Last week, I took advantage of the latest Humble Indie Bundle for Nintendo systems, and Affordable Space Adventures came with the package. What a game!
The game's plot is simple. Due to being conned by duplicitous advertising, the gamer is trapped in an old clapped out space shuttle on a dark mysterious planet. Using only your craft, players must manoeuvre through hazardous caves, solve puzzles, and avoid dangers such as laser beams and mines. There are 38 levels in all, and the difficulty level gradually increases along the way, from very easy to very difficult. The ship comes equipped with a multi-purpose scanner which can also be used as a light, and flare targeting system. Other ship features include options such as thrust, a stabilizer, mass generator etc. More features are gradually unlocked over time, and are accessible via the touch screen, however, over usage of t [...]