2018’s Wandersong was a game about a bard, who utilized the power of music and singing to change individuals’s lives for the better. There were grander stakes for sure, however at its core, it had to do with assisting people and singing. A lot of singing.
Designer Greg Lobanov is back, but rather than dulcet tones, he’s relied on brushstrokes and watercolors with Chicory: A Colorful Tale, an approaching game about painting the world. The titular Chicory is a hero, a legendary artist who wields the powerful and wonderful Brush. You do not play her; you’re just her number-one fan, who tidies up after Chicory’s messes, till one day Chicory disappears and you’re left in possession of the Brush in a world that’s suddenly without color.
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