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When the Past Was Around: A Tale of Love and Loss

A while back, I reviewed the demo for a casual puzzle game called When the Past Was Around, which tells the story of Eda and a man known simply as the Owl.  The story is told without any words and reveals the tragic twist right from the start, though it is the way in which the story is told that makes it both beautiful and heartbreaking even if we already know where it’s going.

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When the Past Was Around Playthrough on Virtual Bastion

When the Past Was Around is a relaxing puzzle game focuses on the life of a young woman named Eda and tells a wordless story about love and heartbreak. The demo covers the prologue, which I played a while back:

Video from YouTube User: Virtual Bastion

And now we’re continuing from where we left off!  Today’s episode covers chapters 1 and 2:

Video from YouTube User: Virtual Bastion

When the Past Was Around: Demo Review

While I’m not normally the type to play casual games, I’ve been finding them to be increasingly relaxing as of late.  In particular, I’ve been trying out demos for various point-and-click puzzle games, one of which is called When the Past Was Around.  The game has a simple, but pleasant art style and tells the wordless story of a girl named Eda and a man known simply as The Owl.  Based on the description, the story seems to be about love and heartbreak.

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