Alice and Pip have been playing Off-Peak [download], a free game by Cosmo D. It’s quite nice.
Alice: Pip, what’s the best bit of the train station in Off-Peak? Is it the model blue whale suspended from the ceiling or the celestial fresco it seems to swim in?
Pip: You mean the best bit of the decor or the people?
Alice: Any of it. All of them. The station is made for its people. Maybe the eerie triplets are best.
Pip: My favourite bits of architecture are the digital tunnels that bleep and flash as you walk through them near the main platforms. My favourite clumps of people are the two giants playing Netrunner – ACTUAL NETRUNNER! – and the lady looking down at the whole station from a viewing platform on the roof.
Alice: Wait. My favourite thing was an action: stealing and eating everyone’s pizza. Read the rest of this entry »