• beard_of_zeus posted a message in the forum topic Sales on games I haven't heard much about. on the General Discussion board

    Black Book is great, I would recommend it. I personally appreciate that it is a narrative-focused game with deck building mechanics (like a Steamworld Quest) versus the more common run-based deck buil...

  • beard_of_zeus created a list Games I Finished in 2021, pt 2.
  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post UPF 11/12/2021.

    I know there was a lot of goofing on Dead or School, but I found it to actually be a pretty solid side-scrolling action game with some interesting RPG elements (a lot of loot, weapon upgrades, skill t...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post UPF 10/21/21.

    Dungeon Encounters has been ticking every box for me, you can definitely tell it is directed by Hiroyuki Ito. It is bare bones in a lot of ways, but mechanically rich and interesting on the gameplay s...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post Factory Sealed Retirement Plan.

    I wish I had a complete copy of Drill Dozer, let alone a sealed one. That's probably the one I'm most jealous of, love that game.

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post Fuga: Melodies of Steel.

    @silentman0 said:DON'T SLEEP ON THIS GAME! It already has a guaranteed spot in my top 5 of the year.Same, loved it. Sad that it came and went without much fanfare, guessing a big part of that was thi...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message in the forum topic VN-ese Waltz: August - Raging Loop. on the Raging Loop board

    This game was a very pleasant surprise for me, I quite enjoyed it. I was initially a little wary given the Kemco pedigree, but I believe you are correct in that they have made some VNs before, just no...

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  • beard_of_zeus posted a message in the forum topic Good PSN games? (PS3). on the General Discussion board

    @fisk0: Yeah, those Soldner-X games are really good horizontal shooters. They put out a Definitive Edition of X-2 on PS4 with some tweaks and additions that I have a played quite a bit of.

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message in the forum topic Good PSN games? (PS3). on the General Discussion board

    @blergh: Hey, I just played through both the echochrome games recently, they are a lot of fun. I totally forgot the sequel was PS Move required. But luckily I had that set up already because I boot up...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post E3 2021: Rat River Tech Has Advanced in A Plague Tale: Requiem.

    I adored the first game, sign me up for this!

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post E3 2021: Relive the 90s as the Mob's Serial Cleaners.

    @enjay said:@beard_of_zeus: pretty sure its the sequel, its the same devsWhoops, I feel stupid now! That makes a little more sense. I still stand by this looking a little more bland than the first ga...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post E3 2021: Relive the 90s as the Mob's Serial Cleaners.

    So…this is just a ripoff of Serial Cleaner with a way more boring art style? I don’t understand why this exists.

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post A Relaxed Friday Stream 06/11/21.

    Had never heard of Chicory, but it looks awesome! Will definitely be buying it ASAP, thanks for sharing Jan!

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post Summer Game Fest 2021.

    Metal Slug Tactics got me so excited, the peanut butter (Metal Slug) and chocolate (SRPG) they have combined are two of my favorite things. Seems like a yummy combo to me!!!I'm also totally down for ...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message in the forum topic Vinny, Brad, and Alex have started a new Podcast and streaming project called Nextlander. on the General Discussion board

    @hatking said:Fascinating! I guess I'm finally going to use Patreon!Haha, same.

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message on the post A Relaxed Friday Stream 05/28/2021.

    @willeffinfarrel said:Man, I like EDF games, but the YUKES ones (like most (all?)) Yukes games, this seems awful. Insect Armageddon, and Iron Rain both just didn't have the honesty as a real EDF game...

  • beard_of_zeus posted a message in the forum topic What are the best/worst stealth segments in a game where stealth is not a core mechanic?. on the General Discussion board

    It's a bit more than a single segment, but the stealth parts of Shadow of Rome are not that fun, especially when juxtaposed against the fun, brutal coliseum fights that compose the rest of the game.