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Thirty minutes of itching… A Flower from Hermes

Another week, another randomly chosen game from the itch.io firehose. This time around it’s A Flower from Hermes. So, after half an hour, how was it?
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Thirty minutes of itching… EverHunter

So, here it is. The first game I picked from the “new, free Windows games” page from itch.io… EverHunter. It’s a 2D rogue-like platformer that uses what I can only describe as twin-stick-shooter-but-keyboard controls.

So how was it?
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Introducing… thirty minutes of itching

Recently my entire gaming experience has been Dark Souls. Learning to play Dark Souls. Beating Dark Souls. Getting sort of OK at Dark Souls. Learning not to tear chunks out of my controller with my teeth every time my kids ask “Why did you die daddy?”. Getting better at Dark Souls. Dark Souls speed runs. Dark Souls challenge runs. You get the idea.

So, in an attempt to rescue myself from the relentless black hole intent on eating my life, I’m going to start a semi-regular feature of taking a random new game from itch.io, play it for half an hour and write it up.

I get to play a new game and hopefully get to say nice things about people and games.

But right now… Ornstein and Smough aren’t going to kill themselves…