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July 18th, 2007, 11:34
GameTunnel is an excellent indie game site and their latest feature is a Top 100 list. It's based on games they have reviewed (a sizeable 458, apparently) so that is going to exclude some titles but it's still worth a browse. I doubt there will be much agreement with the rankings but RPGs (or RPG-ish games) covered include Mr. Robot, Geneforge 3 and 4, Cute Knight, Aveyond, DROD, Fastcrawl, Minions of Mirth and Land of Legends.
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anyone tried this Mr. Robot thing??
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anyone tried this Mr. Robot thing??
Mr. Robot is really great, in my opinion.

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July 18th, 2007, 14:37
Tghis game has already got an award, I expect to appear on this list one day as well :
http://www.bit-blot.com/aquaria/


I've tried the demo of Tribal Trouble. What really impressed me with this game is that it is programmed entirely in Java ! - Or at least that's how I saw it.

Apart from that, it's a neat game, imho, at least judging from the demo.
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July 18th, 2007, 16:03
Well, Tribal Trouble is a Torque Engine game. So it uses Torque script.
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July 18th, 2007, 16:44
The fact that Prelude to Darkness is nowhere to be found basically invalidates the whole list.
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July 18th, 2007, 17:55
Well I just went on a demo downloading spree! In terms of rankings, I don't know most of those games but I was surprised to see Slitherine's Gates Of Troy at #64. Surprised because I don't really see Slitherine as an indie developer and surprised because it was ranked fairly low.

You know the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views, which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.
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July 18th, 2007, 18:15
Cool! Lots of new games to try.
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July 18th, 2007, 20:12
yeah, I want to check out that Tribal Trouble one, and the Escape from Mexico or whatevr.

Glad that FastCrawl got some credit, great game!!
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July 18th, 2007, 20:54
Ok, Mr. Robot is awesome! That's a definite must-buy as soon as I've got some fun money kicking around.
Tribal Trouble was not bad, a basic RTS with a good dose of humour, but it's still an RTS. Mexican Motor Mafia seems decent, the controls are a bit of a pain though, I'll have to give it another try.

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July 18th, 2007, 22:45
I second the vote for Mr. Robot. It's a fun game sort of like ParaDroid meets Sokoban.
Some of the puzzles are fiendishly clever.

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Played Mexican Motor Mafia some more. Technically it's a solid achievment but the controls are really difficult which made it too frustrating for me.
Plot-wise, if you've played Hard Truck Apocalypse it's basically the same thing, though with a different setting. Revenge plot, drive around doing errands, bounty hunting, fed-exing and so forth.


Combat is basically shooting at other cars, but you've got to manually aim a targeting cursor with the mouse while driving the car via the arrow keys or wasd in a top down view. For one with terrible reflexes, this pretty much kills the fun factor.

Lots of style, and with some control improvements and, ideally, a better camera angle, it could be pretty great.

You know the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views, which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.
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July 19th, 2007, 02:12
Originally Posted by Mr. H View Post
The fact that Prelude to Darkness is nowhere to be found basically invalidates the whole list.
As I said, it covers games they have reviewed and that will skew the list. Personally, if it were my list, PtD probably wouldn't be on it because I simply can't run it for more than a few minutes without a crash.

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July 20th, 2007, 17:42
Heh, understandable. The 1.8 version managed to topple Daggerfall's position as the buggiest game I have ever played. The fact that I enjoyed as much as I did despite the constant crashing almost made it more impressive.
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