Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Mullins Games’

Have You Played… Pony Island?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

I will fight to the death anyone who tries to stop Pony Island entering the RPS Advent Calendar this Christmas. This extraordinary oddity could potentially be misunderstood as a gag, when it is in fact one of the cleverest, most peculiar and splendidly delivered games of the year.

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Wot I Think: Pony Island – The Smartest Game Of 2016

2016 has its first must-see game, already. Pony Island [official site], about which I had heard nothing before seeing it on Steam’s new release list, is something special. A sinister, peculiar game of… well, blimey, even describing the nature of it feels like quite a hefty spoiler. Although it’s fair to say it starts off deeply weirdly before it even tries to bluff innocence. Before you can get past the menu screen, you find yourself faced with a bizarre options screen, falling text, and loading screens that berate you for progress. And happy jumpy ponies!

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