Attention all moon mutants and interstellar aliens! Be sure to check out the hypernifty Infinite Space III: Sea of StarsFacebook page as well as the supercool(ed) Weird Worlds: Return to Infinite SpaceFacebook page for game and space news, announcements, cool links, space imagery and more. Engage!
Digital Eel's "Nightmare Band" (AKA The Mystery Kitchen) is usually sound and music wrangler Rich Carlson but, depending on the project, may include musicians Edwin Sykes and Sotiris Gougousis, as well as Digital Eel co-founder and artist, Bill Sears.
June 21, 2018
THREE WORDS TO MAKE THE HOT DAYS COOL
DIGITAL EEL GAMES DISCOUNTED 75% OFF!
Hey, it's Mr. Sun, heralding the beginning of summer AND the start of the fabulous Steam Summer Sale, the best game sale of them all!
In celebration, Digital Eel's entire Steam catalog is on sale, including Protagon (Digital Eel's first VR game - just updated!), Weird Worlds and its community-funded sequel, Sea of Stars (Digital Eel's award winning space roguelikes), and the Sea of Stars Soundtrack (featuring music by UK film and radioplay composer, Edwin Sykes). Wow, get ready to engage!
Three games and a fantastic soundtrack album at prices so low--75% OFF!--that you'll actually want to give Digital Eel MORE money for them! So, if we were you, which would be a neat trick, we'd get them all and run home Jack before we catch on! Or...something like that.
Meanwhile, stay cool and be sure to play all Digital Eel games in air-conditioned* comfort.
*Air-conditioning unit not included in price.
[Update for Windows 10 users: If you're experiencing mouse issues when you try to play Weird Worlds, right click the launch icon or shortcut and set compatibility mode to Windows 8. That's it!]
June 18, 2018
V1.1.0 "fun upgrade" released!
This substantial update is aimed at making Protagon more enjoyable to play. Less waiting for the ball to come to a complete stop, more aiming and shooting! Various rough edges have been smoothed out to make it easier for new players to learn the game as well.
V1.1.0 Release notes:
+ Level 5 no longer allows ball to bounce near-indefinitely
+ Level 6 is now more straightforward to solve
+ Ball orients itself automatically when the controller is near
+ Player can no longer interact with the ball when it is moving
+ Ball stops quicker to speed up play
+ Platform transition is now near-instantaneous
+ Ambient noise in the final three levels has been reduced
+ Laser beam end point accurately shows where ball will stop
Don't forget, when you purchase a game from the Humble Store, you support charities like Make a Wish, the American Red Cross, Save the Children and Worldreader, so please "engage!" today.
April 19, 2018
Goggles up! It's the 2018 Steam VR Spring Sale!
Are you prepared to submerge? Get ready to experience three dimensional worlds of wonder. Steam's VR Spring Sale has begun at last! During the sale, get Digital Eel's* new VR game Protagon for only $2.99. That's 70% off so you can try the future right now!
Protagon is a hybrid casual game that blends concepts from mini-golf and pinball with an intuitive VR interface. Just pull the handle on the ball, aim and release to launch it into the zero-gravity course!
Also, be sure to listen to the new music compilation by Digital Eel co-founder and court musician, Rich Carlson HERE.
April 15, 2018
Be sure to check out Digital Eel co-founder (and court composer) Rich Carlson's new collection of music composed and recorded over four decades! It's called Vintage Strains and contains 23 different selections, not presented in boring chronological order. It's sort of like a musical mystery tour. RC hopes you enjoy the ride. Streaming. Purchase and download. No DRM. No GMO's. Yes!
There's no time like right now to Engage! Weird Worlds of wonder, and a gaggle of disgusting aliens, await you! What is a gaggle, btw? Anyway, please note that a portion of every Humble purchase goes to charity*. Since 2010, Humble has given over $117,000,000 to charities like Make a Wish, the Red Cross, Save the Children and more. I guess that's why they're Humble--because they are!
The Winter Sale runs for the next 13 days. Get on it so you can explore the galaxy during your lunch hour. (Or dinner, or 2nd breakfast, or a late night snack--wait a minute, Ripcord is getting hungry!
Ripcord out (to lunch).
*If you'd like to contribute directly to our favorite charity, RIF (Reading Is Fundamental), please visit the RIF website here.