Here are two cool games I came across this week, which both emerged from Ludum Dare.
A short point-and-click adventure game, with a real cool cyberpunk / noir aesthetic. It also uses the point-and-click format of the game to introduce humour, which is something I love.
You can play Badass on the Motion Twin website.
I like the game mechanic where you hit the other play with a pillow, but you can also throw the pillow. It’s a way of dealing unexpected damage to the other player, but it also leaves you without a weapon - so you have to go and find another quickly. These are my favourite kinds of game mechanics, which are simple and fun, but add a strategic element to the game.
You can play Bed Hogg on itch.io.