Humble Australia Fire Relief Bundle
January 17, 2020 8:21 PM   Subscribe

Humble Australia Fire Relief Bundle: There's only about 5 days left to obtain this special one-week bundle featuring over $400 in incredible games for just $25. 100% of the proceeds from your bundle purchase go to help the wildlife and animals affected by the Australian bushfires.

Click through for full list, lots of well respected games, 29 total. Pay what you want, $25 minimum.

Funds going to WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service), RSPCA, and World Wildlife Fund
posted by hippybear (9 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
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posted by Eyebrows McGee (staff) at 8:43 PM on January 17 [3 favorites]

Don't sleep on The Gardens Between. It's a simple but very charming and emotionally affecting puzzle game and it looks lovely as well.

Void Bastards is super fun as well.
posted by selfnoise at 8:52 PM on January 17 [1 favorite]

Also on the intersection of climate apocalypse and computer games, people may be interested in the #GameDevsforFireys tag on Twitter, where various game devs are auctioning off all sorts of stuff to support the firefighters.
posted by pompomtom at 9:49 PM on January 17 [1 favorite]

Now I'm glad I didn't buy myself some games for Christmas :) thank you for posting this.
posted by tinydancer at 10:05 PM on January 17

Be careful if you're buying this for a Mac, a few of the games are non-Mac. Also if you're on a machine that can't play 32-bit games, you should check the specs for the games.

Machinarium wouldn't run at all, I just got a dialog box and when I clicked on the question mark link, nothing ever loaded on the help viewer.

Frames froze so hard I had to reboot my laptop.
posted by bendy at 10:07 PM on January 17

Omg I didn’t know they’d made Regular Human Basketball into a full-fledged game! Its trailer is hilarious.
posted by oulipian at 10:19 PM on January 17

CCP is doing a PLEX for GOOD until sunday 26th to help via the Red Cross (yeah I know, the Red Gross...), but if you have a few billion unused ISK in EVE Online, maybe it's worth converting them.
posted by flamewise at 5:20 AM on January 18 [1 favorite]

Assault Android Cactus+ is widely regarded as one of the very best modern implementations of Roboton.

Feather is a beautiful chill-out-and-explore-a-cool-island flying bird sim.

Hollow Knight always makes the lists of Top 10 Metroidvanias (unless it's "Top 10 Metroidvanias other than Hollow Knight").
posted by straight at 6:29 AM on January 18 [1 favorite]

Void Bastards is made by some of the original Bioshock team and is written by Cara Ellison. It's an FPS with extremely dark humor.
posted by suetanvil at 5:12 PM on January 18

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