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'Your Hands Are Feet' describes feelings where words can't

From Engadget - November 14, 2017

Earlier in its development, Winger-Bearskin and Rothberg explained how they wanted to find fresh ways to describe nuanced emotions. In Your Hands Are Feet, you select a virtual egg and lob it into a portal to kick off a vignette conveying one such feeling. It's not immediately apparent what you are supposed to do, and that surprise is part of the enjoyment.

One scenario places you in a surrealist kitchen -- equipped with a sink, cooker and cactus -- with feet on the ends of your limbs (you can still pick up a phone on the counter). Another surrounds you with hundreds of eyeballs staring at you, meant to evoke the sensation of seeing yourself through someone else's eyes. Or, you might end up in a window cleaning cart with a giant pink razor, dispatched to shave a giant's leg. Lopping off its jet black cylindrical bristles while in an oversized bathtub in the desert is satisfying, but you can never get a clean shave within the time limit. It's a psychedelic spin on a Sisyphean task that can never be completed.

Other interactive metaphors include the feeling of being at "the corner of three corners" (imagining your past and future self) or that "everything has vibes" (touch the environment and your controllers will vibrate).

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