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Humble Choice – November, 2022 – Indiecator

It’s a brand new month and I even have been so busy as of late that I simply forgot to put up about this month’s Choice. Sorry about that! I additionally nonetheless must hyperlink to the evaluations written by different folks in my October put up… will try this within the subsequent few days. Life’s been busy currently!

This month is… I’ve blended emotions. It’s a very good month however I’m not fairly positive but about it. Maybe I’ll change my thoughts as soon as I’m accomplished scripting this put up. (Edit: I did.)

Anyway, right here’s a rating, starting from titles that I’m very involved in (1) to titles that I care much less about (8). I really feel like I ought to make clear that form of stuff extra in these posts. I don’t assume there are “better” or “worse” video games right here… I imply, one may argue that there are… however personally, I discover it a bit odd… One may in concept discuss concerning the worth and stuff however I’d like to speak much less concerning the cash aspect of issues right here as a result of Humble Choice is just about all the time value it. Either manner, what I’m making an attempt to say is: I like Roboquest greater than Kingdoms of Amalur. Don’t decide me.

# Game (+ Steam Page) Studio Genre Reviews
* Ghost Song Old Moon 2D, Adventure, Metroidvania, Indie, Platformer TBL
1 Roboquest RyseUp Studios FPS, Action, Roguelite, Indie Krikket
2 Shadow Tactics: Aiko’s Choice Mimimi Games Real-Time Tactics, Strategy, Stealth, Action, Adventure TBL
3 Eldest Souls Fallen Flag Studio Dark Fantasy, 2D, Soulslike TBL
3 Raji: An Ancient Epic Nodding Heads Games Hand-Drawn, Action, Adventure, Indie Kluwes
6 Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Still Running Horrorpunk, Action, Adventure, 2D, Soulslike TBL
6 Kingdoms of Amalur + Addon + OST KAIKO, Big Huge Games, 38 Studios Fantasy, Action, RPG TBL
7 Hell Let Loose Black Matter Pty Ltd WW2, FPS, Action, Shooter TBL
8 UnMetal unepic_fran 2D, Old School, Stealth, Action, Adventure TBL
TBL = To Be Linked… I’ll hyperlink these later. Remind me later.
*Ghost Song is a part of the Humble Games Collection and simply got here out the opposite day, so I’ll most likely write a assessment on this.

Frankly, I’m a bit conflicted. On the one hand, Eldest Souls and Raji have been on my wishlist for ages and I all the time needed to play Aiko’s Choice… and Roboquest seems to be tremendous cool… on the opposite, I’m not a fan of Unmetal, Morbid, Kingdoms of Amalur and/or Hell Let Loose… however first issues first.

Roboquest is a futuristic and fast-paced FPS Roguelite that actually jogs my memory lots of Borderlands and Mothergunship for no matter motive. I imply, Mothergunship principally as a result of the trailer exhibits these lasers and whatnot being tossed at you and there are hordes of enemies, in order that’s cool. Also, it has 2-player co-op, so, if I’m gonna seize this one, chances are high it is perhaps relatively straightforward to search out new folks to play it with. And the Borderlines impression form of simply comes from the artwork type… and it has these comic-style gun sound like in XIII! So, I’d like to play this.

Shadow Tactics is nice, I’ve been instructed. I personal the opposite ST sport on Steam and EGS however haven’t performed them but. Still, I like Stealth and Strategy and I’d think about that I’d get pleasure from these. Similarly, Eldest Souls has been on my wishlist for some time due to how fast-paced and fairly it seems to be. And Raji… I’ve seen Kim and Pete from Later Levels play it on Twitch as soon as and it seemed nice and like one thing I’d get pleasure from. It’s additionally primarily based on mythology, in order that’s a plus in my e-book.

But whereas these 4 video games look comparatively nice for my part, I’m much less impressed by the subsequent few.

Morbid is one other 2D Souls-like but it surely’s impressed by the Lovecraftian horrors… and weirdly sufficient, most devs seem to mistake “Lovecraftian” or something “Souls-like” for gray and darkish… I actually don’t know the way to really feel about that. Morbid doesn’t actually curiosity me an excessive amount of as a result of it’s simply so darkish on the screenshots and primarily gray and bland by way of its color palette. That’s a turn-off in my e-book. It could also be an excellent sport probably but it surely simply doesn’t look too fairly to me.

Kindoms of Amalur might be nice and I like that the soundtrack is a part of this. If I had been to seize this month’s Choice, I may redeem the soundtrack, really. I’m not too involved in one other RPG in the intervening time… or relatively, I simply performed Hellblade the opposite day and something that’s even remotely related could find yourself disappointing even when each video games are extremely totally different. Also, I initially thought that that is extra of a Strategy sport however apparently it’s simply an RPG. lol.

That sport comparability factor is btw a draft that I plan to work on in some unspecified time in the future… similar factor with the “playing one game after having played something else” factor. I simply want time to work on these posts…

And final however not least, Hell Let Loose is a WW2 shooter that pits a lot of gamers in opposition to different gamers… however the one WW2-Shooter that I ever preferred and positively the one WW2-Shooter that issues is the one with dinosaurs in it. Facts.

I’m not precisely into Hell let Loose. It could also be a very good sport for different folks however personally, I’m afraid that I simply wouldn’t get pleasure from this… both for a scarcity of dinos or for a scarcity of ability. And UnSteel is simply… not up my alley in any respect.

All in all, it is a nice month most likely. I used to be a bit on the fence since I roughly dislike fairly a number of titles right here however actually, I feel I’ll seize this month and redeem these first 4 entries. I’m tremendous intrigued by Roboquest. I’m additionally hyped to play Ghost Song through the Humble Games Collection. That one has been on my radar for ages, in any case. Frankly, I’ll most likely simply give away the opposite video games that I dislike on my upcoming stream-a-versary on Twitch, this Saturday (Nov, nineteenth, 0:00 AM till Nov, twentieth, 0:00 PM (instances in GMT+1)).

This put up was first printed on Indiecator by Dan Indiecator aka MagiWasTaken. If you want what you see right here and need to see extra, you’ll be able to examine me out on Twitch and YouTube as effectively.



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