Posts Tagged ‘Nate Gallardo’

Fish For Spooky Booty In Trawl

If you take your fishing boat out to sea on a stormy night and follow ghostly signals on your radio, you shouldn’t be surprised if your trawl net hauls up something a little eerie.

Trawl [official site] is a charming curio, a game about working a trawler that seems doomed to never catch fish but does pretty well with oddities. I’ve hauled up a straight razor, harmonica, handcuffs, and other oddities. It’s a pleasant and moody little game, made by Prowl duo House of Wire, and is out now for your plundering pleasure.

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Drive Me Through The Night: A Free Surreal Ride In Prowl

Hit it.

Prowl [official page] drives endlessly into a sinister night, the radio warbling jazz as the car drives itself through an empty city into swirling fog and driving rain. We’re just the passenger, looking from side to side, rolling the windows up and down, fiddling with bits of the car, watching the city go by, and perhaps wondering why our briefcase contains what appears to be the same city streets.

It’s a surreal, dark, and delightful free journey, and you can nab it now for free from Itch.

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Blues On Rails: Hurry the Sorry Word

Very much on rails.

It’s funny how “on rails” is used disparagingly. I like riding trains. They’re pretty great. Hurry the Sorry Word is on figurative and literal rails, and both make it splendid. It’s icefishing v creator Nate Gallardo’s exploration of ‘Death Don’t Have No Mercy,’ a blues song by Blind Gary David.

It’s a walk along ghostly train tracks during a storm, nails rising out, sleepers falling away, and scenery blowing apart as the song echoes. If you have a few minutes, Hurry is free and takes about as long as the song to finish.

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