Posts Tagged ‘Where the Goats Are’

FREE 3: A final trio of £0 alternatives

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The week is finally drawing to a close, and so too is three free for E3, our series giving some suggestions of no cost, already available games to tide you over. We’ve already shown off six, so let’s get stuck in to the last trio to round things off.

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The Stillness of the Wind promises existential dread and goats

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Our boy Samuel went and exiled himself to a remote, virtual goat-farm last year. He came back with some nice things to say about free farming experience Where the Goats Are. Now, imposingly named solo developer Memory of God is returning for an encore performance with The Stillness of the Wind, an expanded commercial follow-up which looks quiet, charming and stuffed to bursting with potential for emotional devastation.

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Where the Goats Are is a pretty, relaxing game about making cheese

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I’ve just been clicking my way around Where the Goats Are [Itch page], a pay-what-you-want one-hour story from developer Memory of God about an old lady, Tikvah, and her goats on a remote farm. You potter about the small plot of land, making cheese, collecting eggs, and walking to a well so that you can water your lone plant. It’s relaxing and atmospheric, with excellent music and a nice slow pace. I haven’t finished it yet but, based on what I have played, I can recommend it. Read the rest of this entry »