Posts Tagged ‘Ian Snyder’

Pretty patchwork mind sport Botolo is now out

Botolo

Botolo [official site] – a two player landgrab game with a kind of stylised quilt aesthetic – is out now and it does look lovely. You might need to bear with me a bit today because insomnia has resulted in a vastly diminished vocabulary. I’ve already called the fridge the “cold oven” and the washing machine a “clothes masher” today. Anyway! What do you do in Botolo? Read the rest of this entry »

Botolo is fighty sportsball from The Floor Is Jelly creator

That ↑ is a good look for a competitive local multiplayer game, isn’t it? That’s Botolo [official site], the new game from Ian Snyder, who you might remember for lovely squishy platformer The Floor Is Jelly. Botolo is a streamlined fighty ballsport about trying to grab and keep control of the ball while the other player, y’know, also wants to do that. It will launch next week but as I spent part of my morning muttering “Gosh-o!” while looking at it, I thought you might fancy that too. Here, check out the trailer: Read the rest of this entry »

Pure Delight: The Floor Is Jelly

Screenshots really, really, really don't do this one justice. Go watch the video. It's incredible.

Oh jeez. Every single aspect of The Floor Is Jelly looks entirely too adorable. It’s also one of those rare instances where a game’s title describes precisely what it’s about instead of obfuscating everything with words like “Reckoning,” “Ops,” and “Saga Sagaaaaa SAGA neener-neener-neener, King.com.” No matter where you end up – in a forest, underground, rooting through somebody’s kitchen – the floor is made of jelly. You can’t stop bouncing. But then, honestly, why would you ever want to?

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