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Donut Wrangler serves up endless beautiful donuts

They're good donuts

While I'm sorry we can't yet join our playsiblings on consoles in gushing over the sumptous foodstuffs of dine-o-dating sim Final Fantasy XV, I am delighted by the donuts of Donut Wrangler [Itch page]. These are good-looking donuts. Look at those donuts! Lovely. Donut Wrangler itself is a simple physics-based stack 'em up about a tiny fork building a huge tower of donuts but just look at these sweeties! The perfect balance of realism and cartoon that makes me want to reach out and poke at their goo-filled doughbellies. Cracking donuts.

So! Playing as a teensy fork, we're trying to climb as high as possible on a big tower of donuts. Hop onto one, press E to stick yourself in, then hop and roll it around to build the tower. They replenish from a magical donut box, refilling itself with different varieties of donut, and they all look great.

Ah, they're just smashing donuts. The icing is perfectly smooth with a satiny sheen, the piping and sprinkles pop with deep shadows, and the dough reveals an interesting texture through its sheen - almost like angel food cake. A gentle perfection. They're not real but if you close your eyes you can see one on a small white satin pillow next to you in bed on a Sunday morning, light streaming into the room, and you bleary-eyed from sleep but without a care in the world.

You can grab Donut Wrangler free for Windows and Mac from Itch. Creator Anneka Tran says she made it "just for fun". I say, "Look at these delightful donuts."

In a similar vein, I like looking at the dishes served by the procedural ramen generator from Chelsea 'Pixelatedcrown' Saunders.

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Look, so what if I forgot to eat lunch today?

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Alice O'Connor

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.

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