All I know is that it goes on … and on … and on. You’re golfing in a desert, a sparse desert with no scenery. Except once every couple hundred screens you might see a cloud in the sky or a cactus in the background. What made those appear? Did I do anything? Can I interact with it?
It’s an arcade-style twitch-based game where you, an imminently replaceable stock trader in a large firm, have to swipe left and right on various stocks with limited identifiable information at a rate that increases heavily over time.
Elegant is the first word that comes to mind when I look at Strata, a puzzle game for Android that came out several years ago. It was one of the first puzzle games I truly thought was beautiful, and the beauty isn’t skin-deep.
You. Must. Build. A. Boat.
That’s your objective in EightyEight Games’ You Must Build A Boat, a puzzle-matching game with progression, character and a little man running through an endless dungeon atop the screen.
no thing is a very weird game, and I don’t know if I’ll ever completely understand it. Nor am I sure that one is even supposed to understand it, or if I would ever want to if it’s even possible.