Weeklong Deals for 4/30/18

Hey look, Weeklong Deals, imagine that! They’re all over the place this week, covering sims and horror, adventures and platformers. The Stronghold series is back up so if you haven’t jumped on the original or Crusader, now would be the time. Text-heavy adventure The Sea Will Claim Everything is another favorite of mine, and the very talented writer went on to do Omegaland which also happens to be discounted. There are lots of good deals this time, so surely you’ll find something you like for a dollar or two!

A quick note about the Stronghold games: Since I reviewed the series back in the Summer of Sim, both Stronghold 2 and Stronghold Legends have gotten major, unexpected updates. I’m not going to take down my reviews of them or anything but I won’t be including them on these roundups until I take another look at how they turned out. I have a feeling some major revisions might be in order.

And while I’m here, we’re FINALLY starting up a new review series tomorrow! I’ve been working on this one for months, suffering delays and setbacks, but it’s finally ready. Look out tonight for the Review Series page to appear sometime tonight, and the next two weeks to be filled with random drops of goodness (and some badness)!

GOOD SHOW

Stronghold Crusader HD (Review) – Endless castle-building and sieging in a complete, classic package

Stronghold HD (Review) – The original, timeless castle sieging sim

Technobabylon (Review) – Wonderful point-and-click cyberpunk adventure with loads of creative puzzles and scenes

Lone Survivor (review) – One of the original side-scrolling horror games, and still one of the best

The Sea Will Claim Everything (Review) – One of the best-written, most detailed adventure games you’ll find on Steam

6180 the moon (Review) – Pretty basic platformer with some genius design hiding within

Omegaland (Review) – A fine homage to classic Mario with a dark secret

Cities in Motion (Review) – Wonderfully chill management sim about building transit networks

Dark Fall: The Journal (Review) – Aggressively old-school adventure with some solid atmosphere

RymdResa (Review) – Probably the chillest space roguelike you’ll ever see

Blackbay Asylum (Review) – Super trashy and sometimes spooky horror adventure

BAD FORM

Claire (review) – Basically the bad version of Lone Survivor

Sugar Cube: Bittersweet Factory (Review) – Adorable puzzle-platformer with just not enough going on

Dark Fall 2: Lights Out (Review) – Really builds on all the worst parts of the original Dark Fall

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