Posts Tagged ‘FJORDS’

Ghosts, Jelly, And Wilderness: Devs With Ferguson Bundle

By Alice O'Connor on December 6th, 2014.

Boingo.

I can hear the Bargain Bucket just over the horizon, rolling this way filled with howling plushies, but I wanted to point out one sale specifically. It ends tonight, you see, contains a fine spread of interesting games not usually seen in bundles, and helps a good cause. The Devs With Ferguson Bundle includes games like remarkable exploration platformer FJORDS, survive ‘em up Eidolon, bouncy bouncy The Floor is Jelly, spooky wanderer Marginalia, two-player space/breakup shooter SPACE/OFF, and more. Proceeds will go to the Ferguson Public Library in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Take A Boat Ride And Reprogram Reality in FJORDS

By Alec Meer on November 12th, 2013.

How to describe FJORDS without spoiling it? I could say “it is a videogame which contains jumping and doors and sometimes boats”, but that probably wouldn’t make you want to play it.

I could say “it is a videogame about when videogames go wrong, and making the best of that”, but that may make it sound like a mess, or arch, or both.
I could say “it has a certain amount in common with Fez” but as well as that encouraging inaccurate like-for-like comparison rather than simple evocation it’ll lead to a comments thread full of ranting about Phil Fish.
So instead I’ll just say “it is a videogame you have to figure out for yourself, but once you do you’re essentially making progress by turning off the bits of the world which impede you.” But that’s not right either.
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