It's Sunday night, and it's that time again when you're just sitting at home, winding down before you have to get up to grind out the work week. This game is perfect for these mellow occasions.
Small Worlds was developed by David Shute, a well known name in the indie game community. The focus of Small Worlds is exploration. There really is no threat or any sort of action. In fact, the visuals in the game are pixelated and extremely primitive. Instead, your left with your imagination and mood altering music.
What sets Small Worlds apart from other adventure games is that the entire explored world is always fully visible on screen. Each map starts off as a few large blocky pixels, but as you discover your surroundings, the map starts to pan out and give the world new life, and your mind starts to wander. You start to imagine what the world would be like if it were real. You start to wonder what sort of life could exist there, and it gives you a glimpse into the imaginative mind of Shute all while calming, moving music is playing.