Spore Review

Spore – Part 1

Developer: Maxis
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Released on: Dec 19, 2008

Spore is a simulator game, portraying the evolutionary stages of an alien creature, starting as a single cell, then gradually becoming sentient beings ready to establish themselves on this unknown planet. Design your own creature and help them survive all five stages of life. One day they could potentially colonize entire galaxies!

Genre: A Simulation/Exploration game

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Shadowrun: Hong Kong Review

Shadowrun: Hong Kong
Extended Edition

Developer: Harebrained Schemes
Publisher: Harebrained Holdings
Released on Aug 20, 2015

Shadowrun: Hong Kong is a spin-off campaign in the Shadowrun series, praised for its interactive turn-based combat and traditional RPG setup, being a cornerstone of virtual tabletop games, except the party is thrown into a cyberpunk-themed fantasy world. Growing up as a street orphan, you reunite with your foster brother in the city of Hong Kong to decipher Raymond’s urgent message.

Genre: A Strategic Adventure RPG

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FTL: Faster Than Light Review

FTL: Faster Than Light 

Developer: Subset Games
Publisher: See Above
Released on Sept 14, 2012

FTL: Faster Than Light is a strategy-based simulator where you’re a spaceship captain, trying to save the galaxy from the invading rebel fleets. Traveling from one point to another, you will encounter many perils that lie ahead. You are responsible for keeping your crew alive by directing power towards the ship’s main functions. 

Genre: A Simulation-Strategy Game

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Renowned Explorers Review

Renown Explorers: International Society

Developer: Abbey Games
Publisher: Same as Above
Released on Sept 02, 2015

Renown Explorers: International Society is described as a strategic, rogue-like, virtual board game, the quintessential portrayal of an expedition in the 19th century. You will form a crew of three and lead them into undiscovered territories, eager for the adventure of a lifetime; the promise of fame and fortune at your fingertips.

Genre: A Strategy Board Game

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A Review of RimWorld

RimWorld on Steam

Developer: Ludeon Studios
Publisher: Same as above
Released on July 15, 2016

If you were stranded in a dangerous world with nothing besides a few of your friends and some basic supplies, how long do you think you’d survive? Fortunately, there are games that let you find out the answer without risking your life. Rimworld gives you the chance to take on aspects of human colonization to a whole new level, by simulating the challenges of building an empire.

Genre: Indie-Strategy Simulator

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