Posts Tagged ‘Sometimes You’

It’s spring again, so play It’s Spring Again again

It’s spring again. Today is the spring equinox, heralded by green buds on trees, lambs frolicking in fields, and hailstones pinging against my window this morning. But what is this season ‘spring’, and where does it come from? The only way to answer this is to play It’s Spring Again [official site], again. Read the rest of this entry »

Miskatonic Messenger: Daily Chthonicle – Editor Edition

Daily Chthonicle [official site] has one of the best elevator pitches I can think of: “you’re the editor of a newspaper in a haunted town, sending reporters to cover procedurally generated horror stories”. Perfect. I want to play that game. In fact, I have played that game and I liked it a lot. Sadly, the “obtuse” interface led me to believe the game’s brilliance might be concealed from a lot of people so I’m delighted to see that a new version is coming to Steam Early Access, with the interface the main area the developer is working to improve. HURRAH.

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Lovely Learning: It’s Spring Again Released

Here’s my theory about children, right: grown-ups make ’em as an excuse. Adults want to play with and wear and visit all the cool stuff aimed at children but feel embarrassed about that, so they squirt out a sprog and “Oh, little Amelia would adore the Hove Park Railway, we must go!” No mate, I’ve ridden that miniature steam train, and most children looked bored while all the adults beamed and screamed and cackled. It even has a tiny shovel to feed tiny coals into the tiny boiler! Amazing.

It’s Spring Again [official site] is cheaper than a baby and certainly cleaner. And its Collector’s Edition comes with a 20-minute puppet show.

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