🧵Games I played in July, aka my first Covid

Prey (2017)
I liked it! I never got into Dishonored, but this gave me first-Bioshock-but-in-space vibes. I liked the story, level design, and being able to solve problems in many ways.


Slay the Spire
It was fun to play on the train and in breaks. I liked finding synergies between items and it felt great when I got good cards.

Paradise Killer
Trippy vaporwave anime aesthetics, funmovement, and a good murder mystery to investigate, recommended

"Off-Peak", "The Norwood Suite", and "Tales of the Off-Peak City, Vol. 1" by Cosmo D
This universe is a masterpiece of surrealism and anticapitalism. Funny writing, "bad" graphics, and great music. I'll keep an eye on this guy's future projects.

It's super cute and plays like a dream. Zelda meets Dark Souls plus this game has the best learning curve ever - you have access to most mechanics from the start, but you learn about them from game manual pages you collect as you play.

in which you play as a little Shade waiting 400 days in real time to wake the king of the underground. Part tamagotchi, part Animal Crossing. Has a lot of character.
Here's a 4-hour-long trailer

The Haunted Island, a Frog Detective Game
Quirky, but not weird enough and very short (~30 min).
I was expecting one of those "looks like a children's game but is actually for adults" type, but was disappointed.
I don't think I'll be trying out the sequels.

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