I wish I was in the Northern Hemisphere right now.
The in-between limbo of Autumn would be perfectly suited to the wistful melancholy of Simogo's latest work of art. I haven't experienced The Sailor's Dream yet, but watch the trailer below and dare to disagree. A reality of rust-coloured leaves with a chill in the air would complement nicely those gun-metal oceans hiding their secrets. Those islands that appear impossible to set foot on, and impossible to leave, look to be a puzzle unto themselves.
Following up the critically acclaimed artful gaming experiences of Year Walk and Device 6, The Sailor's Dream rounds out Simogo's trilogy, tied together only by a haunting, intangible quality that all three games have.
In Simogo's App Store description you'll read this; "A peaceful narrative experience, in which the only objective is to satisfy your curiosity."
Sounds perfect for a night spent with EarPods in place, and a finger or two of single malt by my recliner's side. Wishing for Autumn and escaping into The Sailor's Dream.
Grab the game here as it rolls out around the world.
The Sailor's Dream