Weekday Escape N°94
Recurring themes and connected imagery? Who needs 'em! This edition of Weekday Escape has a satisfyingly random assortment of games by different developers that are all very different in tone and setting. Vitamin Hana, for instance, is all about putting you to work, while Esklavos gets involved with some seriously weird science, and Twinkle offers up some seasonal ghoulishness heavily filtered through cute.
Day at the Office Again - Ugh... work, who needs it? Vitamin Hana, I though you were our friend! We're back to the rat race of office work again, but at least nobody is making us go to meetings or microwaving their fishy lunches. Still, you probably want to go home, so make sure you hunt everywhere and turn over every proverbial rock, because some of these interactive spots are tricky!
Trick or Treat '15 - [Note: Cartoon gore.] We will not be bound by your arbitrary calendar year! Twinkle will celebrate Halloween whenever they wish! Use the ghosts in the top left and right corners to navigate around this spooooooky scene, and find all the items you ultimately need to escape... which of course includes lots of candy, pumpkins, and ghouls! Unfortunately, this game is a little buggy, so here's a tip to avoid restarting... take the bandage immediately when you find it!
Organic Engine Escape - Esklavos tends to make some pretty trippy but lovely games, and this one adds "mildly creepy" to the list as you find yourself trapped somewhere with unsettling robotic mannequin ladies. Don't worry, there's no menace to be had. Just look around for the tools and clues you need to crack codes, solve puzzles, and escape through the magic door, presumably juuuuuuust missing The Doctor, because this totally looks like his jam.
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