By Rob Beschizza at 8:40 am Fri, Oct 19, 2012
The Secret Garden (play) is a relaxing trip around a mysterious polygon-tastic pastoral landscape. The Garden's deligts include jumping around and Buddha-hurling. [via Free Indie Games]
If you meet the Buddha in the garden, hurl him?
stacked bushes travel, and even move other bushes out of the way sometimes.
Something about the electric-green grass I find distinctly unrelaxing.
I don’t think there is anything of substance. It looks to be a concept demo rather than anything else. The same sort of thing you would get with early 90’s DIY VR books.
A shrub moves a rock but won’t move other shrubs
the insect status passes through everything
the rock moves pretty much everything
the buddha statue plows everything down, but if you hit pine trees the behavior is inconsistent.
Sometimes it spins you around, or knocks you up abit. If you hit it just the right way, you launch yourself out of the game boundaries, requiring a reset.
And yet, much of your description reads like a Zen koan. Especially “The insect status passes through everything.”
Reminds me of Tail of the Sun: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tail_of_the_Sun. Extremely quirky and somewhat slow, but mesmerizing. I still have a copy :)
Anyone know how to play this on Linux?
just came to the comment section to figure out the same thing myself.
It’s asking me to install its software. Does that still make it a ‘browser’ game?
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