Hedgewars - The Worms redesigned
May 08, 2009, 12:33 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Before we begin, you deserve a few words explanation on what
the Worms game actually is.
"Worms is a turn based artillery game developed by Team17 and
released in 1994. It resembles other games of the genre such as
Scorched Earth. It's much more developed though as it combines
plenty of game types. It can be considered an artillery game, a
logical one, arcade or strategic... and even as a platform game! It
all depends on the situation on field. It's really addictive
mixture, so beware not to abuse. The original game is still under
development, however I find the so called 'third generation of
Worms' is pretty different game with different goals and different
treatment, that actually killed whole playability in my opinion.
Beginning with Worms 3D, Worms era ended - not that it's so bad,
it's yet another overdo. You can find no PC versions available
anymore (I mean the classic ones), and I feel like it went one step
too far and left the fans behind. Enough of these personal
thoughts, let's get back to the game philosophy.
"As a player, you control a team of worms, and have to 'dispose'
your ammo to your enemies -- other worms team controlled either by
another human player or a computer. There's some impressive
equipment to help you with that, so don't worry, you can do it! The
more lead-resistant team wins the match which is divided into three
separate rounds. Sounds interesting? Well, too bad that there's no
Linux alternative...I mean...there wasn't because now we can play