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Posts tagged “Ian Snyder”

Pretty patchwork mind sport Botolo is now out

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…

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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…

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Pure Delight: The Floor Is Jelly

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…

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Body Shop: Feign

Feign, Ian Snyder's moody, disorientating maze game, is a marvel of minimalism and inversion. Dialling everything down to a bare minimum and intermittently switching between dark and light textures, it transforms what would otherwise be a broadly simple affair into an atmospheric exercise in pleasant bewilderment.

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