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DarkChaplain joined on May 14th, 2010, since that has made 2997 posts that are still accessible today, 124 of which are threads. Helping shape the community, DarkChaplain has given 6010 upvotes, and was last online on Aug 1st, 2014.
AWESOMENAUTS EXPANSION & KICKSTARTER!
We want to take Awesomenauts to the next level, with characters, features, a new map, and more! Join us to make this happen!
Do you want more Awesomenauts? More characters, more modes, more features, more MORE? So do we!
We are ready to take the Awesomenauts you know and love to the next level, but we need your help to get there. Help us make Awesomenauts the ultimate indie MOBA by supporting this Kickstarter for Awesomenauts: Starstorm!
Awesomenauts is the coolest project we have ever worked on. It is amazing to see all of these players come together and form such a dedicated community that is growing to this day. Because of this we have been able to add new characters, features and a new map. We even reached out to the community for skin and balance ideas, and created a brand new character with you: the upcoming Admiral Swiggins!
Now, we have done all that can be done within the current confinements of the game. In order to truly bring Awesomenauts to the next level, we would like to add features that require much more time and effort than we have currently allocated for it. You, our community, have already been so involved in the shaping of Awesomenauts into what it is today, and now you can help us take it to the next step. Help us fund Awesomenauts: Starstorm!
> * Ted McPain was one of the great heroes of the first AI Wars, a long time ago. Long after his eventual heroic demise, he lived on as he became the star of various video games: Ted McPain I through XVII, Ted McPain: Zombie Blast, Ted McPain vs. Evil Ted McPain and Ted McPain Unicorn Dance Karting. Now Voltar managed to re-materialize Ted. The Ted McPain that appeared, though, was missing his pants for unknown reasons. * Like a true hero, Ted McPain caries several guns. He can switch between those during combat to vary the manner in which he delivers destruction. * Class: Brawler
- Sentry is a robot built for infiltration, fooling enemy troops by mimicking anything from an umbrella to a phone booth. After re-activating aboard the Starstorm and finding it overrun by hostile mercenaries, Sentry chose to join them undercover. Biding his time to exact revenge, gathering enough Solar to buy a very serious tank. One with a shark printed on the front!
- Sentry can activate his shield to collect damage, shooting it back at his opponents when the shield ends.
- Class: Tank
- Skree, the powerful but superstitious techno shaman, found himself all alone on an abandoned space station: the Starstorm, filled with mighty looking robots. Thinking the disabled robots were gods, he spent his time collecting different parts of the battle station to create shrines for them. While connecting robot parts and machine scraps to form huge robotic statues and altars, he accidentally activated the mainframe of the Starstorm, re-powering the entire battle station! Frightened by his now activated robotic gods, Skree decided he didn't want to worship them anymore. What better way to travel the universe in search of new spirit-gods, than to join the Awesomenauts?
- When Skree positions his board on the ground, he becomes invisible for several seconds. Then the board rushes straight back to him, damaging everything in its way.
- Class: Assassin
Ted McPain, Sentry X-58 and Skree have all lived through parts of the Starstorm story, so they will have special voice lines for when they encounter each other in battle.
All characters will also be added to the Playstation 4 version of the Starstorm expansion.
Needless to say, I'd totally kill for the $10,000 Cakemantium Tier Rewards:
SPACE HULK (Windows, Mac)
No, this has nothing to do with Bruce Banner. Yes, this is a Warhammer 40.000 game. Yes, it is a faithful boardgame adaption. Yes, it has its kinks, glitches and is steadily getting patched by the developers. No, it is not XCOM.
Space Hulk was released on the 15th this month and is available on Steam.
"WE ARE THE VANGUARD OF HONOUR. THE CUTTING EDGE OF THE BLOOD ANGELS. WE BRING DEATH."
The legendary Space Hulk returns to Windows PC and Mac in this epic turn based strategy game. Set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, an intriguing story of legendary battles and heroic actions unfolds. Play as a small squad of fearless Space Marine Terminators who attempt to reclaim their honor by mounting an assault on a derelict space hulk infested by hordes of vicious tyranid Genestealers.
Take control of the Adeptus Astartes of the Blood Angel chapter and guide them towards glory, while battling fierce Xenos and uncovering ancient relics in the infested confines of the massive Space Hulk named “Sin of Damnation”.
The game is a 3D digital turn based strategy game that recreates the classic claustrophobic board game experience in both singleplayer and multiplayer.
The game is based on the 3rd Edition Box Set of Space Hulk, which means it includes the full 12 mission campaign, plus 3 tutorial missions. It is going to get a free Level Editor down the line, after the heavy bugfixing is done.
The game's pricetag is $30, so that is indeed kinda steep. If it falls below $20, I'd definitely recommend it to non-fans of the boardgame / 40k, but as it is, you might better wait for the bugfixes first.
Critics are split on this one. Rock Paper Shotgun's reviewer panned it across the board, at the same time for "not being the exact same" experience as the boardgame, and for "being too close" to the boardgame experience. He also got pretty nasty about it, with his late-night review after experiencing a lot of bugs (which are, for the most part, getting addressed already). Meanwhile, players seem to either love it for what it is, or have unreasonable expectations ("SHOOTERRRRR!!!! RPG!!!!!!") because reading the product description ("BOARDGAME!!!!") is too difficult.
If you're a fan of tactical turned based games, this might be worth your while.
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs (Windows, Linux, Mac)
Yes, it is finally coming out, and it looks great. Release Date is the 10th of September. No more delays now. If you want a DRM-free copy, why not use the Official Website and preorder via the Humble Store link - it will get you a DRM-free copy, plus a Steam key, for less than you'd pay elsewhere. Otherwise, it is available on GOG as well as Steam.
This world is a Machine. A Machine for Pigs. Fit only for the slaughtering of Pigs.
From the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther comes a new first-person horrorgame that will drag you to the depths of greed, power and madness. It will bury its snout into your ribs and it will eat your heart.
Obviously no reviews for this one just yet, but if you've played and "enjoyed" Amnesia: The Dark Descent, you know what you're getting into.
I'm making this thread to point out new or upcoming game releases, with some short, tacked-on info on what the games are about, as well as to present early reviews.
This, I hope, will keep people informed about new games coming out, outside of your Assassin's Creeds or Call of Duties.
The thread is open to everyone wanting to point out a new/coming game, but please provide proper info on the release, including exact release dates (if possible), overall genres and some sort of press info!
Let's make a nice info dump~
As of the Enhanced Edition of the second, I think you could come by just fine without the 1st game - the second now comes with some background explanation videos on Witchers, the plot of the first game etc. If you want the detailed experience, you should still play the first game, but the second game does a fine enough job at (re)introducing the player to the world and characters to get by with it as your first game.
The Enhanced Edition of The Witcher 2 comes with this video summary of the first game, specifically:
It does not include the sidequests or anything, but does very well in summarizing the main storyline. As I said, if you want the full depth, read the journals etc, you'll still have to play the first, but there have been little complaints about not understanding the story from just playing the second.
And, for good measure, here's another included video about Witchers in general:
First and Second/Third are vastly different in style. The first drags out quite a bit with walking from A to B to A to C to A etc, and has a lot of gameplay flaws, so don't be discouraged. The second's not the same
School and such really shouldn't cause issues this time. The story's word limit is significantly lower, so there's no excuse for not finding the time. If you have time to chat, you have time to write.
I should probably do more of this as well, eh?
You lucky bastard...