tagged : sci-fi

Eight characters, a number, and a happy ending (K.G. Orphanides)

"As you wake to find yourself on the acceleration couch in Control, you can expect the muscle memory of your training to come back first: the product of intensive drills designed to prepare you for both combat and the stresses of command. The reintegration of your memory framework follows: your years at the academy and all that came before." - Author's description

Play here (Browser)

No Mario's Sky (ASMB Games)

"Featuring 10s of Goombas, An Infinite Universe, Muscle Toad, "Original" Music, "Faithful" Physics, Social Commentary about Interplanetary Colonialism, and a Radical Space Ship; No Mario's Sky is the hackneyed remake-gone-mashup you've been craving." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Windows, Mac, Linux)

X-Force (Richard Bayliss, Psytronik)

"It has been discovered the planet Darx is rich in minerals that Earth needs to use to construct a shield to protect our planet from a possible alien invasion. You are sent on a mission to the planet Darx to extract the minerals we desperately need for our planetary defence shield." - Author's description

Download on itch.io (Commodore 64)

Note: You will need a C64 emulator like VICE to play the game.

Infested (GrahfMetal)

"In INFESTED you must find your way through an infested space ship and discover a way to escape by using the resources and environment around you." - Author's description

Why play it? Because you have missed adventure games in the ICOM tradition and Infested is a truly great sci-fi homage to them.

Download on itch.io (Windows, Mac)

[Via PC Gamer]