Barnard’s Star

Barnard’s Star

In the 25th century, humanity began to travel the stars. Barnard’s Star, a mere 6 light-years away and home to the closest habitable exoplanet, was first to be colonized. However, even with the blindingly fast velocity of half the speed of light, the trip takes 12 Earth years. So when the colonists ran into trouble, they were on their own.

The trouble they faced took two main forms. First, their robot companions who served as butlers and guardians staged a rebellion and broke free of their human masters. It got ugly quickly – blood and bolts covered many a space station floor. The second was the Critters: weird, otherworldly brutes from the other side of the galaxy who arrived on the scene shortly after the colonists from a nearby wormhole. The colonists were able to estalish contact them and even tried to enlist their help against the mechanical threat, but negotiations were cut short when the Critter ambassadors ate all the humans they were supposed to be talking to.

These three factions – Humans, Robots, and Critters – are locked in a vicious struggle for control of the galaxy. Now is the time to rise up, lead your faction, and fight for your life. The fate of the universe is in your hands.


  • 3 factions (Humans, Robots, and Critters) with 7 character classes per faction

  • Each character has unique attacks and abilities

  • 2 maps, each with unique tactical opportunities such as teleporters and destructible cover

  • 3 layouts for each map, for a total of 6 different playable fields

  • Play offline vs. AI or a friend (or even pit two AI’s against each other, if you just want to watch)

  • Challenge friends and strangers with online multiplayer

For a comprehensive list of all the fighters in the game and their abilities, see the wiki .

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Barnard's Star on Steam



Imagine an Apple 2e version with no quit option, best graphics option 1080p CGA graphics. Beep Sound / music. Why they didn’t just give us a Commodore 64 version is beyond me.

I have my reasons for not refunding the game, but we’re not allowed to discuss it beyond I loved the game on the Commodore 64 and wanted to buy a copy I could play legally.

This is a DOSBOX “hell” version and other than supporting the IP I see no reason to buy it.

Real player with 19.0 hrs in game

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This is not the Jumpmen JR I ever played in the 80ties on my C64, it’s very anoying to play with controller or keyboard.

And the jumpman cannot climb or jump like it did back then on my home computer.

Even the graphics were better on that cool machine !

You can’t even quit properly.

Real player with 0.3 hrs in game

Jumpman on Steam

California Games II

California Games II

The original California Games – first released in 1987 – is considered by many to be one of the best games from the late 8-bit era. Whether it was the original release on the Commodore 64, the slightly-cut-down version that came with the Atari Lynx, or a port from any one of around a dozen other platforms, the unique sun-drenched sports tend to conjure up fond memories from all who played them.

It was inevitable that such a highly-regarded game would be afforded a sequel, and Developer Epyx did not disappoint. By the time the game came out in 1990, 16-bit home computers had become commonplace, meaning that the Amiga, Atari ST and SNES were among the launch platforms.

Now available officially on Steam for the first time, you too can enjoy the five radical and awesome events:

  • Hang-gliding

  • Jet-skiing

  • Snowboarding

  • Bodyboarding

  • Skateboarding

Just like the first game of the series, California Games II is easy to play but hard to master, with plenty of playground arguments about which event was the best.

So get ready to soar like a boss, dust some ice and kick some sweet ollies with this radical and bodacious sequel to one of the most popular games of all time!

From the original manual

_Yo! Dudes and dudettes!

Welcome back to California – land of Fun and Games! Get ready for the ultimate sequel: California Games II. It’s time for “fun in the sun” as you play five totally new events.

First, you’ll try Hang Gliding at San Francisco’s Fort Funston, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, where the most daring hang gliders “hang out”. Next, you’ll take a helicopter ride to the top of Mt. Epyx for a wildly out-of-control Snowboarding run… all the way back down to the beach. Then you’ll take your surfjet out into Monterey Bay for the Santa Cruz Jet Surfing Competition. After that, you’ll compete in the Santa Cruz Bodyboarding Invitational. Finally, you’ll face the challenge of outlaw Skateboarding down the most aggro-cultural California Aqueduct.


California Games II is a game for one to eight players. The object of the game is to score well in every event. Points are awarded for each event based upon your ranking among the other competitors. The player with the most points at the end of a competition earns the title of Supreme Dude. Practice to improve your skills in each event, compete with your family and friends, and soon you’ll be the Supreme Dude.

In competition if you break the record for an event, California Games II records your name and the new high score on the Most Excellent Dudes screen._

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California Games II on Steam

California Games

California Games

C64 version better… =/

Real player with 1.2 hrs in game

Still probably the best surfing video game ever created.

