Posts Tagged ‘Accidental Queens’

Another Lost Phone found in autumn

Our John hugely enjoyed exploring a stranger’s pocket telephone in A Normal Lost Phone, even relishing the guilt that comes with invading their privacy and interfering with their life. Good news, snoopers: French team Accidental Queens today announced that someone else has dropped their pockphone, and we’ll get to explore it this autumn in Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story [official site]. Read the rest of this entry »

Wot I Think: A Normal Lost Phone

Originally released as a game jammed freebie in April last year, A Normal Lost Phone [official site] has been revamped and expanded and now has a paid (albeit only £2) release on Steam. And it’s really rather wonderful. Here’s wot I think: Read the rest of this entry »

Crowd-Finding: A Normal Lost Phone

It’s bad enough when free games run amok and wreak havoc. But what would happen if they started… evolving?

It’s a regular day. You’re walking down the street when you spot a phone, lying on the ground. It looks dejected and defenseless. A Normal Lost Phone [official site] branded “Accidental Queens.” It’s ringing. You take a closer look, and remember: you have seen this phone somewhere. The image flashes before your eyes: Brendan warned you to stay away, that it was dangerous. That it had killed before. Curiosity overwhelms you: you tell yourself you shouldn’t, but you pick it up. It’s Ulule, a crowdfunding website. They’re asking for money to turn a free prototype into a complete game. They name inspirations: Gone Home, Her Story, Life Is Strange. Will you reply?

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