This Sunny Walking Sim Is a Break from the Claustrophobia of Pandemic Life

2020 has been terrible. Coronavirus has changed everything, almost entirely for the worse, and now, to varying degrees, we’re living with this awful disease. Alongside the creeping dread that a bleaker-than-usual winter awaits, pandemic life feels defined by a daily uniformity which is becoming exhausting. It probably doesn’t help that many of us spend our days glued to a computer, only to swap it for the television in the evening. Existence appears flattened—like the objects we experience the world through.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v7m4dx/promesa-julian-palacios-pandemic-escape