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Hampstead, NC, 29 September 2009
Ernest Adams, noted game designer and one of the founders of the International Game Developers' Association called it "a perfect short game." Critics erected temples and worshipped its greatness. Fans adored it so much that they named their children after its most famous characters. Probably. Or maybe darling Zorg Tan Ru from Kalamazoo was just a strange coincidence.
What is "it"? Why, Strange Adventures in Infinite Space. Created, developed, and unleashed by Digital Eel the 2003 IGF finalist game was the predecessor to the 2006 IGF winning Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space and the upcoming board game, Eat Electric Death!
Up until now if one wanted to see the birth of the Infinite Space universe a monetary transaction was involved but those days are now over! Digital Eel, in their bid to attain Beatles-like popularity in the indie gaming world, has now made Strange Adventures in Infinite Space available for FREE.
Free. No check, money order, credit cards, or CODs accepted. Just click on the free games link found right below this paragraph and grab that sucker.
Strange Adventures in Infinite Space is twenty minutes (at a time) of pure retro sci-fi gaming bliss. Explore a randomly created universe, meet aliens, acquire artifacts in the name of scientific progress and stellar manifest destiny. If you're a fan of Weird Worlds take a trip to see where it all began. If you have yet to experience either game there's no better way to get your feet wet. Enjoy the free, full game and when that desire for more sears your soul be sure to check out the sequel, Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite Space.
You're feeling pretty good right about now, aren't you? Sitting there with a grin on your mug, happy that you've just scored a really sweet game for nothing. It gets better. Strange Adventures in Infinite Space isn't the only newly added free offering from Digital Eel.
Besides Strange Adventures in Infinite Space the guys at Digital Eel have also made available-for FREE-their wacky match three game, Soup du Jour. Fear not the Soup Nazi, for yes, there will be soup for you!
Soup du Jour involves matching festively colored candy in a series of ever increasingly difficult levels of play. This isn't your mother's match three game though, no sir. First, this is a physics based match three game. Using bouncing, rubbery, gummy physics the candy will behave in a most peculiar manner. Then there is the dreaded Kitchen Gremlin. Kitchen Gremlins, while only having 1/2 HD, nevertheless can cause wicked problems for you through the use of bombs and dumbfire missiles. That's right, Soup du Jour is a match three game that features bombs and missiles! Remember kids, violence goes better with everything, even matching colored candies.
The complete Soup du Jour is available for download right now. Just follow this link:
Strange Adventures in Infinite Space and Soup du Jour join an impressive catalog of full featured games available to download at Shrapnel Games for free. Other free titles include the tactical turn-based winSPWW2 and winSPMBT, the fantastical mythical world of Conquest of Elysium II, the hypnotic Plasmaworm, the bizarre Big Box of Blox, the squishy Dr. Blob's Organism, and the blood soaked Goblin Slayer.
Of course we like capitalism too since it keeps the lights on so be sure to stop by www.shrapnelgames.com and peruse our complete catalog of award-winning independent strategy and niche gaming titles. Enjoy everything from deep modern warfare simulations such as Air Assault Task Force to futuristic real-time tactical strategy with Remote Assault to the deeply engaging world of Dominions 3: The Awakening and beyond. Recent releases include War Plan Pacific, BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity, and Battle Group Commander: Episode One.
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