A quarter of a century of Screenshot Saturdays. That sounds far more epic a milestone than it really is, but needless to say I’m marking it in style with the wonderfully ‘unique’ game Mount Your Friends.
Mount Your Friends is a truly wonderful game. It’s everything I love about the Indie games industry – quirky to it’s core.
The game’s described as “a fiercely competitive sporting event for you to play with your friends in the contextual security of your own home, assuming that your home is not composed of sexual innuendo”. The sexual innuendo bit is the real crux of the game.
Take out the sexual innuendo and it’d be a good game, but not particularly noteworthy. Add in the innuendo and you have an instantly memorable classic. Without going into too many details for fear of falling foul of any digital decency filters – Mount Your Friends has a particular attention to detail for the physics of a certain male body part amongst other features. I’ll say no more for now!
The screenshot above will give you a bit of a flavour of what I’m on about though. Team Digital Salad are the hairy gentlemen on the left, and team CakeBoxFox is the very scary blue alien team on the right.
I can’t remember the last time a game made me laugh as much as this one did. Truly wonderful, as well as a handy way of settling disputes between you and your friends. The only downside to it is the big advantage the person who goes first gets; following players are always playing catch up to try and get higher than them and win the game when the other can’t match their height.
Buy Mount Your Friends for yourself and any friends! It’ll be worth it! Just maybe don’t make a character as scary as CakeBoxFox’s.
Digital Salad – lifeasadigitalsalad.wordpress.com