Sneaky Mike Bithell, of Thomas Was Alone and Volume fame, introduced and concurrently launched Subsurface Circular right now. It’s a short textual content journey that places you within the sneakers of a robotic detective looking for out what occurred to a bunch of lacking robots. It’s additionally the primary in a sequence of shorts that Bithell Games will likely be conjuring up.
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Subsurface Circular isn’t your typical textual content journey, in that there’s a novel puzzle layer the place you could amass phrases and phrases which may then be utilized in dialogue puzzles. It’s virtually a throwback to parsing and verb lists, however equally it’s impressed by fashionable dialogue methods the place the true puzzles are in conversations.
As it’s a brief, single-session recreation, the Steam web page additionally tackles the entire “I can finish and refund this game” downside.
“You’re browsing Steam, which means you understand the work that goes into games, and are in principle up for paying for ones that entertain you. We hope that after a bit of time with Subsurface Circular, you’ll feel good about the price you paid.”
In abstract, don’t be a dick.
Subsurface Circular is out now on Steam for £three.83/$four.79.