Category Archives: Steam Stuff

High cost, low cost; a good game sells, a bad one struggles

Raph Koster has a post about video game costs, which in large part is a continuation of the discussion from TAGN blog about the topic. In terms of game devs, I like Raph (I obviously don’t know him personally), but … Continue reading

Posted in ARK, Blogroll, Camelot Unchained, Crowfall, League of Legends, MMO design, PUBG, Rant, RMT, Steam Stuff | 23 Comments

Watching Early Access games progress, or not

Following Early Access games, especially smaller indie games, is both fascinating and very frustrating. On the one hand, you get to see a game shape up in almost real-time, as well as see how they are learning and adapting their … Continue reading

Posted in beta, League of Legends, Random, Steam Stuff | 4 Comments

This is a Castle Story post, 5 years after the last

Way back in 2013 I posted that I bought Castle Story off a Steam sale, and wasn’t very impressed. Bonus content in the comments section of that post, good to see some things never change. Double bonus about that post … Continue reading

Posted in EQNext, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 1 Comment

Short burst gaming

I got 61 hours out of Dying Light, and at a cost of about $25, that was a good purchase in terms of gaming value. I got 9 hours out of Convoy, and at a cost of $3.50, that was … Continue reading

Posted in Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, EVE Online, MMO design, Random, Rant, Steam Stuff | 3 Comments

Dying Light review

And now, we move on to a game I bought during the Steam sale that I am fully enjoying; Dying Light. It’s an action-combat parkour zombie sandboxy game, so super original and exciting! Kidding aside, Dying Light really is fantastic, … Continue reading

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Rocket League is as boring as soccer

Can someone explain to me why Rocket League is fun? I picked the game up via Steam sale, but I can’t figure out where the fun is, so I need some help here. I find soccer cripplingly boring, both to … Continue reading

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Convoy Review

I picked up Convoy during the Steam summer sale, because a game you have had your eye on dropping to $3 is kinda hard to pass up. I always see Convoy compared to Faster Than Light (FTL), but for me … Continue reading

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