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‘FROST’ Review: Where Toy and Puzzle Meet Art

FROST By: kunabi brother GmbH Kunabi Brother's new puzzler, FROST, is a hard game to describe. In some ways, it's a spiritual successor to Blek, their tricky line-drawing game with a twist. Once again, you're using your finger to draw, but perhaps it would be more accurate to say that you're leading light particles where you want them to go. It starts off simple, but before you know it you'll be scratching your head trying to work out a solution. Luckily, it's a joy to look at and play around Read more [...]

‘Vignettes’ Review: Much More Than Meets the Eye

Vignettes By: Armel Jestin (Pol Clarissou Armel Gibson) Vignettes, Pol Clarissou's and Armel Gibson's "toyish surprise-o-rama," is a game I'd been looking forward to for a long time, though I wasn't sure how much of a game it would be. I liked the idea of shapeshifting objects, but I've played other toy-like pieces of interactive art that didn't offer enough challenge to feel like a game. So I kept my expectations low. But I'm happy to say that Vignettes is very much a game and that I will fight Read more [...]