NOTICE 1: There’s a lot to unpack with the #blacklivesmatter protests happening all over the US and really all over the world. I put some links at the bottom of this post in the bullets section to provide some starter reading/watching material on the century-plus of history leading up to what’s happening now. The only reason I took time out to do that is because it fell into the normal process by which I make these posts. I strongly suggest you do some research of your own if you want to know more.
NOTICE 2: Indie Game Website just ran my QA with the developer of Umurangi Generation, which I did a post here on some time ago. It’s got a lot about the current events that inspired the game as well as the Maori culture behind its imagery.
If it turns out well when it comes out in early 2021, the just-announced Odyssey expansion pack for Elite Dangerous could be arguably the most significant upgrade to the game since its launch in 2014. I honestly didn’t think Frontier Developments would add on-foot surface exploration, which it dubbed “Space Legs”, anywhere close to this soon, if ever. This could be a real moment for space simulator fans.Continue reading