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March 7, 2008 1:36 PM   Subscribe

Gravitation. A new game from the creator of passage. (via rockpapershotgun)
posted by juv3nal (15 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
Video walkthrough with commentary over at Playthisthing.com.
posted by mkn at 1:47 PM on March 7, 2008


Ask Metafilter: I watched two minutes before falling asleep. When I woke up, my pants were gone. Can I sue?
posted by DU at 2:46 PM on March 7, 2008 [1 favorite]


I'm not sure i get this.
posted by empath at 4:17 PM on March 7, 2008


Is it as boring and pointlessly pretentious as the last game?
posted by GavinR at 5:05 PM on March 7, 2008


It's less boring and pretentious than your comment.
posted by mkn at 5:11 PM on March 7, 2008 [1 favorite]


It's less boring and pretentious than your comment.


That said, it is more boring than, and just as pointlessly pretentious as, the last game.
posted by unSane at 6:18 PM on March 7, 2008 [1 favorite]


I got the high score by paying some stranger to play with my kid whilst I stayed back late at the ice block/furnace office.

Then I became a cynical alcoholic.
posted by Serial Killer Slumber Party at 6:19 PM on March 7, 2008 [2 favorites]


I'd just like to say- Passage is good. This is also good.

If I'm pretentious, fuck all y'all.
posted by localhuman at 7:08 PM on March 7, 2008 [1 favorite]


This game sucks.
posted by hjo3 at 7:20 PM on March 7, 2008


Wow. That was annoying.
posted by wtdoor at 8:02 PM on March 7, 2008


Whatever you assholes I liked it.
posted by floam at 8:02 PM on March 7, 2008


Man, fuck these stars, man. They're shiny, but soul-crushing. Others value their luster, but me, nothing brightens my day more than the sparkle in my boy's blue pixel eyes. Our home may not have the high status, the high numbers accorded to the block-pushers, the furnace-lovers, the workaholics. But the black smoke of obsession chokes their houses, and there is no love there.

Not me. I have the love. And the music. And the perspective. And the heart.

The game may award me no points, but you can be damn sure that God will have mercy on my soul.

Now excuse me while I catch this ball.
posted by Rhaomi at 10:03 PM on March 7, 2008 [6 favorites]


Wow. Tough crowd. Personally I like em both (passage too). I think they're only pretentious in as far as they have "artist's statements" to go along with them. I also think they're worthwhile & emotionally effective without reading those statements.
posted by juv3nal at 5:54 PM on March 8, 2008


Help maintain a healthy, respectful discussion by ...oh, hell, I thought it sucked, too.
posted by bigskyguy at 10:08 PM on March 9, 2008 [1 favorite]


I thought it was even better than Passage.
posted by Arturus at 7:41 PM on March 25, 2008


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