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An extremely thorough grading of the best rain in video games

In the giant jumbled word cloud of all my qualities and traits, I’m willing to bet that “pluviophile” would be one of the biggest words. I adore rain. Whenever it starts, I tend to drop whatever I’m doing – work, dishes, significant other – and I’ll be out frolicking in the downpour before they’ve hit the floor. Because I love rain so much, I hold games to an almost unfair standard when it comes to the simulation of precipitation. How in the world can a videogame come close to emulating that wonderful, transcendental feeling of being outside in the middle…