“This is a pretty thing,” our Adam said in the RPS treehouse today when he pointed out ,,,softfriends,,, (hereafter referred to as Softfriends because come on). It’s a little doodad rolling above interesting textures which ripple and reform, controlled by two bulging lumps running under the landscape (the distinction between texture and landscape is only a matter of scale, isn’t it?). It is a pretty thing.
“Finally, a game about insects crawling under my skin,” I said, because apparently I ruin everything. I have played Softfriends, though, and it is nice. It is a little skinsectile, between the droning sound and my controller buzzing in my hands, but it is nice. (more…)