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Frog Fractions 2 and the difficult art of mystery making

How do you follow up a game like Frog Fractions (2012)? That’s the question its creator Jim Crawford had promised an answer to for two years. On December 27th, 2016, he delivered with the release of Frog Fractions 2, which he had hidden away inside a fairy-themed city builder called Glittermitten Grove. The problem with making a sequel to Frog Fractions is that it’s a game that relies on the unexpected. The original starts off pretending to teach you about fractions with a simple bug-eating game, but then takes a sudden turn and sends you on a wild adventure, riding a dragon across…

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Frog Fraction 2’s FMV game is the best/worst Kickstarter video ever

The new viral advertisement game for Frog Fractions 2‘s Kickstarter campaign cannot—will not be topped. Kickstarter Simulator 2015 is both a satire of all the cheesy, terrible, and maudlin pitches we’re accustomed to, and also the finest example of one yet. It is a terrible idea of terrible ideas, a FMV shooter where you zap the devs at Twinbeard as they brainstorm dumb ideas and consider eating spoiled jars of salsa. If you’re wondering “What is this game about amphibian math?” well, I’m not even sure the guys making it know yet. But the original web game was just as…

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Frog Fractions 2 has twice the frogs, twice the fractions, twice the 2s

The first thing you notice in the announcement video for Frog Fractions 2 on Kickstarter is the Frank Zappa level of oddness about it. The second thing is that there is no footage of the proposed sequel to the Internet sensation Frog Fractions. It could be anything. But you already expect this if you played the original Flash game, which defies explanation and if I knew how to tell you, I couldn’t anyway, because: spoilers. Judging from the title you’d think you’d be safe in assuming it will still have frogs, and fractions; but if you read the fine print…