Fear.net Review of The Wasted Land

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land info pageWe’ve had a few more reviews of the game come our way (thanks to all who did!).  Here’s a sample from another one we like:

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land is a turn-based strategy game for iOS that hearkens back to those wondrous days of gaming. … Based off of Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu RPG rules, The Wasted Land relies on a simple, turn-based mechanic.  Members of the squad are given a certain number of Action Points per turn that they can use to advance, take cover, or attack their enemies.  Once all of the actions have been queued up by the player they end the turn and watch, helplessly, as they enemy does the same.

This is the sort of gameplay that works beautifully in the world of Lovecraft’s mythos.  It’s slow, deliberate, and that aforementioned feeling of helplessness runs in surprising parallel to Lovecraft’s own proclamations of human insignificance in his various Cthulhu mythos stories. …

About Tomas

Design & Production Director at Auroch Digital. Designer of Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land. Writing and blogging things that surprise, entertain and interest me...
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