Posts Tagged ‘Spaces of Play’

Wot I Think: Future Unfolding

Future Unfolding

Future Unfolding [official site] is a game about discovery and delight. It’s a dreamlike world which encourages you to play with the environment as you feel out how to make progress through the foresty wilderness. At its best it lets you learn how to progress without feeling like you’re being taught or led. But I also noted times when that feeling of exploration and play fell away and I ended up hugging the walls of an area, combing the trees for a missed pathway or point of interaction. So I cannot give an unequivocal recommendation, but as the game benefits so much from players going in knowing as little as possible I’m hoping this introduction gives you a sense of whether you might enjoy it.

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Psychedelic nature puzzler Future Unfolding released

The look of trippy puzzler Future Unfolding [official site] got our Adam all in a tizzy when he last saw it, so he (and maybe you) will be glad to know that it has been released. All sorts of hallucinogenic natural encounters await. I won’t pretend to know what’s going on in the trailer below. I think at one point the protagonist is communing with a self-perpetuating horde of rabbits. I think at one point he rides a noble stag. Help me out here.
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Future Unfolding’s Gorgeous Exploration Due Early 2017

It’s been a long time coming, but Spaces of Play’s top-down nature explorer, Future Unfolding [official site], is expected to arrive some time in 2017. We last took some time to bask in Future Unfolding’s boundless beauty way back in 2014, and judging from this new Greenlight trailer, not muh has changed in that regard. Come take a look!

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Beauty Beheld: Future Unfolding

Shhhhhhh. Wherever you might be right now try to attain a sense of peace. No distractions. Don’t look at the other tabs, elbowing for room up there at the top of the browser, don’t look at your inbox. If you’re at work, phase out the voices of your colleagues, the clatter of their keyboards and the sighs of their despondency. If you’re lying in bed or on a couch, this is perfect timing. We’re going to a forest now, full of mystery, beauty and danger, but you can let the wind wash over you without moving an inch. This is the utterly gorgeous Future Unfolding. If you’re on the toilet, don’t strain quite so hard for a minute.

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