Screencheat is a game that encourages you to be "that friend" who, well, screen cheats | PCGamesN

The Stanley Parable sells over a million copies; "The Narrator decided not to tell Stanley"

Ragnar Tørnquist defends ableist language in Dreamfall Chapters: "Those people exist in real life, and so the...

Titanfall's "biggest update" is still ahead of it; expect details via Twitch today

Screencheat

Screencheat is a game that encourages you to be "that friend" who, well, screen cheats

Screencheat

I’ll admit - I used to screen cheat. Back in the days where I gamed on the couch with friends, I just couldn’t help glance over and quickly scan over my opponents screen for valuable information. Eventually I became so proficient at it, I did it entirely subconsciously.

Today I can bring back that hidden talent to lay waste to my foes in a new game, aptly dubbed Screencheat. It’s a game where you’re actually encouraged to look at your friends screen in order to win. Why you ask? Well because you’re both invisible.

Screencheat was conceived by indie developers Samurai Punk at the 2014 Global Game Jam, where it actually received multiple awards. It pays homage to the great split-screen shooters of old such as Goldeneye, Perfect Dark and Halo. The game is in open beta, so you can pop over here and give it a whirl today.

Are you a screen cheater?

Login or Register
1
+2
-1
Shriven's picture
1623

Did that on Duke Nukem 3d over a LAN at my mates. He was in his room, I was in a computer room, angled vanity mirror slightly, could see one corner of screen...and placed pipe-bombs accordingly.

1
+1
-0
Vaggysagina's picture
7

The bane of all split screen multiplayer. So much rage during Goldeneye and Conkers multiplayer.

Alienware - Game VictoriousNvidia Shield - Titanfall
Paranautical Activity un-launches on Steam after creator threatens to kill Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity

Paranautical Activity un-launches on Steam after creator threatens to kill Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity developer steps down after threatening Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity developer steps down after threatening Gabe Newell

Uber cancels its Human Resources Kickstarter:

Uber cancels its Human Resources Kickstarter: "We simply don’t have the human resources"

The Flame in the Flood Kickstarter sails past its initial goal; stretch goals go up to $400k

The Flame in the Flood Kickstarter sails past its initial goal; stretch goals go up to $400k

Rebel Galaxy is an outlaw space adventure with big ol' capital ships from ex-Torchlight devs

Rebel Galaxy is an outlaw space adventure with big ol' capital ships from ex-Torchlight devs

Flagship Kickstarter cancelled with just five days to go, but they're

Flagship Kickstarter cancelled with just five days to go, but they're "not giving up on it"

Playing With Myself: Legend of Grimrock 2

Legend of Grimrock 2

Playing With Myself: Legend of Grimrock 2

Infinifactory: the spawn of SpaceChem and Infiniminer

Infinifactory: the spawn of SpaceChem and Infiniminer

Sunless Sea's new real-time combat leaves the dock

Sunless Sea's new real-time combat leaves the dock

The Black Glove, ex-BioShock devs' surreal narrative game, gets a Kickstarter

The Black Glove, ex-BioShock devs' surreal narrative game, gets a Kickstarter

The uneasy brilliance of This War of Mine

This War of Mine

The uneasy brilliance of This War of Mine

Broforce's Bro-ctober update gives power to the masses with Steam Workshop support

Broforce's Bro-ctober update gives power to the masses with Steam Workshop support

Dreamfall Chapters debuts on October 21st with its first episode: Reborn

Dreamfall Chapters debuts on October 21st with its first episode: Reborn

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter PC review

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter PC review

Reflex movement trailer shows off how to go from A to B in style

Reflex movement trailer shows off how to go from A to B in style

No Pineapple Left Behind uses fruit and magic in a parody of the US education system

No Pineapple Left Behind uses fruit and magic in a parody of the US education system

Before, the prehistoric survival sim, joins the Facepunch Studios tribe

Before, the prehistoric survival sim, joins the Facepunch Studios tribe

It does what it says on the tin: Steam's big update is already helping indies get discovered

It does what it says on the tin: Steam's big update is already helping indies get discovered

Big Pharma is a colourful tycoon game that explores an ugly industry

Big Pharma is a colourful tycoon game that explores an ugly industry