Actual Sunlight

This is a very interesting game. No matter what I say in the rest of this article, that is a completely accurate statement, and this game, no matter the faults, is worth some attention.

 

“Why kill yourself today when you could masturbate tomorrow?” -By Evan Winter

Actual Sunlight is a story about Evan Winter and his struggle through the years, facing major depression amongst other things in his life, just trying to force himself out of bed one day after another. This is a game that is more like a novella, a linear tale with almost no room for deviation in the story, but with a solid point and some meaning behind it. In some respects, it is barely a game in the traditional sense. The themes here are about depression, suicide, death, and masturbation. It is legitimately thought-provoking and not meant for children, if that was not already clear.

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About stephenwilds

Writing in the dirty South, this recovering internet addict wakes up every morning wrestling with nightmares of Silent Hill, Battletoads, and where to put that third comma.
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