Monday, April 20, 2009

Battle for Wesnoth (PC/Mac/Linux)

The Battle for Wesnoth is a free turn based strategy game based in a fantasy world. The style of play is similar to such games as Age of Wonders, Heroes of Might and Magic. It really a wargame because there's virtually no city management. It's all about recruiting units and using them effectively.

The download size about 220MB

Details taken from site:

* Build up a formidable fighting force, starting from a single leader and a small amount of gold.
* Over 200 unit types in six major factions, all with distinctive abilities, weapons and spells.
* Experienced units gain powerful new abilities as they advance.
* Several multi-player options available, including internet play.
* Scores of different custom-designed maps, and unlimited random maps.
* Hundreds of campaign scenarios available for download via a simple in-game procedure.
* 'Fog of war' feature available for a true test of generalship.
* Sophisticated mark-up language lets advanced users make their own maps, factions or campaigns.
* Excellent language support - 35 different languages currently available.
* GNU/Linux, Windows, MacOSX, RISC OS, BeOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly BSD, AmigaOS4, OS/2 & eComStation compatible.

Underworld (iphone / ipod touch)

Underworld is a Diablo-type game for the iphone / ipod touch. Just the sort of thing I like. Coming soon (i.e. as soon as Apple approves it).

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Bank Panic (iPhone /iTouch)

There are all sorts of fun little game apps to find in the iTunes' appstore. It's fun to just browse for things like this.

Don't expect it to be there for long. Once Nintendo finds out, they might demand that it be taken off, just like they did with this company.