18
Jun
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Hero of Many is a side-scrolling game featuring that silhouette style that so many indie games love these days. You play as a glowing nucleus of energy, leading a "swarm of water beings" around, fighting bad, black water thingies. They are definitely not sperm cells.

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The game is played with no words, which is not a romantic metaphor. Your nucleus collects new pieces and expands, which is not a visual representation of a growth cycle. Your white minions with swollen heads and wiggly tails fight for survival as they surround the nucleus which is not an allegory for conception. You travel down a series of dark corridors which is not...actually, I'm going to leave that one alone.

Jokes aside, Hero of Many is actually pretty fun. It creates a nice atmosphere and is able to draw you in with a captivating environment. It slowly builds excitement as you progress through the early stages, until eventually it puts on some Barry White and I'm sorry! Really, this game is fun and I'm 12 years old. It's $2 in the Play Store. Go try it.

Eric Ravenscraft
Eric is a snarky technophile with a taste for the unusual. When he's not obsessing about Android, you can usually find him obsessing about movies, psychology, or the perfect energy drink. Eric weaves his own special blend of snark, satire, and comedy into all his articles.

  • ScottColbert

    It's a good day indeed when a writer can ejaculate such an explosion of metaphors that it leaves a reader spent from the positive thrust of a review.

    I need a cigarette now.

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/author/eric-ravenscraft/ Eric Ravenscraft

      So...was it good for you?

  • Athishay

    I knew this article was Eric the moment I read the title. :D

  • Matthew Fry

    What's the not metaphor for the black not sperm?

  • Trenton Seagoe

    If it wasn't 2 bucks I'd do it in a heartbeat.

    • Gandalf_Teh_Gray

      Yea I prefer my hookerbots to be of the $1 variety.

    • http://icefamjourney.blogspot.com/ copaeci

      The actual price is $4 , the $2 is for the first two days only.

      • Shawn Suther

        ugh. thank you for saving me $2.

  • Dimi

    lol, great writing man..... a hilarious read.

  • luigi gorlero

    Made me seriously laugh :)

  • sethyx

    I smell some similarity to Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=975Zw8BJ3Vg

  • Matti

    That's one colourful vagina O_O!!

  • Josh Legoza

    Thanks Eric, that made my day! Fantastic write-up.

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