Excerpt: Recently A Valley Without Wind 2 was released, and along with it the original title for free with purchase of the sequel (and in an even more generous move anyone with the first game got the second for free).
Valley Without Wind 2 transformed by the winds of change
Quarter to Three
19 February 2013
Excerpt: A Valley Without Wind 2 is nothing like A Valley Without Wind 1. So many of the things that made me eventually love Valley 1 — it takes a while to wrap your head around that game, and you might give up before you realize you love it — are missing in this overhaul, which has just been released as a...
Excerpt: Just to make it clear; this is a review of two games, the original A Valley Without Wind and it’s sequel. It only seems fair to look at them as one because, in many ways, the games take the same idea and look at in it two different. The main question then will be which one is the most successful?
Summary: When I was first given this assignment, I came in expecting a lot more on the graphics side of the game. While three dimensional games have dominated the market, we’re seeing side-scrollers that are looking better and better.
Summary: A Valley Without Wind fascinates me. Not all the reasons for this fascination are good. But from that (long) moment where I read through our huge two - part interview about Arcen’s intentions for their procedurally-generated open-world exploration-based action adventure, I knew it was something I...
Summary: The other day I was watching a TED Talk by a designer who was stressing just how quickly people will make a judgement about an item or object based on how it looks. Videogames, to a degree, are subject to the same phenomena; and it’s something that won’t do Arcen Games’ A Valley Without Wind (AVWW)...
Summary: A Valley Without Wind is a game that requires commitment in order to fully enjoy. After twelve hours of play – a time in which I could have played out most other modern games at least twice – I barely scratched the surface of what this game has to offer in terms of content.