Well, isn’t this a nice surprise. About 13 years after it was first released as a Flash game on a web browser, Patrick Smith door sill has arrived on Switch, giving players a new chance to experience this light-hearted, playful, and rather magical little journey through an enthralling series of puzzles.
Windosill’s unique aesthetic has clearly influenced the artistic style of people like donut seeds and Monument Valley, and it’s not too hard to see why other indie titles picked this game up for inspiration in the years following its initial release. The great comfort and often-quick vibe here elevates what is really quite a simple and short-lived experience — you can get through it all in less than an hour — into something that really has power in it. stay with you long after you’ve completed your seduction challenge collection.
As much as the painting puzzles offered in Windosill can also make you stop to think here and there, this is a game that is more than 100% focused on relaxation, exploration and fun surprises. taste. It’s all about exploring and playing around with your surroundings, reveling in how things work as you work to find the little cube you need to open the door and push the cart. Play your cute to the next room.
The great art style, surreal puzzle setting, and fun nature of this game have also not been eclipsed by time, and the reworked controls allow you to use the Joy-Con or the touchscreen. response to solve puzzle elements make it a perfect suitable for Nintendo consoles. You’ll also get some bonuses here in the form of multiplayer, where two people can work together with a Joy-Con (perfect for playing with a younger gamer) and Dynamic Gravity mode unlockable that you can activate after you’ve beaten the game, allowing you to use the gyroscope controls on a second run.
That’s right, fans of the puzzle game niche might find some of the solutions and overall challenge here a bit disappointing given their more bizarre and fun nature. Only one or two – including a very clever Rube Goldberg machine – will actually make you logically figure something out, but that’s not really what Windosill is all about. This is a wonderful, dreamy little piece of art that draws you into its colorful toy box world and lets you drift away in a short amount of time it would take you to see it all.