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An action platformer about getting an eye back from ants affirms my belief that games need a Ronseal approach to their titles

Ants Took My Eyeball is about a man who has had his eyeball taken. By ants.

The protagonist in Ants Took My Eyeball standing atop a strange bug-shaped machine
Image credit: Bosmic Forge

I sometimes struggle with what to write about for supporter posts (a contender this week was "why does Fallout the TV show insist Walton Goggins' character is from California when he talks like Foghorn Leghorn?"). And then we got an email about a game called Ants Took My Eyeball and I was like "Man, games need good names more often." I played the Steam demo for Ants Took My Eyeball (which is a 2D action roguelite where you go into an anthill to fight ants, who took your eyeball) and I very much liked the design, weapons and idea, but not the controls so much. Not my cup of tea, but have a go of the demo. But you know what got me to play an action platformer roguelite when those games aren't really my cup of tea? That godamn name is what!

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