In Terra Nil, players are tasked with bringing life to a diverse series of environments that were turned into wastelands by pollution. In addition to using technology to build sustainable ecosystems, players also eventually need to recycle everything they’ve built and leave the environments pristine for their new animal inhabitants.
Developer CarloC is back with another innovative wargame, this time enlisting players to fill out the big combat boots of a tough drill sergeant tasked with turning soft civilians into solid soldiers in just twelve weeks of intense training.
This week Modern Gamer Marie Brownhill constructs a review on TerraScape, a deck based city builder and puzzle title that allows players to build their own impressive cities. It’s currently available in Early Access for Steam and GoG.
Munchkin is a beloved classic card game that is very popular with role-players. It offers a perfect mix of hilarious items, spells and monsters to collect and fight, and highly competitive gameplay. And it’s now available on Steam as Munchkin Digital, with mobile versions incoming soon.
Rebirth is the third DLC for Iceflake Studio’s Surviving the Aftermath, where players try to turn a struggling post-apocalyptic colony into a major new city. Rebirth adds a new blighted enemy, a separate research tree for upgrades, new buildings and the ability to finally heal the wasteland.
Players in Aces and Adventures will combine traditional poker hands from a 52-card deck with others depicting spells and magical abilities in a unique card battler that is easy to pick up and play but difficult to master – just like you’d want in a deckbuilding adventure.
As one of the most detailed World War II tactical wargames to be released in years, Second Front does a good job of balancing unit complexities, strategy and accessible gameplay. Strategy gamers will want to quickly enlist for Second Front.
If you are still waiting for Diablo IV or have dived way too deep into any of the Torchlight games, then you might want to give Xploquest 3 a try. It’s got the fight, loot and upgrade gameplay loop down perfectly and is great for some mindless monster-killing fun.
Fire Emblem Engage brings new life to the 30-year-old Fire Emblem series while also managing to include mechanics from the GBA and SNES era titles, some features introduced in the 3DS games, and even elements from Three Houses. It’s the best of all worlds in Fire Emblem Engage.
GiN played with Mahokenshi last year when the title was still in beta, and now dives back into its in-depth Japanese folklore for a full review.