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A Fold Apart

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Available on:PCApr 17, 2020
Nintendo SwitchApr 17, 2020

Developer: Lightning Rod Games

Publisher: Lightning Rod Games

Genres: Art, Puzzle

Lightning Rod Games presents A Fold Apart: an award-winning puzzle game that explores the emotional rollercoaster of a long-distance relationship — in a world of folding paper! Featuring: - A relatable, true-to-life story of a long-distance relationship. - Over fifty handcrafted paper folding puzzles. - Beautiful 3D graphics with a tactile, “homemade” paper aesthetic. - The ability to choose the couple that best represents you! After career choices force them along separate paths, a Teacher and Architect vow to make their long-distance relationship work at any cost. Experience both sides of their story as the couple navigates the complexities of (mis)communication and the emotional ups and downs that separation brings. By flipping, folding, and unfolding the paper puzzles in their handcrafted worlds, you can help the couple overcome the emotional barriers of their relationship — but will love endure...?

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A Fold Apart is refreshing in its approach to puzzles and how it explores its themes, but it never pushes beyond that into something truly memorable or satisfying

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Telling a touching tale of a couple in a long distance relationship, A Fold Apart is a puzzle game with a bit of a difference and a whole lot of heart.

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A Fold Apart is the sort of game that sticks with you long after the credits roll.

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A Fold Apart is short and pricey, for sure, but the few hours it offers are an arresting blend of devious puzzling and heart-rending storytelling. Infinitely more so if you've been in a long-distance relationship.

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Heartfelt Indie A Fold Apart Coming to Xbox and PS4 Next Week

Heartfelt Indie A Fold Apart Coming to Xbox and PS4 Next Week

A Fold Apart, the 2D papercraft puzzler about long-distance relationships, is coming to Xbox One and PS4 following its launch elsewhere a few weeks ago.

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