Tag Archives: Blueberry

Closure

Puzzle platformers have come a long way. Long progressed from the mere idea of just jumping they now screw with the fundamentals of physics; time and space. Closure – a contender in this years IGF – messes around with light in a way that completely obliterates my conception of space. That is to say it’s hard. The basic premise is that what you can see exists, what you can’t doesn’t. And this is in a literal sense, none of this philosophical nonsense and questions of perception here. Can’t see the floor? You fall through it. Can’t see a wall? You…

Blueberry Garden

Blueberry Garden is an indie game that has had a fair bit of attention. It won the last IGF award so since then it’s been featured in every major PC gaming place known to ..me. I noticed the demo was available on steam so thought it high time I gave it a try. The idea of Blueberry Garden is really quite simple. You play as a bird man thing. You can walk, jump, pick things up, eat things and fly to a limited extent. Things you eat affect you, so for example eating a blueberry means when you fly you…