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== Recent New Games and Articles ==
 
== Recent New Games and Articles ==
 
* Andy Looney's [[Lava Flows]] (2017), playable with [[Pyramid Arcade]], becomes the latest pyramid game to be published.
 
* Andy Looney's [[Lava Flows]] (2017), playable with [[Pyramid Arcade]], becomes the latest pyramid game to be published.
* New fan-made games: [[Xero-G]] (2019), [[Elemental Towers]] (2018), [[WarpShips]] (2018), and [[Attack of the Mids]] (2016).<!---Trying to keep only the five most recent, listed in order from newest to oldest.--->
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* New fan-made games: [[Xero-G]] (2019), [[Override]] (2019), [[Elemental Towers]] (2018), [[WarpShips]] (2018), and [[Attack of the Mids]] (2016).<!---Trying to keep only the five most recent, listed in order from newest to oldest.--->
  
 
== 700+ pages about 500+ games ==
 
== 700+ pages about 500+ games ==

Latest revision as of 10:50, 4 December 2019

The most recent Looney Pyramid buzz is happening at the Starship Captains Facebook Group. Be part of the conversation!

New Option for Viewing Games

New in 2019: Two additional options for viewing games:
Games by Release Year This lets users see all pyramid games by their date of release, and will automatically update whenever a new game is added to the Wiki. Currently there are 504 games listed with descriptions for your browsing pleasure.

Games by Design Stage This lets users see all pyramid games by their state of completion, from Initial Design through Playtesting to Complete. This list will automatically update whenever a new game is added to the Wiki. Currently there are 504 games listed with descriptions for your browsing pleasure.

Recent New Games and Articles

700+ pages about 500+ games

September 2019: the site has grown to include over 500 pyramid games! Thanks to everybody who has helped to make the pyramid community and the Icehouse Wiki grow!

Pyramid Arcade

Looney Labs ran a Kickstarted project featuring a brand new boxed set of pyramids and tons of neat new other components for pyramid games. They called it Pyramid Arcade, and it shipped to customers in late 2016. Check it out if you haven't already, and start playing and designing games with all of these great new components!

Rebirth of the wiki

Due to some technical issues with upgrading MediaWiki, the software for this wiki had not been upgraded in years. Eventually, upgrades of PHP on the web host led to the wiki to stop working entirely.

After some consideration, we have done a dump and restore of just the latest version of all pages; this loses all history and all user accounts, but preserves the content of the wiki. The old wiki is still available read-only to browse the history at https://www.icehousegames.org/old-wiki/.

If you had an account on the old wiki, you will need to re-create it on this wiki. The actual user pages are preserved, so once you create your account you should get your old user page back. Note that there's nothing stopping someone else from creating an account with your old user name; apologies for that.

Contests

The Great Homeworlds Tournament of 2019 is beginning. The tournament is held online, so anyone can participate. See Instructions for how to register and join.

Game Infobox Redesign

Can you help us improve our venerable infobox, Template:Infobox Game? The new infobox should have available the list of parameters shown on Talk:Infobox, although it doesn't need to use all of them. See Talk:Infobox for the discussion.

Older News

See the News Archive.