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Studio Oleomingus, a tiny two-person studio based out of India have released another short free 3D story adventure. Previous works include a Museum of Dubious Splendors and In the Pause Between the Ringing, two more free 3D exploration games and they will eventually be releasing a full-length experience with Under a Porcelain Sun.

With their latest, The Indifferent Wonder of an Edible Place, they're getting a bit political. Like with a Museum of Dubious Splendors, it's somewhat based on the written works of Mir UmarHassan, the fabled Gujarati poet and in this case it's a sort-of adaption of a satirical poem they wrote titled "The Building Eaters of Matsyapur". The game uses a blend of descriptive text and surrealist visuals to ponder the violence of erasure and the profound grief of having to survive on the margins of history.

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I don't personally know enough history about it all to comment but Studio Oleomingus note this game was made "in solidarity with the protests against the draconian actions of our government" and they mentioned "the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya" which caused them to revisit the UmarHassan's original poem. An interesting history lesson at hand, for those willing to learn a little.

You can find it free on itch.io and Steam.

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buckysrevenge 28 Feb, 2020
Jon Oliver did a piece on India's president and how disturbing the situation is getting, if you are interested: https://youtu.be/qVIXUhZ2AWs
Liam Dawe 28 Feb, 2020
Quoting: GuestGame unplayable in AZERTY. You cannot rebind the keys. I do not bother with people who won't even think there are non-QWERTY people out there.
Well, it's a free game and you could just nicely ask them to add it?
chr 29 Feb, 2020
Quoting: buckysrevengeJon Oliver did a piece on India's president and how disturbing the situation is getting, if you are interested: https://youtu.be/qVIXUhZ2AWs

I wanted to share this about John Oliver. The tl;dr and/or a better title would be "Last Week Tonight Is Wrongly Classified By Its Host In Order To Dodge Responsibility But Is Also Still Entertaining And Informative Even If It Sometimes Misses The Full Context Of The Sociopolitical Phenomenon It Chooses To Discuss Or Gets Some Things Wrong Out Of Assumed Good Faith And Here's Why"
tuubi 29 Feb, 2020
Quoting: chr
Quoting: buckysrevengeJon Oliver did a piece on India's president and how disturbing the situation is getting, if you are interested: https://youtu.be/qVIXUhZ2AWs

I wanted to share this about John Oliver. The tl;dr and/or a better title would be "Last Week Tonight Is Wrongly Classified By Its Host In Order To Dodge Responsibility But Is Also Still Entertaining And Informative Even If It Sometimes Misses The Full Context Of The Sociopolitical Phenomenon It Chooses To Discuss Or Gets Some Things Wrong Out Of Assumed Good Faith And Here's Why"
I didn't watch your video (I tend to shy away from random youtube links), but does it have any relevance to this particular John Oliver piece?

Also, I think John Oliver is brilliant, but comedians shouldn't be anyone's primary source of news. Of course, social media is even worse.
chr 12 Mar, 2020
Quoting: tuubi
Quoting: chr
Quoting: buckysrevengeJon Oliver did a piece on India's president and how disturbing the situation is getting, if you are interested: https://youtu.be/qVIXUhZ2AWs

I wanted to share this about John Oliver. The tl;dr and/or a better title would be "Last Week Tonight Is Wrongly Classified By Its Host In Order To Dodge Responsibility But Is Also Still Entertaining And Informative Even If It Sometimes Misses The Full Context Of The Sociopolitical Phenomenon It Chooses To Discuss Or Gets Some Things Wrong Out Of Assumed Good Faith And Here's Why"
I didn't watch your video (I tend to shy away from random youtube links), but does it have any relevance to this particular John Oliver piece?

Also, I think John Oliver is brilliant, but comedians shouldn't be anyone's primary source of news. Of course, social media is even worse.

Sorry for late reply. No relevance to that particular one. I agree with your opinions. Mind if I ask why you avoid random youtube links? I avoid them to not get recommendations that I don't want, so for all suspicious/random ones I right click "Copy link location" and then open private browsing and paste it there. Ofc not telling you what to do, but just curious about other perspectives and eager to help if it is low effort for me. :)
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