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Dustbowl in 2018: An Indie Analysis | Backlog Quest!

Dustbowl in 2018: An Indie Analysis | Backlog Quest!

Released on Steam back in 2015 by The Pompous Pixel, Dustbowl is an ambitious adventure RPG heavily influenced by other series of post-apocolyptic games such as Fallout, Metro, Wasteland, and STALKER. Featuring retro stylings, open world exploration, a smattering of simple survival elements, and a fairly hearty amount of character dialog, Dustbowl unapologetically wears its many…

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A Love Letter to Heat Signature | Backlog Quest!

A Love Letter to Heat Signature | Backlog Quest!

Check out Heat Signature: A Love Letter on the 2 Headed Hero YouTube channel for our animated takes on the game’s final form! HEAT SIGNATURE’S spaceship-infiltrating guerilla tactics gameplay combines pause time strategy with top-down shooting and puzzle mechanics to present a beautifully-woven formula of skillful and cerebral gameplay. I, for one, have developed an unhealthy amount…

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BACKLOG QUEST! Lands of Lore : The Throne of Chaos Analysis

BACKLOG QUEST! Lands of Lore : The Throne of Chaos Analysis

A poorly impersonated Patrick Stewart joins the 2 Headed Hero on the newest Backlog Quest analysis and retrospective! Today’s episode is a look back on one of our favorite RPGs from our formative years: Westwood’s Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos. Check out the full video analysis on 2 Headed Hero’s YouTube channel! This…

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MOONLIGHTER REVIEW and ANALYSIS (Steam): A Retailer’s Deep Dive into Shallow Dungeons

MOONLIGHTER REVIEW and ANALYSIS (Steam): A Retailer’s Deep Dive into Shallow Dungeons

Indie gamers have been blessed with an overwhelming amount of choices when it comes to retro-styled titles. Steam and other store platforms have been inundated with a huge amount of 2D shooters, platformers, and roleplaying games that attempt to capture the charm and nostalgia from when 8 and 16 bit consoles reigned supreme. On the…

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