Jun 18, 2014
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - email@example.com (Adam Smith)
The work of some developers is as immediately recognisable as a particular painter’s oeuvre*. Take Metamorphabet, a game in which the alphabet comes to life one letter at a time. The player strokes, pokes and tickles each grapheme, causing appendages to sprout and activities to commence. The trailer shows an ‘A’ undergoing changes related to ‘antlers’, ‘arch’ and ‘amble’. The graphical style and friendly digital toy nature of the trailer immediately reminded me of Windosill and with good reason. The game is the product of the same studio, Vectorpark, and it’s as distinctive as one of Lowry’s matchstick municipalities.