Posts Tagged ‘Who’s Your Daddy’

Think of the Children’s co-op parenting hits open beta

Around Christmas 2015, former Senior Scottish Correspondent Cara Ellison and I got smashed and played Who’s Your Daddy while everyone else was at the office party. It’s a competitive multiplayer game recreating the battle of wits between a dad and a baby set upon causing itself grievous harm, a struggle to keep the little idiot alive as it scoffs batteries and chugs bleach. A good time for all.

Right now, I’m looking at Think of the Children [official site]. It’s another parenting game, this one with cooperative multiplayer, about parents trying to keep kids safe everywhere from the beach to the zoo. An open-ish beta test launched yesterday so ooh I’ll have to check this out. Read the rest of this entry »

Competitive Dadding In Who’s Your Daddy

Christmas is a time for family, so Alice and Cara have ventured together into the public prototype of Who’s Your Daddy [Greenlight page]. It’s a two-player dad ’em up with a father racing around trying to child-proof a home and a baby trying its damndest to die.

Alice: Cara, who’s your daddy? It’s me. I’m your daddy. I’m the best daddy. Daddy Cool.

Cara: If you are my daddy I have a lot to say to my mum. Like. Well. Some sort of question about time travel I guess. And how insemination works.

Alice: This has gone wrong very quickly. Read the rest of this entry »

Not Child Safe: Who’s Your Daddy Looks Wackyfun

The duties of a game dad usually entail smashing in the teeth of anyone so much as looks at your daughter figure, but Who’s Your Daddy takes a far more realistic approach. The two-player asymmetric multiplayer game will have a game dad rushing about trying to child-proof a home while the baby crawls about trying to find ways to injure itself. Drinking soap is always a safe bet, and maybe you can pop yourself in the oven. Oh sure, the game looks all sorts of janky, but it’s a charming idea. Observe:

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