Play it now — Pathologic

Play It Now!I’m in a strange town where nothing seems quite right. Everything, really, seems a bit off and the natural and the unnatural seem to exist side-by-side.

I’ve become embroiled in events and the prognosis for the outcome looks singularly bleak. The game makes a point to remind me that I’m playing a game, but even so – whilst the locals task me with this errand or that, there’s a constant sense that I’m in over my head.

While everyone seems to be keen on giving me instructions, I’m not at all certain what I’m supposed to be doing now, what I’m supposed to be doing next, or whether I’m doing the right thing.

Really, quite a lot like life.

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