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Indie Wonderland: Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?!

Two weeks ago, Daylight Studios emailed me (somewhat out of the blue) with a Steam review key for their latest game, Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?!. They figured I might be interested in writing about it, given that I reviewed their previous Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! earlier. And they’re not wrong. While my memories of the potato-based weapon shop game are mostly a mixed bag of ‘interesting mechanics’, ‘overuse of pop culture referencing’ and ‘endless grind‘, I can’t say I’m not curious how a sequel to a game about forging fantasy weapons for fantasy ren faires manages to translate itself to space.

(Spoiler levels: Narrative, low. Mechanical, high-ish.)

(Game source: Developer Steam key.)

After the break: Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?!. Seems like the game title itself isn’t quite sure how the move to space happened, either.