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Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone is the best game I’ve played this year, yet it was a game that I approached with some trepidation. After hearing that it was the subject of glowing praise from various critics, I wondered if I could extract such pleasure from what was such a simple looking experience. Now I find myself in the difficult position of trying to explain exactly why this is the best thing I’ve played all year and why it deserves however much money you can throw at it. Thomas Was Alone is a platformer in which you play as various different shaped…