From A Stream To A Sigh: Stream

HE'S BEHIND YOU

Been meaning to play this for a while but finally – ahem – found time. Stream is basically a short-form Braid with a monochrome Flashback-esque aesthetic. The device being you can create a portal and send yourself back in time, leaving a ghost doing whatever you were doing. Use it to dodge guards, keep doors open and so on. It’s a lot fiddlier than Braid, which becomes an annoyance in the more complicated multi-stage puzzles, but it’s still well worth a shot. You can get it here and see some footage – in the form of a full spoiler-filled walkthrough – below…

7 Comments

  1. fuggles says:

    That was not fun, much too fiddly, much too tedious. I think the 4:27 – 4.36 on the video shows the sort of stuttering crap that bothered me, you start respawning in your wormhole and then the game shrugs and kills you off.

    • Jinny! says:

      Agreed…I’m not entirely sure what it was about this game, but it didn’t seem to work. I mean at a mental level…or maybe I just didn’t get it…Either way…it’s gone now…

  2. qrter says:

    Have you been digging through your Manic Street Preachers collection since failing to not mention the new Manics song yesterday, Kieron..?

  3. Adam says:

    I remember a rumour going round that they were going to call their greatest hits ‘A Scream to a Sigh’. But they didn’t.

  4. Gotem says:

    The P.B. Winterbottom game has some charm that this lacks, besides both been mostly the same gameplaywise