October 8th, 2012 | By Alex Wilkinson
I just happened to stumble across this awesome little puzzle game (via @ollieclarke) from Ollie Clarke, Helana Santos, Chris Randle and Jon Mann. The Cat That Got The Milk is a fantastic puzzler set in a highly abstract and ever changing environment, making for some interesting puzzles and bazaar environments.
In The Cat That Got The Milk you play as a cat perpetually moving forward, similar to Snakelike games you have to navigate around obstacles however you can only move up and down, there is no way to turn around making some of the puzzles a little tricky. The courses get more and more abstract as you progress and with a total of 18 levels you get some fantastic looking maps.
Although a very simple premise the game is actually a whole lot of fun, and I do enjoy these puzzle type games personally, so finishing it was not too taxing and only took me 9 minutes overall, which is below the site average of 15 minutes. The art and animation really do strike you continually throughout the game and it makes for a very interesting title to play through, to see all the bazaar level design.
There is also some great ambient music that is played throughout, really giving this game a very abstract feel, working fantastically with the art direction and gameplay overall.
Average play time – 15 minutes
The Cat That Got The Milk is great fun and a fantastic way to steal about 15 minutes from your day. Although no real replayability and not overly difficult the journey really does make this game great fun. It can be played in browser here, be sure to keep an eye out for The Button Affair the latest game currently in development from these fantastic developers.
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