Night In The Woods: I expected way more crime

A screenshot from Night In The Woods. The gang is at band practice. Mae says to Gregg: "Oooh! Crimes!!!"

You’ve seen it. Probably. Crimes! Cups on ears!

It sounds like a dig to say the game didn’t live up to expectations, but it’s actually a good thing in this case. I had no idea it was this deep. I have not cried or felt much since splitting with someone I thought was a friend about a year ago, but I did a lot of the latter and a little of the former over the course of this game.

Night In The Woods isn’t just memes and Gregg being adorable. It shows that all the weird, hard stuff in life is normal. All the weird brain stuff. All the weird life stuff. They made a whole game about it!

It feels good. It feels bad. It feels normal. I feel normal. Space cat is a jerk, but they’re right. Atoms. Just atoms. And that’s okay, because we make our own purpose, us little creatures. Thanks space cat.

You should grab Night In The Woods from the Bundle for Racial Justice and Equality while it’s still $5 with 700+ other games and see how it makes you feel.

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