Gamers make great cat people, but you all knew that. Now it seems cats also make great gamers, or so this one thinks as he is following along with elemental, spirits, and little undead minions in the old Guild Wars game just outside of the area known as Ascalon Foothills. He joined with a team of a ranger and a ritualist along with their heroic henchmen on the way to vanquishing a small area on the big map of Tyria just before dinnertime. Will the cute and cuddly Kohru visit the world of Tyria again? Will it be the old one or the new one? Say tuned to Musing From Us to find out what other kinds of games Kohru likes to join in on!
Alawar Games and Melesta love taking their basic time management games and rolling them through hundreds of variations on a theme, and Spooky Mall is following this formula. We have a fresh college grad, ready to work, not getting much success in finding work, much like many college grads in real life, then she gets a call. A mysterious person wants her to manage a mall, and her shifts start at midnight. So, this is not an ordinary mall.
After seeing the set up of the mall, it somewhat reminded me of old The French Market that used to be in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, with its varying food outlets under one big roof. We start in the regular grocery, and then it becomes a typical supermarket run, fill the stock, clean up after rude customers, check out people… wet, lather, rinse, repeat, much like Supermarket Management. The thing is, in Spooky Mall, the reason the stores are only open at night is because the customers are ghosts, wraiths, spirits, and other kinds of benign undead. About the creepiest thing I saw was a clown that looked like an undead Ronald McDonald (*shudder*)! As if live clowns aren’t creepy enough! Read more...(308 words, 31 images, estimated 1:14 mins reading time)