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A new Recommended List by MathBrush, Cute games August 23, 2016
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These are games which are cute and/or sweet, in the sense that they are pleasant, relaxing, appropriate for children, or meant to warm your heart. This doesn't include absurdist games or more traditional...
MathBrush reviews Cheeseshop: "A faithful interpretation of the Monty Python Cheeseshop sketch" August 23, 2016
"This game recreates the Monty Python cheeshop sketch, which required asking about large numbers of cheeses. The game is much more..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Identity Thief: "Great cyberpunk story with fiddly puzzles" August 23, 2016
"This shortish game has been praised by many for its well written story. In a world of cybernetic implants and high tech, you have to..." - See full review
Tom Fox reviews Hangar 22: "A humorous, witty game with a sci-fi side" August 22, 2016
"In Hangar 22 you are a "ain't got no job / ain't got no style" unemployed programmer who has sold/pawned most of his possessions and..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews Robot Finds Kitten: "An inform implementation of robot finds kitten" August 22, 2016
"This game is just an inform implementation of a nethack-type game called robot find kitten. You navigate a white # sign on a black field..." - See full review
MathBrush reviews 1981: "A short, linear game about an infamous person" August 22, 2016
"This game was entered in Smoochiecomp as a sort of anti-game. You play a creepy individual who is writing poetry for a girl you like and..." - See full review

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