Good Game: Frozen Synapse (PC)

A Good Game a day for the rest of time perhaps?

Today it’s Frozen Synapse a 2011 turn-based tactics video game developed by independent game developer and published by Mode 7 Games for Microsoft Windows (PC), in which players plan their moves at their leisure and turns are resolved simultaneously. Players attempt to win by giving orders to a small squad of armed combatants, most commonly with the goal of eliminating all enemy units.

The game has online multiplayer, a single-player campaign, and a skirmish mode. The game and its soundtrack formed part of the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle between 28th September 2011 and 12th October 2011, which ultimately grossed over $1 million and had over 230,000 downloads.

The game is set in dystopian cyberpunk future, in which the player assumes the role of a tactical commander assisting a resistance faction in a struggle against a corporate government regime which has used its power to manipulate the populace, or is pitted against other commanders (human or AI) in a skirmish or multiplayer setting.

Watch the video I made below showing about the first 32 minutes of the game.


Frozen Synapse Gameplay.

Developer: Mode 7 Games.
Publisher: Mode 7 Games.
Platform: Microsft Windows.
Release : 26th May 2011 (WW).
Genre: Turn-based tactitcs.