"All war is deception"

Monday, December 12, 2016

First Impressions: Prison Architect

Prison Architect is more of a simulator than a traditional real time strategy, but it is still a ton of fun. You play as someone who owns a for-profit prison. It sounds a bit bleak, but the visuals give a somewhat cheery tone.

Things are confusing at first on what to actually do. The to-do list and CEO letter helps a little but not much. I had to go to a video tutorial on YouTube to actually help me get started on how the workflow actually works.

The game speed changers on the top right are a lot of help stopping, slowing, and speeding things up. Once you get going, it is addictive.

There's a problem with the smaller resolutions. As you can see, there are buttons that overlap on the GUI on the bottom of the screenshot. I like to have the game windowed while I multitask on other things.

If you want to try this game out, and support this blog, get it on Steam for a lower price through this link (Prison Architect).

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

What Never Was: Operation SAND

"Operation SAND is a next-gen RTS focusing on tense, realistic and engaging battles between up to 8 players, split into 2 distinct factions with their own approach to warfare. Concentration is key when battling against human opponents, and with a next-gen approach to interaction and immersion, Operation SAND puts you in the hot seat of humanity’s final battle for resources, domination and survival." (from the Indiegogo campaign)