The best of both worlds, Infinite Space Battle Poker plays like Poker and fights like a starship combat game. Choose any Poker variant you wish; five card draw, seven card stud, even Texas Hold ‘Em or our favorite, Anaconda. Then vie for control of the tabletop, er, Infinite Space, with an array of starship types, alien races, mercenaries, leaders and rare artifacts, like the ship-shattering Chromium Gong!
The game features card artwork by Iikka Keranen, JP Farquar and Denis Loubet. The cards will be manufactured by USPCC, the maker of Bicycle brand playing cards, and will feature their famous Air-Cushion finish.
Please join our Kickstarter campaign to help make Infinite Space Battle Poker happen in an excellent way. We’ve had a blast with the playtest decks but now we want to let everyone in on the fun with quality cards and decks made to last.
As part of our celebrating Digital Eel’s 15 year anniversary on Sunday, we’ve decided to make our games Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity and Data Jammers: FastForward absolutely FREE!
Brainpipe is an award-winning arcade game described as being a “zen-inducing trip that will blow your mind” and “like having sex with Yog Sothoth.” Kewl.
Get Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity FREE from Steam, IndieGameStand (DRM-free) and itch.io (DRM-free).
Jammers is what could happen if Hot Wheels met Tron: twisty racing and destruction in a retro wireframe world. A short and sweet arcade BLaST. Watch out for those gliding eyeballs!
Get “Data Jammers: FastForward” FREE from Steam, IndieGameStand (DRM-free) and itch.io (DRM-free).
Well, spring already went sproing… Now, it’s summertime with the birds and the bees and lots of Digital Eel games, every one of them on sale at 50% off of (virtual) sticker price. (And there was great rejoicing!)
Get ’em all, add the prices up and you’ll get a facepalmingly low total that will make you wish there were more Digital Eel games to buy! (Hold your horses. That news is coming soon.)
Feel free to get familiar with the Infinite Space game system by playing Weird Worlds first. If you like it, and we’re sure you will, give Sea of Stars a go. While it is similar, it has its own unique quirks, twists and special features. It also features a dynamite space soundtrack by British compser, Edwin Sykes–music not to be missed!
Enjoy your saga among the weird worlds of the Purple Void and remember: the stars are your destiny, that disgusting alien on your left might be your friend, and happiness is a warm particle vortex cannon.
This just in: John Harris’s Digital Eel interview has been posted. Harris, of GameSetWatch writing for his @Play Collected blog, covers a lot of ground with thoughtful questions and reflections. Topics range from roguelikes and game design influences to Digital Eel mystery history and Phosphorus’ music, and much more. Go see!
Update: Click here to read John Harris’s interview with Digital Eel on Gamasutra.
Today’s update brings a slew of improvements. The most visible among them is an entirely new step-by-step tutorial that guides you through the various user interfaces in the game. Full change list below:
+ New “How to Play” tutorial sequence, replaces old tutorial mode
+ Added mouseover “tool tip” on ship palette in combat
+ Fighter icons are now a different size from ships
+ Home worlds and special places now play music when you go back
+ Added a rare special encounter, “Vortex Beast”
+ Additional script functions for timed events
+ Star map filter buttons retain state in between games
+ Moved hard-coded UI strings to english.txt
+ Improved Pirate insignia
+ Fixed crash on fleeing carriers
+ Fixed fleeing carriers launching fighters when off the map
+ Fixed carriers launching fighters while cloaked
+ Fixed placeholder graphics on Muktian fighter bay
+ Fixed Klakar nest graphic not showing up if egg raid quest is active
Get the v1.1.2 patch for the DRM-free Windows version HERE.
To celebrate 2016, the Year of the Monkey, and to keep us all fat and game-happy, Steam has begun a midwinter sale of extraordinary magnitude. With that in mind, all Digital Eel game prices have been peeled like bananas!