Jonathan Blow reveals off Sokoban-style, box-pushing recreation prototype

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What’s Jonathan Blow, creator of The Witness and Braid, engaged on now? Well, principally some recreation creation instruments, however to assist with that course of he’s additionally constructing a recreation alongside it. Whether it sees launch or not is up for debate, however it’s definitely being prototyped.

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It’s a box-pushing puzzle recreation within the model of Sokoban – you understand, that retro recreation about pushing packing containers round a warehouse. If it sees launch, count on that, however with existential pondering or one thing.  

The prototype was teased throughout the Develop Reboot convention in Croatia, the place Blow was exhibiting off a bit of the brand new engine he’s creating. Here’s the stream, with Blow’s part starting at round 5:33: 

“It’s a pleasant little grid-based recreation,” as Blow describes it. “I’ve received a man who can run round and push blocks and stuff.”

Obviously, it’s nowhere close to completed simply but, however Blow says there’s round 25 hours of single-player content material in there already. 

You can see some earlier builds on his Twitch channel