Thomas Was Alone is a minimalist indie puzzle platformer that costs $9.99.
The mechanics of the game are quite simple where the player takes control of different sized squares/rectangles characters in a 2D environment. Each character is able to jump a certain height, which limits where they are able to traverse. by combining the characters abilities though swapping out control of each character the player is able to advance through the level.
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Pro Enjoyable professional narration
What really drives the well crafted story home is the wonderful narration done by British filmmaker, comedian, writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television, Danny Wallace. Not many indie small budget games receive the polish this game has in their voice acting, which really adds to the experience when playing the game.
Pro Great story
For what is a pretty simplistic looking game, Thomas Was Alone offers a truly great story that actually gets the player to care about what are basically squares and rectangles.
Pro Polished ethereal soundtrack
Haunting guitar strums mixed with beautiful piano chords and bits of chiptune creates a very fitting soundtrack that allows for an experience of polish not often found.
Con Some puzzles can be difficult
Here an there are a few really tough puzzles in the game which can be frustrating, luckily they are few and far between as the gameplay does not tend to repeat itself too often.
The gameplay only lasts about 3 or 4 hours.