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A new Humble Bundle features Night Call, Mosaic, Whispers of a Machine, and more

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The Humble Bundles continue to come at us fast and furious: A new collection (opens in new tab) rolled out today is an assemblage of offbeat indie releases from publisher Raw Fury. For a buck, which you can probably find under any nearby cushion, you'll get Kathy Rain (opens in new tab), which we called "one of the best classic adventures of 2016," the intense demon-slaughter twin-stick shooter Tormentor X Punisher (opens in new tab), and Gonner Blueberry Edition (opens in new tab), a side-scrolling shooter about a drop of water and his whale friend Sally, updated with new content.

Beat the average price and you'll also snag Whispers of a Machine (opens in new tab), a point-and-click adventure that I enjoyed quite a lot, the minimalist management game Kingdom (opens in new tab), and the "expanded and much improved-on version" Kingdom: New Lands. Move up a tier to get Krillbyte's visually arresting daily grind simulator Mosaic (opens in new tab), the taxi driving noir mystery Night Call (opens in new tab), and the Viking-themed strategy game Bad North: Jotunn Edition (opens in new tab). And finally, at the top tier you can wrap things up with Kingdom: Two Crowns, "a side-scrolling micro strategy game" that really quite good.

If this sounds interesting to you (and I'd say that for adventure fans, Whispers of a Machine is worth the price of admission all on its own), you've got until August 11 to pick it up. As usual, you can divide the money you throw at it between the developers, the Humblers, and a charity of your voice, in whatever portions you see fit. And in case you missed them when they were new, a couple of very solid Humble Bundles from Paradox Interactive (opens in new tab) and Daedalic Entertainment (opens in new tab) are also still up for grabs.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.