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THE SAILOR’S DREAM (iOS)

BY SIMOGO

Simogo’s previous games Year Walk and Device 6 put richly detailed spins on recognizable frameworks: point-and-click adventure, interactive fiction. But The Sailor’s Dream is something new, a mingling of short story and art installation. There are no tangible puzzles to speak of, only a nonlinear narrative that relies on your initiative to piece it together. It’s like a pitch for a new kind of ebook that combines the comfort of prose with the intimacy of touch interaction. And with Simogo’s signature attention to aesthetic, you’ll be wishing everything on your Kindle was this beautifully realized.

Perfect for: Dreamers, amateur detectives, fans of delicate folk ballads.

Playtime: As long as your curiosity sustains you.