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RadDevonI read the thread last week and discovered AltspaceVR. That has been a pleasant surprise. I bought a headset back when COVID broke thinking I could jump into Rec Room and VRChat to hang out with...
I read the thread last week and discovered AltspaceVR. That has been a pleasant surprise. I bought a headset back when COVID broke thinking I could jump into Rec Room and VRChat to hang out with people if I wanted. That turned out to be a bad idea. Those two seem to be overrun with adolescents being obnoxious. I've been pleasantly surprised with Altspace so far. I run a developer meetup that hasn't been able to meet in person for a while now, and I'm considering running an event inside Altspace since it has offered such a nice experience.
Here's what else I've been playing:
Tell Me Why
I really enjoyed playing Life Is Strange, and my daughter who was probably 13 at the time was entranced by the story. The second game didn't quite grab me like the first, but this game gives me the same feeling as the first game. It's a grounded young adult drama with some supernatural elements and a bunch of believable charming characters.
In terms of gameplay, it's one of those "new-school" adventure games pioneered by Telltale. You have direct control over characters, and you're looking for key objects and solving puzzles to advance a story. And it's way more fun than it sounds when you type it out like that. 😆
This is another new-school adventure game with more of a sci-fi flair. It's unique in that you play as a space station's computer interacting with a human on the ship – unlocking doors, fixing broken systems, and reporting anomalies. It's a cool twist on the genre. I'm not super far, but it seems to have a bit of a 2001: A Space Odyssey vibe.
This is one of the most fun games I've played in a long while. I doubt there's anyone with the ability to play it who isn't at least aware of it, but, in case you're not aware, imagine crossing DDR with Fruit Ninja and you'll have an idea what this is. It's got a great track-list out of the box, but the community produces amazing custom tracks all the time. Just an incredible game and a really good workout that you'll want to do.
Got to play a demo of this, and I was shocked at how much fun it was. This is like Mirror's Edge in a cyberpunk world, but they took out the clunky gun combat and replace it with a sword that integrates much better with the game's locomotion. I'm shocked it's debuting at $30, but at the same time, I'm afraid it must be really short. I can't imagine they would sell a game with such excellent production that is also a meaty experience at that price. It's on my radar though. It's out later this month.
The Realm is a graphical MMO launched by Sierra back in 1996. It has changed hands since the, but it’s still live. Most recent patch dropped on the 15th of this month.