Link Dump Friday №108
Fact: the flu virus can live on ordinary objects for days. Solution? Never touch anything. Ever. In fact, your eyes may be absorbing the flu virus by reading this page. You don't know whose nasty, diseased vision has already seen what you now see. It's gross. Ew. I'm going to the decon chamber now...
- UNCF - It's like Sproing Reloaded, but zanyquirkyweird. And Japanese. Control a little floating guy who apparently has an elastic tail with a ball attached to the end. Swing it around to eliminate the enemies that come floating by.
- Fish Tank - KABOOM! LAZER FISH SUBMARINE THINGIE! Swim forward by wiggling your little self left and right. Tap the [spacebar] to fire a laser beam. You can't move straight, which makes controlling the little sub a challenge, but after you get the hang of it you'll do just fine.
- Kinetikz 3 - A sequel to Kinetikz 2 that expands upon the gameplay quite a bit. Imagine if billiards and a vertically scrolling shooter were smashed together and you'll get the basic picture. On the darker side of things, you have to make some tough shots on-the-fly, which can be frustrating.
- Hive - This game would have been right at home in an early-80s arcade. And I would have pumped quarter after quarter into it, too! Zoom around the screen firing either vertically or horizontally to squish spawning bugs. Created by Brent Silby, author of several unique retro-style games, including Swarm.
- Turbo Tanks - Ever play the old Combat game released for the Atari 2600? Well, Turbo Tanks is remarkably similar to the tank portion of that classic game. Pilot a tank and maneuver yourself around the screen trying to bounce your shots off the wall and hit your opponent. Shockingly good enemy AI might have you screaming for revenge after a few minutes.