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Archive for Tag : indie games

Corral Countdown 6: Steam Achievements

Steam Achievements are special rewards for completing various game objectives, and Boot Hill Bounties has got 52 of them. Why 52? Because that’s how many cards are in a standard deck of playing cards (minus jokers). Playing cards are the motif for achievements in Boot Hill Bounties with a each suit representing a type of[…]

Corral Countdown 7: Mystery Eggs

One of my favorite things about video games are the mysteries left unsolved sometimes. Before Game Theory was making a dozen videos theorizing about the hidden lore of Five Nights of Freddy’s I was theorizing about the hidden meanings in Silent Hill 2. So I wanted to make sure there were a lot of interesting[…]

Corral Countdown 8: Puzzle Bosses

We all love a good boss fight full of dramatic near losses and exciting comebacks. As you would expect, Boot Hill Bounties features plenty of those. However, I also wanted to point out how there will be some unusual bosses that require unusual strategies to defeat. Puzzle bosses are a great way to subvert expectations[…]

Corral Countdown 9: One More Hat for Kid

In this penultimate Hat Tuesday at the Corral Countdown, we’ll look at one more hat for Kid. As always, I keep this hat stuff behind spoilers. So you’ll have to click to see it. Hat Spoilers! Click to Reveal! The Wolf Mantle is said to be imbued with the noble spirit of the wolf and[…]

Corral Countdown 10: Trappings

Just what are “trappings?” Many RPGs have them, although by a different name – Relics, Accessories, Trinkets. They are equippable items that give a character some kind of benefit.   “Trappings” was the most Wild West-y word for this kind of thing. A Trapping can be an article of dress or equipment – such as[…]

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