In Real Life

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

It’s the weekend after PAX Aus, and the weekend after the Steam sale. I’m sure many of you have quite a lot new on your plate, and a lot of ideas after checking out PAX’s freeplay area. What are you going to tackle over the weekend?

Did anyone see any interesting board games at PAX Aus that they grabbed? I spotted some board games from a designer I respect a lot, David Sirlin, in the form of Yomi and Puzzle Strike. Didn’t have time to play them, unfortunately.

I did manage to pick up Dust: An Elysian Tail in the Steam sale though. I didn’t know much about it, but the trailer made it look fantastic. Luke Plunkett’s post about Mercenary Kings has me really wanting to get some Metal Slug action, and I keep hearing good things about Rogue Legacy as well. I’m also previewing a game that I’ll be posting about here next week, and can’t talk about yet, but I’m sure you’ll find your way to the answer. All roads seem to lead to there.

My OUYA has also arrived, and I’m actually really excited. About the games, sure – but moreso just to break the damn thing. I’ve already got my Youtube vids bookmarked on how to side-load, hack, emulate… I honestly think the majority of the fun for me will be finding ways to use it other than what was intended.

How about you?