As many games as grains of sand.
September 2, 2011 1:54 PM Subscribe
posted by curious nu (47 comments total)
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has been the subject of quite a few games, all with varying interpretations of the setting material.DUNE
is an adventure game
, drawing heavily on the David Lynch movie imagery, and roughly following the events of the first book. More or less.
was not the first real-time strategy game
, but it is often hailed as the prototypical example, informing all that came after. Later games in this line, like Dune 2000
, are effectively remakes or updates of the original game. Despite the fact that it plays pretty loose with some fundamental aspects of Dune, Dune II is probably the most Dune game to date, and there are some some fan projects
to remake it for modern computers. It ignores some basic bits of the setting; you can build lots of vehicles which seem to be able to drive over the sand without any problems.
made one Dune game
) and attempted
to make another
, but went bankrupt. More videos from the cancelled Dune Generations: 1
There are also board
and collectible card games.
Lately, some folk have been recreating Dune in Minecraft