Tag Archives: survival

Don’t Starve

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For day #14 in the Game a Day Challenge, today we tested our will to survive and dove into “Don’t Starve.”  Don’t Starve is a open survival game which requires players to build a home and sustainable living arrangements while worrying about their health, hunger, sanity, and all manner of wild beasts.

Don’t Starve does have an “Adventure Mode,” which is more or less the equivalent of a story mode.  We elected to consider the game a success if we survived 30 days in the never ending survival mode instead because, well, to be quite blunt adventure mode is hecka hard!  There is no realistic way Continue reading

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Lone Survivor Review

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Today was the return to long games and frustrated play as I dove into “Lone Survivor.”  Lone Survivor is a horror adventure game in which you play a man who lives alone and has no apparent history, and who is trying to discover where the citizens in his hometown have gone and where the zombie-like creatures who are terrorizing the city came from.  Sadly, those questions don’t really get answered, and that’s my big complaint with the game.

In an adventure game with graphics meant to instill nostalgia the story is typically the aspect which carries the rest of the game.  Lone Survivor creates a lot of story points Continue reading

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Super Budget Brothers Review Das Uberleben

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Listen to the episode here.

“Uberleben is a 1-7 player sky-diving survival game. Try to survive with your friends, or kick them into obstacles.”

Pick the game up here.

Pros:
– A plethora of options to tweak and fiddle with
– Having seven people huddled around a computer sounds fun
– The flat simplistic pixel art does not hinder gameplay

Cons:
– Despite the options, none of them have a large effect on gameplay
– Camera works against the players in co-op
– The monotonous sound of wind blowing through your speakers will slowly drive you to the brink of insanity Continue reading

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