Trial of Fame: Papers, Please

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What is “Trial of Fame”? “Trial of Fame” is our series of articles in which authors and friends of our blog play a ‘cult game’ for the first time in their lifes and tell us about the experience. With this,…
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Trial of Fame: System Shock

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What is “Trial of Fame”? “Trial of Fame” is our series of articles in which authors and friends of our blog play a ‘cult game’ for the first time in their lives and tell us about the experience. With this,…
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co-open

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“co-open” by lowpolis (rayzones & Yaffle), Kyle Yerhot, fricochet, Fallon, cool_swords, Scarlet Winter, Sam Machell, Colin Le Duc, samb_rules, Vinzenz, Autumn Rain, Jerry Vishnevsky, Rémi Le Gallo, aido & …
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Inside | Out

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“Inside | Out” by Yoan Allibert. “[This game is] a recursive first-person adventure set under a mysterious dome. The world around you is contained within itself[.] […] Progress and transform the environment around you, bring items into the smaller …
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BOBA

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“BOBA” by Casey MacNeil, Dalton Leavey, Connor Grail & Sony-Shock. “A game about bubbles and stopping time[.]” If ever a video game was comparable to a drink, this is probably it: “BOBA” is – not only because …
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That Which Faith Demands

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“That Which Faith Demands” by Jenna Yow & Austin Miller. “An endless war spanning aeons and galaxies, fought with mechs forged from the bodies of gods. [It is] up to you and your crew to salvage what you can.” In …
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Fossil Corner

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“Fossil Corner” by Brady Soglin, Dylan Payne & Bobby Volpendesta. “In [this game], [you are] a retired paleontologist, collecting fossils and solving evolutionary puzzles in your old garage.” Full disclosure right ahead:Sebastian Standke used a free key of …
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Night Running

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“Night Running” by Zheng Fang. “[A] video game about softness, hardness, opaqueness, transparency, sex, violence, love, hate, confusion, and misinterpretation.” Misinterpretation is one of the themes “Night Running” deals with, and so it may very well be that my own…
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