Hoplite

Have You Played… Hoplite?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. Hoplite has been an instant install on any new phone I buy since before I’d left university. It’s an unassuming turn-based roguelite where you play as a Hoplite deftly moving from enemy to enemy, from tiny map to tiny map, in search of a Golden Fleece. It’s also the first thing that comes to mind when I try to dredge up a list of games that pare back their chosen genre until what remains is the absolute essentials and nothing else….