Have You Played… Lucifer’s Atoms?
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. It makes me a little bit sad sometimes, when I play something absolutely fascinating that also happens to have barely any chance of getting the recognition it deserves. These games aren’t confined to obscurity because of the ol’ David & Goliath narrative of plucky indies and all-powerful AAA ogres, but because they seem to be made without a care for mass market appeal. Lucifer’s Atoms, from Peter Stock (the developer of the marvellous Armadillo Run), is one such game. (more…)