The Deer God
Sadly, nothing to fawn over
One night, a deer hunter dies in the woods. Confronted by the Deer God for crimes against nature, the hunter is condemned to eternal reincarnation as a stag. It’s an interesting concept, but The Deer God is a disaster.
Like a real deer, your life objectives are unclear besides eating and rutting. Unlike a real deer, you can speak to humans and shoot fireballs. Everything from the inventory screen to the imprecise controls and choppy graphics suggest a second-rate iOS port, and the catastrophic bugs outright confirm it. Once we teleported from a ship’s hold, through the ceiling and beyond space and time, into a crocodile’s jaws. Oh, Deer God, no.
Running with the herd across a meadow in the moonlight is pleasant, until the next blind jump over a spike pit, or just miles of identical forest. It’s no Bambi. Alan Williamson A sloppy mess of undercooked venison that no one will find appetising. A beautiful disaster.