As much as I frequently feel that I have little-to-no time to do much of anything these days, I still somehow find time to play computer games. Even if it’s just an hour snatched while having dinner, or late on Friday night, I do enjoy playing games. It’s nice to do something that’s not dayjob work or creative work for a little while, and keeps my brain fresh for the next bout of work!

One thing that I’ve been noticing recently on Steam is the proliferation of ‘Early Access’ games. For the uninitiated, this allows developers to put up for sale a version of a game that is not yet complete, with the promise of a finished product and the chance for players to get the game ahead of time and contribute feedback. read more