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What's The Point?

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What's The Point? is a minimalist stick-man platformer with a depressing twist. Avoid enemies and obstacles while navigating the map and reading prompts that reveal the true "point" of the game.

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well its not interesting that much...

The three reviewers below me don't seem to understand the definition or charm of a "minimalist" game. I think this is quite spectacular. It is simple yet challenging enough to be both frustrating and entertaining. The commentary throughout the game really made it what it was. I like the coin system even though it is pointless in the end. I would have liked to see how many coins I got, but I do believe that that's part of the point of the game: that it doesn't really matter in the grand scheme of things. For what it is, it is quite excellent and a masterpiece. My one grievance is that a lot of times it seems you have to get something pixel-perfect and timed down to the milisecond in order to get by, though that adds to the challenge of the game. This gets a solid 5/5 from me, for being so well-made as far as minimalist games go.

You do not tell the player the only way they can get across the spikes is to jump AND press up. The art is bad but I assume that was the point. The gameplay is sluggish. I think there's a lot you could work on with this game.

Reminds me of some sort of 3rd grade art project I made for Halloween, if you know what I mean. Plays like it too.

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1.98 / 5.00

Aug 18, 2018
5:17 PM EDT