Real player with 0.9 hrs in game

California Games on Steam

Despot’s Game: Dystopian Army Builder

Despot’s Game: Dystopian Army Builder

Catch of the game is the PvP ladder. After you beat the last boss, your winning team will be matched against teams of other players in the king of the hill ladder. This adds so much replayability to already amazing looking and all around solid game. Even if RNG plays a big part, there seems to always be new strategy to beat the top dog in a rock-paper-flamethrower-scissors way. Atleast so far in early access each season brings new balance, new enemies and new mutations to play around, so meta keeps changing and it makes the game feel fresh.

Real player with 80.8 hrs in game

This game, like most autobattlers, suffers a huge issue from the AI being extremely basic.

Everyone only running forward and attacking, regardless of what class they are. Your healers with no attack and 2 armor charge the enemy as brazenly as your tanks, and will have a higher speed then they do so they have to go pretty far back behind them to not reach the enemy before your tanks.

Then there is every unit’s way they use abilities, when they get into a certain range of the opponent they just use it, regardless if they’re in range or not.

Real player with 69.6 hrs in game

Despot's Game: Dystopian Army Builder on Steam

Spartan Firefight

Spartan Firefight

Really enjoyable 2d shooter. You are dropped in a small map and have to fight waves of aliens. There is also an ai deathmatch mode against space marines. Each weapon feels distinct and has a tactical purpose. Upgrade system and unlockables will have you coming back for more. Shooting is limited to high or low aiming. So use of the terrain and ducking is something you need to master. Music is good, but somewhat limited selection. Developer continues to support the game with updates. Would recommend.

Real player with 101.2 hrs in game

Great game, only thing I dislike is that you can only have one linked account, I tried to have my Xbox connected to my game data on here, but that wouldn’t work due to the fact that I have already linked my phones game data, other than that it’s a great game.

Real player with 42.2 hrs in game

Spartan Firefight on Steam

Bots Are Stupid

Bots Are Stupid

A 2D game where you try to maneuver robots through different platforming levels. It sets itself apart from conventional platformers by offering an alternative, more precise way of user input. Instead of directly controlling the character’s movement, the player has to write a set of simple instructions telling his robot what to do. The bot will then follow those instructions precisely and maybe (or maybe not) finish the level.


The commands for the robots are designed to be as simple as possible in order to make the game accessible to anyone. This means that you are not required to have any prior programming/tech knowledge to be able to “program” the bots. The game might also have an educational value by introducing players to the very basics of scripting/programming in a playful way.


  • 18 uniquely challenging Platformer Levels

  • Ultra-precise control by writing instructions

  • Grappling hook, Speed boosters, Conveyor belts

  • Level Editor + Level Sharing

  • Global Leaderboards of each level’s best scripts

  • Infinite supply of bots!

Bots Are Stupid on Steam

Hummingz - Retro Arcade action revised

Hummingz - Retro Arcade action revised

one word, well, two: the s h i t

grab it and enjoy the colorful little rough.

joyfully pump those nasty bees, cause Stefan Preuss saw it the right way:

bees really are hella nasty creatures.

(beware: tough one at “normal level”…)

Real player with 5.9 hrs in game

Hummingz is a cute little version of the arcade game Centipede.

It has nice colors/design and it´s fun trying to get a high score or beat your own score.

I haven´t come past level 4 yet, so I will continue playing after more than 1 1/2 hours, which isn´t bad if you get it for 3,99.

There are some minor things which could be imrpoved, like a better resolution option (fullscreen) for PC or to turn off automatic fire.

And for the negative commentary concerning the topic of mobile games - It´s a good thing that mobile games are also playable on PC as long as they are good, which I think Hummingz is.

Real player with 5.4 hrs in game

Hummingz - Retro Arcade action revised on Steam

Grandmaster Chess

Grandmaster Chess

This game takes your chess experience to the Next level it has both Hints and an opening book, The AI is one of the best i have seen yet the Grand master level is better than and StockFish

this game is a must buy for beginners and advanced Players

if you want to see a gameplay check my youtube Channel: Jaxree

Have fun!

Real player with 1.5 hrs in game

Grandmaster Chess on Steam

Kakele Online - MMORPG

Kakele Online - MMORPG

I have over 150+ hours and these CMs are the worse CMs ive ever seen in any mmorpg game they are so bad do not recommand playing unless you wanna get banned for something dumb!

Real player with 828.4 hrs in game

I have more than 300 hours of gameplay and I came here to talk about the game: (version 3.2)

Good stuff:

1. Totally free to play so far

2. Interesting and challenging missions.

3. Interesting magic system

4. Rare items and difficult to obtain.

5. Interesting Pvp


1. Poor balance Some classes are better than others.

2. Toxic community and many racist people … for you to have an idea the developers will remove the monkey mob from the game because of that.

3. Bad market system (can improve many things)

Real player with 170.1 hrs in game

Kakele Online - MMORPG on Steam