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Restless and Other News

It turns out I haven’t posted updates in about a year, so here’s a big catch-up post, from recent news to older ones. All of these games are free, so give them a try! Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 7, 2018 in News, Video Games

 

Bite-sized Thought – Rainbow Bridge

A relationship’s colours stand out against a backdrop of falling snow in Rainbow Bridge.

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Rainbow Bridge is a two-room parser game. Gabriel (the angel) and his boyfriend Demeter are enjoying spending some time together, but their holiday is cut short due to an emergency at Gabriel’s workplace. In order to head back, he needs to charge his sceptre with the seven colours of the rainbow. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2018 in Bite-Sized Thoughts

 

Bite-sized Thought – Lieve Oma

Lieve Oma uses game conventions to encourage you to act like your character until you’re invested in the story.

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Look for mushrooms in the forest with your grandma. It’s a short, half-hour experience.    Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Bite-Sized Thoughts

 

Bite-sized Thought – Wunderdoktor

Wunderdoktor’s patients are fun to treat, their ever-changing issues growing into in an ever-changing game.

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As a travelling doctor, you treat a stream of patients, each with a combination of various diseases. Use your mouse to pull out gem splinters, swat mosquitoes and suture wounds to cure your patients before they run out of health! (But don’t worry, you can just try again if you’re having trouble).

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Posted by on May 9, 2018 in Bite-Sized Thoughts

 

Bite-sized Thought – What Isn’t Saved (Will Be Lost)

Figuring out what is core to someone’s sense of self may seem futile, but the exercise itself is what’s important.

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You take on the role of Zoe, a neuroscientist whose work focuses on reconstructing the dead by saving their memories. When your girlfriend Sara has a fatal accident, you have to choose which memories will be saved, and which will be lost.   

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Posted by on April 25, 2018 in Bite-Sized Thoughts

 

Bite-sized Thought – A Mortician’s Tale

A game can teach you, comfort you and give you space to explore your feelings in just one pensive, slow-paced hour.

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Charlie, a mortician from Rose and Daughters Funeral Home, prepares the bodies of the deceased and aims to give their loved ones the funeral they most need. Help embalm or cremate the deceased, attend their funerals and see how Charlie’s life changes as her funeral home gets bought out.   Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2018 in Bite-Sized Thoughts

 

Bite-sized Thought – The Sea Will Claim Everything

It’s easy to lose yourself in a game where every flower and mushroom has its own description, as long as you have a strong sense of place.

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The Sea Will Claim Everything (I’ll use TSWCE) is a point-and-click adventure game. You interact with the people from the Fortunate Isles through a mechanical device which serves as the game’s interface. You’re helping them overthrow the tyranny of a selfish Lord, mostly by making helpful potions and collecting tokens. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 28, 2018 in Bite-Sized Thoughts