Steam Review: Escape Goat 1

Reviews

ESCAPE GOAT homepage

I played this demo a year or two ago online and grabbed it during the Steam Summer Sale. So glad I did! This takes me back to my childhood days of playing 2D platformers. No epic plot, no marathon-length levels, just nice platforming puzzles in bite-sized groups. 

The way there are multiple areas unlocked (and also the way new zones unlock upon completion of the old ones) helped me pace myself and prevented frustration on tougher levels. Eventually I got into a zone where my brain seemed to be completing the puzzles for me, which previously happened on BRAID. It’s a nice feeling of flow evoked by the right amount of challenge and appropriately responsive platforming mechanics. 

Well-done, Escape Goat!

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Writing Notebook Review: Miro’s Large Journal is Rather Cramped

Writing

After I filled up my last novel notebook I rummaged through Amazon for another one and found the Miro line of lined journals.  Unfortunately, Miro’s groovetastic styling doesn’t make up for the cramped writing space inside.  Still, it may work for you!  Read my full review of the Miro Large Lined Journal on Amazon.com.