Friday fun: Gang Garrison

It’s not what it sounds like. Team Fortress 2 is one of the finest first person shooters ever made, a perfect blend of art style, balance, gameplay variety, design… I love it and it’s gotten tons of well deserved recognition. Gang Garrison is this wonderful retro take on TF2, reimagining the gameplay as a 2d side scrolling game harkening back to the aesthetics of roughly the early eighties. More than anything it looks like a commodore 64 game. Everything you expect from TF2 is there – the classes, the interplay between them, the fundamental mechanics, but all playing out on a wonderfully retro 2d stage. Check it out, it’s free, windows only, runs on pretty much any hardware, and is more fun than you might expect to play. A video to illustrate:

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