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FileShack for the week of July 21, 2012 features the Season 6 'Under Siege' client for Star Trek: Online, the free Of Light & Shadow free game, and more!
Star Trek Online Season 6 client
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'Under Siege', the season 6 content update for Star Trek Online, went live this week with a ton of new features. Take command of a starship and progress through the ranks to admirality and fleet leadership. What kind of captain will you be? Picard? Kirk? Janeway? Sisko? The choice is yours. The new update includes an all new fleet advancement system, with fleet starbases and fleet events, alongside maximum level content and Foundry updates. Join Starfleet, or perhaps Klingon Defense Force if you so choose, and download the new client here.
Of Light & Shadow free game
Of Life & Shadow is a free 2.5D platformer puzzle hybrid, which describes itself having a "light twist, combining 2 areas in each Level, light and shadow, as well as 2 protagonists in 1 playable character, Dr. Shadow and Mr. Light. While either of them can only survive in either light or shadow areas, the player must constantly switch between them and make the right decision about whose abilities to utilise." Check out the terrific game for free in Mac flavor or Windows flavor.
Bonsai Defense free game
Created by Mate Cziner for his thesis at Moholy Magy Universty of Art and Design, Bonsai Defense is a free tower defense game where plays become a tree. Yes, a tree. Mate can better explain it in his own words. "Your branches are your limbs, bearing Fruits that are your weapons and companions. Decide when and where to grow, and how far you allow your branches to reach. The mightier you are, the more adversity you attract." Dedicate yourself to collect enough Nectar and proclaim victory over nature. Be warned, though. As your Nectar supply grows, so do the threats from enemies! Download the free game for Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit, or Mac.
I Wanna Be The Guy: Gaiden free game
Did you beat Spelunky this week and need another super difficult platformer to rage over? You're in luck! Kayin released the first several levels of I Wanna Be the Guy: Gaiden for free, a side story which follows The Lad as he searches for The Kid/Guy. No idea what we're talking about? Download the original I Wanna Be The Guy first, and then download I Wanna Be The Guy: Gaiden to continue the adventure.
Forgotten Hope mod for Battlefield 2
Tired of Battlefield 3? Re-install Battlefield 2 and play the recent 2.45 release of Forgotten Hope 2, one of most popular mods slinging World War II action. "You will be given the chance to take part in maybe the most important campaigns of World War II. Fight alongside Rommel's Africa Corps in the harsh climates of the North African desert as you attempt to break through the British lines at El Alamein, or hold off attacking forces at Tunis. Serve next to American forces as you seek to destroy Hitler's Atlantic Wall at the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, or break out from the Norman countryside in Operation Cobra." Play with era-accurate vehicles, weapons, armies and settings. Download the first part of the mod here, and the second portion of the mod here.
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