January 5 Meditation (Ludipe)

January 5 Meditation (Ludipe)

There are so many things I like about Ludipe’s entry for Rami Ismail’s game-a-day calendar Meditations. It’s a lovely demonstration of the flatgame format (and I really admire that Meditations has already offered multiple kinds of game – Unity, Pico-8, flatgame – in just a few days). Given it’s the weekend, I’m grateful that this game doesn’t require effort or skill (especially in comparison to yesterday’s game – I would not have had the energy for that today). And it does exactly what it’s meant to: it’s a simple but poignant illustration of grief, and how it can be exacerbated by the time of year.

Read More