Tagged: slow

Screenshot from Ladder Man

Ladder Man Platform categoryPuzzle category

Ladder Man is a Sisyphean chore down to its fundamentals.

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 Roller Coaster Factory

Roller Coaster Factory Simulation category

This bait-and-switch roller coaster game captures none of the joy of building, riding, or even looking at a theme park ride. (It burned me out of the entire genre as a kid, so pardon me while I rip into it for a while.)

Screenshot from Tlön: A Misty Story

Tlön: A Misty Story Adventure category

In the absence of a compelling lead character, story, or gameplay idea, Tlön shares none of the unreal intrigue of the short story that inspired it apart from perhaps its art.

Screenshot from Transarctica

Transarctica Simulation category

This bleak resource trading game admirably holds onto hope and perseverance amid the tedious cold. (Except for the slavery stuff.)