After two years in early access Oxygen Not Included has now been officially launched, and we should all play it. It’s a gorgeous hand-drawn colony builder that makes you balance an absolutely insane amount of variables and never stops throwing increasingly complex problems at you, and it’s so blissfully addictive.
Surviving Mars is a maddeningly addictive city building sim from the Bulgarian developer Haemimont Games AD best known for the Tropico franchise. For the fans of Tropico the game will definitely have a familiar feel, except this time we get to be mad power-hungry dictators IN SPACE.
An Anthology of Speculative Fiction set in Manchester Paperback – 21 Oct 2015. This is a really interesting and fun way to spend a couple of hours. The book (available via Amazon – IISBN-13: 978-1518701351) is so unlike the normal collection of short stories. I particularly loved the way it had a Manchester ‘feeling’ which set it apart