Monday, June 22, 2015
Obsessed with Island Experiment
For a while it was Dragon Age II. Then I got interested in Farmville (another completely stupid Facebook game), to the point that my mother and I (she was also obsessed) both created multiple fake Facebook personalities to help us play the game better. When I got my new phone I got into Candy Crush and even spent money on it (always a bad idea, but I really wanted to advance!!!).
Island Experiment is a lot like Farmville: you make different products and harvest them to advance--in Island Experiment's case they are building materials instead of food--and use the resulting resources to decorate your island. It is mindless and requires little skill, just lots of clicking and time. I find it very soothing and love looking at my little island advancing along from undeveloped countryside into industrial production center (the bias of the game is definitely pro-capitalism).