Real Time Strategy – It all started with DUNE

— We haven’t talked much about gaming this week, so here’s a review of a classic with a link to the freeware version. Next week, we’ll have more comics-chatter, I will have a Tolkien post at Part Time Monster, and we’ll do some other fun stuff as well. I’m hoping to catch up on Zero to Hero and update a few pages here this weekend. (Edit: I did not realize it until after I posted, but this is Sourcerer’s 100th post.)

Sleeping Geeks

This is a blast from the past. From one of my favourites collection. True RTS (Real Time Strategy) fans will be familiar with this title. but those of you who have never played Dune, I say give it a good go… I mean what have you got to lose? (A link to the game is at the bottom)

Dune was originally a film made in 1984 based on a novel by Frank Herbert. Taking us onto Arrakis; a planet rich in spice, the Emperor set a challenge for the three houses of Dune. Who so ever produces the most spice will control Arrakis. The three house are all completely distinct from one another are poised for all out war as nothing is prohibited. First being the nobleAtriedes from the water world of Caladan. Secondly its the insidiousOrdos from the ice planet of Sigma…

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