I have just "played" ( I don't even know- that expression seems so unfitting), no, I have just experienced "Dear Esther";
It is a remake of a Half Life 2 Mod that I have never heard of until 2 days ago, saw some screen- shots and thought I would give it a go, even if my friends mocked me for that, as the title was too "indie" for them.
Well, for 2 hours, I had a poetical trip over an island, through caves, thoughts and a part of my self. This piece, despite you do not really interact with anything, sucks you in and makes you experience something deeply.
Usually my comments here are quite superficial but I recommend everybody who enjoys a good book, a great move, a touching song, or resonates with the feeling of loneliness, grief or regret to give the title a try. It cost me merely the price of a movie ticket at steam and I would rather pay ten experiences like this then watching a mediocre Hollywood Blockbuster.
It is so great to see that we live in times where gami…