Space Roughhousing: Playful Planting In Shu’s Garden

In twenty minutes of Shu’s Garden [official site], I’ve rolled around planets spreading grass, replanted trees, batted spaceducks around the sky, played tag with another of my space cactus species, and possibly got into a fight with a nasty hair thing. I think. I’m not sure. It’s one of those lovely playful games where you dive in and only realise what’s possible after you’ve done it. More so because you’re playing a life-giving sapient space cactus exploring planetoids, and I have no idea what to expect from such a premise.

Following a release for pocket telephones last year, Shu’s Garden has arrived expanded and enhanced on PC for Windows and Mac at a price of $5 (£3.20-ish)

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Webseite von Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger gehackt

Gehackte Internetseite von Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger (Screenshot)

Die ehemalige Bundesjustizministerin Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger ist Opfer eines Hackerangriffs geworden. Ihre Webseite war stundenlang lahmgelegt, zu sehen waren arabische Schriftzeichen und der Aufruf, mit dem Töten von Muslimen aufzuhören. [mehr]

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Messhof’s Flywrench Actually Really Coming Out Soon

Way back in 2009, long before the crowdfunding boom, Nidhogg creator Mark Essen (even before he was “Nidhogg creator Mark Essen” – and that game hardly had a hasty release) turned to Kickstarter to expand and finish up Flywrench [official site]. It’s a tricky game of maneuvering along obstacle courses, which is me very crudely reducing it because there’s no easy comparison e.g. “it’s like Kuru Kuru Kururin or Roundabout but not spinning and more a platformer but without platforms or Swift*Stitch with flopping and colours.” See? But Flywrench stalled. For years. But!

Flywrench is – unexpectedly – actually coming out soon. “In a month” say Messhof. For real.

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