Posts Tagged ‘Wunderdoktor’

Have You Played… Wunderdoktor?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.

Pulling worms out of eye sockets, popping eyeballs back into those sockets, then retrieving the ghosts from inside someone’s skull might sound like a grisly business, but Wunderdoktor finds the fun in fungal infections. We’re talking actual toadstools growing where toadstools should not grow. Or bits of coral, or little dancing spikes, or whatever the heck else the denizens of Wunderdoktor’s strange and macabre world have managed to get lodged in their flesh.

There’s more to this delightful game than cute-gross visuals though. It’s brill. Read the rest of this entry »

What are we all playing this weekend?

Alice is on holiday and she’s taken all the games with her. Luckily some developers released new games after she’d left, so the rest of us still have something to play. Our choices are below, but we want to know from you: what are you playing in this weekend of plenty?

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Cure weird illnesses in Wunderdoktor, out now

Become a doctor, they said. Travel the land on a spooky train, they said. Make a difference, they said. You know how much you admire Dick Van Dyke in Diagnosis: Murder, they said. Before long, I’m popping pimples, yanking worms out of arms, popping eyes back into sockets, cutting off horns, dodging a shower of leeches, playing tunes on nostrils, slapping ghosts with a flyswatter, and investigating a shady pharmaceutical company. That’s all in a day’s work in Wunderdoktor [official site], a new doc ’em up released this week. I’ve had a quick bash and heartily enjoyed it. Read the rest of this entry »