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Steam Summer Sale, Day 7: Super Meat Boy, LA Noire, Total War, Indie Bundle 7 and more

We’re gonna let the “Ouch, my wallet!” jokes simmer for a couple days (or until we can think of a good one, whichever comes first) and instead we’ll just give you all the straight poop on today’s Steam Summer Sale offerings. Amongst today’s Most Discounted Things[TM] is the Carpe Fulgur series , which includes Chantelise – A Tale of Two Sisters , Fortune Summoners and Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale

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A Diversity of Roguelikes

Filed under: PC , Retro , Adventure , RPGs , Casual This is a weekly column focusing on “Western” role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. Once upon a time, the “Roguelike” genre was a semi-hidden cache of secrets in gaming. Games like Rogue and NetHack were passed around from floppy to floppy, not sold in stores, not discussed in magazines, and certainly not treated as part of the same tradition as an Ultima or even a Gold Box game .

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