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Year Walk
Tired legs
by Mark Brown 21/2/2013
Product: Year Walk
Developer: Simogo
Publisher: Simogo
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Adventure
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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For most of us, stumbling about in a chilly forest - lost, confused, and alone - is called "camping".

But for the creative Swedish bods at Simogo, it's actually a ritualistic spirit quest, which lets you bend the very fabric of time and space to have a sneaky peek at the future.

It also involves a series of logic puzzles, apparently, with symbols and keys and windmills and babies. Year Walk is essentially an escape-the-room game - just without the room.

The puzzles are quite straightforward - and there aren't too many of them. But they're still very clever. I can't even tell you about some of the smartest moments of this game as they're lodged deep within spoiler territory. ...
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Year Walk is ingenious, imaginative, and intriguing, and only let down by its short runtime and easy puzzles. All said, Simogo is still the iOS indie to watch
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 8
Value: 7
Innovation: 8
Overall: 8
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