Did anyone else appreciate Machinarium or Samorost?
Really hope the gents do a quicklook!
I've only played Samarost from them, I had an English teacher who was very into "new" ways of teaching so he had our class play through Samarost. We only did about 2 hours of writing for the entire project as well. From the TotalBiscuit/Halibut video Botanicula didn't seem that interesting though, it kinda looked like random clicking instead of deducing the correct sequence of clicks from information shown to you.
As others have said, there is a Humble Indie Bundle with it in it so even if someone isn't sure they might as well check it out. You can pay whatever you want so it's not like you'll be out of a ton of money and there is a good charity that you can support as well.
I dropped some dough on the Humble Bundle and played through Botanicula. I had a terrific experience with it. I love the way the sound and visuals work together, and the style is a perfect mix of sweet and sinister. A couple of the puzzles gave me pause as well--it's not the hardest game in the world, but you definitely have to think about some parts. Now I've just been using the soundtracks as ambient homework music for the past few days.
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