Check out our Monthly Survey Page to see what our users are running.

A Tofu Tail might have the strangest protagonist I've seen in a puzzle game

Posted by , | Views: 13,991

A person turned into a block a tofu? What ever will game developers think of next, bonus points for serious oddness here. A Tofu Tail is coming with Linux support next week.

This isn't some kind of joke though, this is a very real game with a whimsical story influenced by Japanese folklore. Check out the trailer below, looks like it gets pretty wild:

YouTube Thumbnail
YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Accept Cookies & Show   Direct Link

Feature Highlight:

  • Solve addicting puzzles across 100+ levels.
  • Explore and experience each of the dream-like Kitsune realms.
  • Take part in a whimsical story influenced by Japanese folklore.
  • Become immersed in a unique hand-drawn art style.
  • Lose yourself in an imaginative and blood-pumping chiptune soundtrack. 

There is a demo available on itch.io which I've tried now and you know what, it's actually pretty damn good. To pass a certain area, you need to suck up the corresponding orb and you can only travel across tiles that match your currently absorbed orb. You can also only travel on tiles so many times, before they vanish. It's a bit of trial and error but quite satisfying when you get it right.

Completely ridiculous, absolutely, yet it has a certain charm to it with the wonderful artwork. I still can't get over the fact that you're a rolling block of material-absorbing Tofu though. Brilliant.

You can follow it on itch.io and Steam, releasing December 12.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
6 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more information here.
About the author -
I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly.
See more from me
pb 4 December 2019 at 10:37 pm UTC
Insta WL
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!

You need to Register and Login to comment, submit articles and more.


Or login with...

Livestreams & Videos
None currently, submit yours here!
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts