October 22, 2020

Ancient Enemy review: Somehow ‘fancy solitaire’ is one of my favorite games of 2020

Solitaire. One of my favorite games of 2020 so far is solitaire. Here’s a card—now stack another on top of it. That’s it. Mindless, or maybe just mindless enough. Fwit, fwit, fwit, the sound of the cards stacking on top of each other as I go o...

Solitaire. One of my favorite games of 2020 so far is solitaire. Here’s a card—now stack another on top of it. That’s it. Mindless, or maybe just mindless enough. Fwit, fwit, fwit, the sound of the cards stacking on top of each other as I go on a run, my combo meter climbing higher and higher. And then because this is fancy solitaire I unleash the combo as a bolt of lightning into the face of a strange skeleton-witch.

Then it’s onto the next level, and onto the next run, and oh god I can’t stop playing Ancient Enemy. Is this the next manifestation of my Globesweeper and Pictopix addiction? It certainly feels that way.

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