Tagged: mythology

Screenshot from Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong-Nou

Eastern Mind: The Lost Souls of Tong-Nou Adventure category

Osamu Sato’s magnum opus is unequivocally the strangest game ever made. Behind its madness, you’ll find a metaphorical tale of rebirth and self-actualization. I love that something like this was made.

Screenshot from Knights of the Crystallion

Knights of the Crystallion Other category

Bill Williams’s ridiculously ambitious “cultural simulation” game tries to create an entire society and its religion. It’s hard to understand, a chore to play, and incredible in scope.

Screenshot from popol maya

popol maya Adventure category

popol maya is a philosophy expressed as a game. Its vibrant, often poorly communicated mythology only partly channels the game’s view on life.

Screenshot from Wrath of the Gods

Wrath of the Gods Adventure categoryEducational category

You have to admire the ambition and scope of an edutainment game that covers the entire pantheon of Greek legend and, weathering its constantly messy design and acting, sort of achieves its goals.