Boring phone game Wordscapes is also a lovely self-isolation activity

Boring phone game Wordscapes is also a lovely self-isolation activity

Like everyone else, I wanted to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons during social distancing. Unfortunately, this wasn’t in the cards for me: The Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite are pretty much sold out, and I cannot afford to pay $800 for one on eBay. (This is maybe not the wisest time to become a gamer from scratch.)

So my isolation game of choice ended up being a little different. It’s a word puzzle game on my phone that is not new, features zero adorable characters, and is not particularly collaborative. In fact, it is a little boring. It’s also doing wonders for my mental health right now. Read more…

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