Burnstar is a forthcoming puzzle game in which you are a heroic little firestarter: “In Burnstar your goal is to burn vast swathes of the environment – it’s okay, you’re on a mission.” Yeah, that’s the excuse I use, too. Basically: you have to run around the board with one of four uniquely-powered little dudes, and then set off explosives at the correct points to solve the puzzle. Sounds simple, but seeing it in action makes me think it’s actually going to be a brain-frazzler.
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It’s on Kickstarter, of course, and the lead designer explains the concept:
And here’s a gameplay video:
They want $90k for this, and my KS senses tell me that might be a big ask. I’ll be watching it closely.