Tag Archives: Antihero

If you woke up today thinking "I need instructions about disposing of a body," I have just the thing for you. Antihero, the cute Dickensian 4X with a heart of murder has just released another trailer with more gameplay and a lovely little song about burying various body parts in various locations. We first wrote about this game back in September, charmed by its whimsical take on thievery, stabbing, and general lawlessness. Antihero is a fast-paced take on the 4X genre, an anti-Civilization if you like since your purpose is to nibble at the seams of prim and proper Victorian civility, stealing resources, killing those who get in the way, and infiltrating banks and other institutions to mold them to your evil (or misunderstood) aims...

Victorian-Era Strategy Game 'Antihero' Lets You Stab, Sneak, and Steal Your Way to the Top, Next Year

I'm not particularly good at strategy games or asynchronous multiplayer — supply lines and terrain and Panzers are beyond me — so I can't do much but turn my nose up at the 4X genre's creeping renaissance on the App Store. There's a reason those old Kriegsspiele were designed for officers and not infantry...