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Blues For Mittavinda Is A Gloriously Odd Odyssey

By Nathan Grayson on March 14th, 2013.

Despite appearances, the game actually doesn't take place across a series of pieces of concept art from Torment: Tides of Numenera.

Blues For Mittavinda is the latest globule of congealed insanity from the brilliance factory between Jack King-Spooner’s ears. Unsurprisingly, given his prior work on Sluggish Morss: A Delicate Time in History (which Porpentine rightly aimed an adoration missile at hereabouts), it’s quite weird. This time around, however, it’s a more restrained, methodical madness – the kind that takes a moment to sit down, breathe, and revel in the truly bizarre nature of our most basic, life-sustaining habits. The backdrop’s gloriously realized, too, sewing its yarn of inevitability into the very fabric of down-home Wild West Americana. All of which is quite impressive, given that King-Spooner put it together in just over a week for the recent Gamejolt competition. Mostly spoiler-free impressions after the break.

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