Starborne, the cosmic MMORTS, bids farewell to alpha with a tournament

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Starborne, the cosmic MMORTS, bids farewell to alpha with a tournament

Starborne, the sci-fi MMORTS that's got a hint of EVE Online (as well as CCP's co-founder), will be leaving alpha soon. It's been in development since 2014, and with the beta approaching in early 2020, developer Solid Clouds wants this phase of the galaxy's development to go out with a bang. A few bangs, probably, as players fight for dominion over the galaxy on a tournament server. 

Bowl a perfect game in the funny, free Alfonzo's Bowling Challenge

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Bowl a perfect game in the funny, free Alfonzo's Bowling Challenge

You don't need polygons or voice acting to make a great comedy game, as Alfonzo's Bowling Challenge aptly illustrates. It's a silly, funny, free browser game that's about bowling and (wink wink) absolutely nothing else. In it, you lift and slide a bowling ball around a bunch of cluttered stages, in response to challenges set by Alfonzo. As I cleared each level, and saw what the next had in store for me, a huge smile would invariably spread over my face.

Witness the body horror that allows Rust players to look down and see their legs

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Witness the body horror that allows Rust players to look down and see their legs

It's fun to get a look at how the sausage is made in games, and Rust developer Garry Newman opened the doors to his butcher shop in a blog post today. The post reveals that Newman has wanted for years to let players look down in first-person and see their own legs while playing Rust, rather than traveling through the world as a disembodied camera in the same manner as most first-person games.