Why Spelunky is the best game I’ve ever played

Spelunky HD is quite possibly the greatest game I have ever played.

This is the part where I tell you to go try the game before I inevitably spoil some of its wonder for you in the below paragraphs. I’m not going to go all out and tell you everything about the game (in fact, that would be impossible, because I don’t even know everything about the game), but I do think that you would be better off just going into it like I did: with little to no expectations (though I may have already ruined your chances of doing so by opening with “SPELUNKY IS THE BEST GAME EVER”).

A little background

The walls are shifting…

“Nobody’s fault but your own”

Risk and reward

Secrets in the age of the internet

No wrong way to play

The best of the best

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game dev. writer. musician. trans. she/her. extremely online. extremely tired.

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izzy kestrel

izzy kestrel

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game dev. writer. musician. trans. she/her. extremely online. extremely tired.