Yay! Free game Friday! It's the jolly day of the blog where I get to play games. It's like the end of term or something. And they're all free. Yay!
Cherry's Quest for Coffee is very much an old fashioned graphical adventure. It's quite easy and quite short, so there's little chance of you failing to complete it, but the charm of the game comes from it's slightly daft story and the lovely way in which it's told.
|I'm looking at a woman who's looking at a car and I'm telling her|
to look at the car. I'm like her god or something. Not a very good
god perhaps, but she does get to hear from me a lot
|Last time someone said that to me, I was in a gay bar and all|
I did was unzip my... oops, I'm not drunk enough to tell that story
Go and get it now from the developer's website:
Hubris is a jolly pretty game. The minimalist aesthetic puts me in mind of Ico. It's really rather atmospheric and just a delight in which to wander around.
There aren't any puzzles, there isn't a narrative and you can't interact with anything. Heck, I'm not really selling this very well at all. It's more just an experience for you to enjoy rather than a game for you to solve and complete. The author describes it as “a short, atmospheric game like Dear Esther or The Funeral. There is no interaction or narrative, simply a world to absorb and (I hope) emotions to experience.”
Go get it here: