Steam Developer ‘Hede’ & Their Scam Games

Aun Collective
3 min readSep 22, 2022

Nearly anyone who has spent a significant amount of time perusing the bottom of Steam has learned the names of developers known for poor behavior and/or games. Hede doesn’t interact with the community at all, likely because it’s merely one of many related accounts pushing out shovelware. He makes up for it by releasing some of the worst software masquerading as games on Steam. We’ll discuss a few of the titles below.

It’s a post-apocalypse wastelands map and a bicycle simulator game kit. The asset kit and map are both from the Unity store. Since the map is in no way designed for bicycles, it ends up being a worse experience than walking around the wastelands map or playing the bicycle kit as it came from the developer.

Fear of Glasses appears to be an original concept at least. Not a good one though. The screen is black unless you use the glasses. The glasses have a timer. Barely any explanation of what is going on is given. I died on level 2 and most others do too given you are immobile at the start while asset monster creeps towards you.

Where do I begin with this mess? W moves you forward but not straight. You wobble to-and-fro. A and D cause you to move forward like an off-balance drunkard in either direction. S does not backpedal. It causes you to roll sometimes, though. There's no collision detection on some objects. No objectives. PvP but the code isn't implemented properly so you can't actually play against others. No bots or NPCs. One map. Not optimized. Only one resolution: 1024x768 windowed. It has a language change option that doesn't work and doesn't disappear. No menus. Nothing.

Couldn't even be bothered to remove the random & in the title.

Horrible physics and controls. It’s a car drifting asset kit reskinned with boats and water. The…

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