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Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves is now free

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Way back in 2012, when the UK had the Olympics and shaky Nostradamus predictions were all the rage, Omri Petitte told you all about Sang-Froid - Tales of Werewolves, a genre-mingling, tower-defencey strategy game that sees you defending your homestead from packs of nasty wolves. It came out, to some critical acclaim I seem to recall, and that was that.

Or was that that? No, turns out it wasn't, for Sang-Froid has just ditched its price tag and gone free on Steam. That Steam page invites us to "see below for more info", but as no info presents itself, I can only assume it's a gesture of goodwill in these troubled times.

If you're wondering what Sang-Froid is all about, have a watch of the following trailer from a few years ago. After wrapping up development on the game, creator Artifice Studio went on to make Conflicks - Revolutionary Space Battles, a game where spaceships, lasers and chickens somewhat improbably collide.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.