Tagged: fantasy

Screenshot from Dominus

Dominus Strategy category

From the highest vantage point to a small dungeon, Dominus finds a plethora of ways to wage war and then never gives you the time to try them.

Screenshot from Knight Moves

Knight Moves Puzzle category

Chess moves are a bit of a silly basis for a whole game. Knight Movies definitely makes a go of it though.

Screenshot from Knights of the Crystallion

Knights of the Crystallion Other category

Bill Williams’s ridiculously ambitious “cultural simulation” game tries to create an entire society and its religion. It’s hard to understand, a chore to play, and incredible in scope.

Screenshot from The Madness of Roland

The Madness of Roland Multimedia category

This early CD-ROM novel by Hyperbole Studios imagines how to tell a story across multiple perspectives and mediums, an inventive idea even though the story is muddled.

Screenshot from Magus

Magus RPG category

In place of plot or a focus on RPG stats, Magus lets you wander.

Music Highlight: Realmz Music Highlights category

A trip-hop electric piano groove isn’t an obvious choice for shop music in a fantasy RPG, but it fits the mood.

Screenshot from Obitus

Obitus RPG category

Not all who wander are lost, but in Obitus, you will always be lost. For this otherwise simple and charming RPG, either prepare to draw your own maps or don’t bother playing.

Screenshot from Tlön: A Misty Story

Tlön: A Misty Story Adventure category

In the absence of a compelling lead character, story, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.