Party like if it’s 1996! Retro F.P.S. STRAFE needs your support and has the best video game trailer ever!

STRAFE is a retro F.P.S. that needs your support. It also has the best video game trailer EVER and an unexpectedly shitcool official website that will remind to old-timers the dawn of the webernet.

Strictly single-player, it will feature permadeath, automatically generated levels, extreme mayhem and Oculus rift support. The gore will remain even after death, and as the developer explained to an interview given to Eurogamer:

Every shell casing. Every blown-off limb. Every drop of monster juice. It all persists in the environment and never fades away, disappears, or disappoints. Just as you’d expect from a real-world massacre.
Since the levels constantly change, this blood and gore is your compass in Strafe®. It informs you where you’ve previously traveled and directs you toward new paths of destruction in each level set.

Shit, even John Romero has expressed his supports! As we speak and with 25 days to go,  1,529 backers have pledged $53,800 out of a $185,096 goal. The platforms will be PC and Mac. Incorrigible console gamers such as myself will cross their fingers for future ports.


Posted on by panos.agoros in Computing, crowd funding, F.P.S, Gaming, PC, Retro, strafe

About panos.agoros

Music and computers. The same two passions that Panos has ever since he was a kid, have defined the path that he would follow in life. He studied computer science in Paris-France in the early/mid 90's and is an IT engineer, providing since 1999 Mission Critiical support for enterprise environments. He is also known to be a retro hardware scavenger and old computer collector. His love for music pushed him to become actively involved in the scene. From November 1995 until the early 00's he ran Chaotik Webzine, a pioneering music webzine and the first to provide coverage for both the metal & hardcore underground. He is for the last 15 years an editor of Metal Hammer Greece, the biggest music magazine in the country. He rans a small record label and distro, Blastbeat Mailmurder, and is also the vocalist/lyricist of critically and fan acclaimed astrogrind outfit Dephosphorus. In his lost hours he does field recordings and manipulates sound waves for his experimental noise/ambient Kommpound.

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