Today I have spent part of my morning as a teenaged Spanish boy who has St Anthony thrust upon him as his psychotherapist. Or, to put it another way, I’m playing episode zero of CAVE! CAVE! DEUS VIDET* – a game based on the work of Hieronymous Bosch.
The reason I was particularly interested to play it is that Bosch is famed for his complicated fantastical scenes, yet this game deals in stylish minimalism. You know those minimalist movie posters? This is that but for Bosch’s artwork. It also won the Bosch Art Game competition last year so I wanted to see how it dealt with the artworks in question.