By Josh Augustine
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Bite-sized summaries of the best games you've never heard of.
||CleanDungeon Rushers||Do you dream of finding treasure in dungeons? Of slaying goblins in dungeons? Of building your own dungeons for other adventurers to do such things in? Dungeon Rushers is all about that turn-based RPG pastime of slaying monsters inside dangerous and co.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNight in the Woods||You can’t go home again… OR CAN YOU? Mae, the college dropout kitty that stars in the thoughtful and witty Night in the Woods is doing her darnedest to prove Thomas Wolfe wrong. Night in the Woods is a straightforward adventure game that lets puzzle||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMini Metro||I never knew urban planning was so relaxing! Mini Metro puts your in charge of designing, building, and growing the train lines for a rapidly growing city. New stations pop up constantly, passengers never stop rolling in,||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHero Generations||It takes a village to raise a child. And it takes 10 generations of a village to raise a hero, apparently. This week, we jump into Hero Generations: Regen, a turn-based RPG where every action takes a year off your life.||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHex||Four years after players first got access, the most ambitious card game ever published is ready for you to jump in. Hex has been on a slow development road, but with the latest release of its second PVE adventure zone,||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSubnautica||One part peaceful tropical vacation, one part crafting and exploration simulator, one part horror survival game. Subnautica is unique and beautiful. And its colorful, exotic underwater world is finally ready for visitors!||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrawl||Do you have 3 friends? Do you often enjoy having fun with these friends, perhaps in the same room, maybe while laughing, joking, and playing games? Do you and/or these friends own game controllers? Good, then you meet every requirement needed to play t.||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefender’s Quest: Valley of the Forgotten||Tower defense gets a story-tastic overhaul in Defender’s Quest, a brilliantly polished and wickedly clever RPG/Tower-Defense hybrid game made by three people. The core strategy gameplay rivals anything in the genre,||10/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoly Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!||You already know if you should play this game. Search your heart. Did the goofy title fill it with child-like wonder and joy? Then read on, happy potato person, Because you’re going to craft silly weapons across the entire universe!||10/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDustforce||Platformers stress me out. My reflexes aren’t great, and the genre famously punishes players like me who can’t execute fast movements. But Dustforce is different. Its calming music, smooth gameplay, and gentle themes and art are relaxing.||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForced Showdown||I’ve never had strong opinions about a Rambo-inspired rat before, but now I know with every fiber of my being that Ratbo must die. After the devious little bastard blew me up with home-made rockets, his demise was the only thing I thought of while cut||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Must Build a Boat||Don’t ask questions. You must build a boat. It doesn’t matter why. Stop asking. Ugh, you’re really not going to let this go are you? Fine! You must build a boat so that you can sail to differently themed regions and fight your way through dungeons||8/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Banner Saga||I initially picked up The Banner Saga just to have something to tinker with while I ate lunch, when I couldn’t play fast-paced games. But instead of a 30-minute detour, I got an incredible 10-hour epic saga that kept me glued to my chair for the entir||8/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDarkest Dungeon||Darkest Dungeon has taught me to be a terrible person. I bet you thought that Party Hard had already done that, huh? Nope! Darkest Dungeon’s hardcore dungeon-crawling has quickly trained me to treat my loyal soldiers like disposable,||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanParty Hard||This one’s a bit odd. You have to promise not to give me a weird look when I tell you what Party Hard is about, okay? Here we go. Party Hard is a stealth puzzle game about going to a party and killing everyone there in creative ways,||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuild of Dungeoneering||Guild of Dungeoneering is a unique hybrid game that mashes up cards, puzzles, deck building, roleplaying, strategy, and tower defense into one tiny, wonderful bundle. You grow your base, train recruits, and power them up by leading them through dungeon.||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Josh is great. I just started listening, and am impressed. But needs more Age of Empires. Haha.
This podcast is a great show about awesome indie games that are super unique. I've been really interested in every game Josh discusses. I am constantly checking my phone to see when new episodes are released. If you like indie games, you'll love this podcast!
Games you missed!
What a fun show. Josh tells us about games from the past few years that we prolly missed and should definitely try out. Even better, each week we have a chance to win the game he's talking about. Thanks, Josh!