at the screenshots I could tell it was the sort of game I would lose days, if not weeks to. I...

Review: Starbound

I bought Chucklefish’s Starbound a year or so ago. I don’t usually purchase Early Access games on Steam (I have a copy of Towns in my library), but, like so many others who’d fallen in love with Minecraft and then its gamier 2D cousin Terraria, I really bought into the hype for Starbound. I’d heard the rumours, I’d watched the trailers, and I really wanted to build houses and fight monsters on the planet of the eyeball trees and others. So shortly after making...