Posts Tagged ‘depict1’

Would You Kindly Play Depict1?

By Alec Meer on December 2nd, 2011.

Recycling saves trees, stop moaning

(And I just realised after writing this that someone called Kieron already posted about this last year. Raaaargh. Oh well, you should still play it now if you didn’t then. Old doesn’t mean dead. Plus it means I don’t have to take a new screenshot!)

Ooh, this is excellently devious. A Flash platform game from the developer of Snapshot that is… selective about the truth. I don’t want to spoil too much, but its cleverness lies in two key fields: 1) needing to figure out the controls and mechanics for yourself 2) a narrator who demands your attention and trust but doesn’t do much to earn it. And, despite his/her/its mendacity, it’s hard not to like them.
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Rebellion (Lies): depict1

By Kieron Gillen on August 9th, 2010.

This is not a caption.

The previously-covered Kyle Pulver dropped us a line to say that his previously released and previously covered (just not by us) depict1 now has an easily accessible flash version everyone can play. And in the monday-morning flash-game tradition, everyone really should. At first you may think it’s a one joke – but a funny one joke – game, but it builds into some genuine counter-intuitive puzzling while keeping expertly working its gag up to its delightful conclusion. The full walkthrough follows, in case you get stuck.
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