is throwing an early-access beta
and you're invited! For $15 get your mitts on SpyParty
, or spend $50 or more to get the game and some warm fuzzies for helping a developer make his game great.
is about subtle behavior and scoping out the real person in a room of fancy robots, and it's been in closed beta
since 2011. The game's mechanics
have intrigued us since 2009, when former Spore
frontman Chris Hecker announced
its development, and today you can finally see what all the fuss is about.
is a one-on-one, live Turing test with strict rules (if you want to succeed, at least) and a loyal, underground fanbase. Hecker even brought it to EVO 2012's Indie Showcase
, giving fighting game players a taste of intense espionage.
Hecker hosted a final closed-beta loadtest last night and drew in 170 players
, so the SpyParty
lobbies should be nice and primed for some fresh blood.