There will one day be a game that brilliantly applies the time-loop concept. It’s not TIMEframe [official site], but that’s okay. This is a very pleasant, very brief little pocket of experiences that very nearly works very well. Here’s wot I think:
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The Mars rover is both the best thing that’s ever happened, and also the most frustrating. It’s best because I have high-res images of the surface of Mars on my other monitor as I’m writing this and rocks have never looked so sexy, but it’s frustrating because I don’t get to play with Curiosity. I keep looking at the photos and wanting to move the buggy around, staring at all the cool rocks and dusty hills to make sure there aren’t any hidden aliens. But I think I’ll be okay, because mystery game Lacuna Passage sticks you on Mars and lets you wander around a really rather accurate depiction of a bit of the surface.
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