Tag Archives: Roguelike-like

The Name Game: Rebranding The Roguelike

As always, you can click on images to view larger versions. What’s this? A Name Game post that’s actually serious? Indeed it is, but never fear, the Name Game will return to making fun of silly game names soon enough. … Continue reading

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Roguelike Updates: Let It Whip

As always, you can click on images to view larger versions. It’s been a long time since my last Roguelike Updates post. Actually it’s been a while since I posted anything. I am running behind. The biggest recent roguelike news … Continue reading

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Roguelike Updates: New Crawlers and Redder Rogues

Readers who are unfamiliar with rogulikes may wish to read my introduction to the genre, or some of my Roguelike Highlights posts. Also remember that you can click on images to view larger versions. One of the two updated roguelikes … Continue reading

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Going The Distance In FTL

I’ve written about FTL before, and if you’re unfamiliar with the game you should probably read that post first. Here, I’m assuming readers have at least a passing knowledge of the game. Back when I first wrote about FTL, over … Continue reading

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Spelunky Is Now Out On PC

I’ve been busy (read: not playing games), so I haven’t been posting very often. But this is important. Diligent readers will remember that the original freeware version of Spelunky is my absolute favorite roguelike-like (i.e. games that borrow elements from … Continue reading

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Roguelike-like: Red Rogue

Readers unfamiliar with roguelikes may wish to read my introduction to the genre first. I first heard about Red Rogue a few years ago, when its author, Aaron Steed, began a development log forum thread on Tigsource. Soon there was … Continue reading

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Behind The Times: Torchlight

Please note that, like always, you can click on the screenshots for bigger versions. I originally intended to finish playing Torchlight in time for the release of Torchlight 2. Then I injured my wrist, and since Torchlight is a 2-handed … Continue reading

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