Free / Horror / Indie / PC

The Tomatoes are OK (But You Might Not Be)

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So I went into The Tomatoes are OK knowing… not really much of anything at all. I hit the strange landing page after hearing that it was little unnerving, and jumped straight in. I suggest you do the same.

If you haven’t played or don’t want to play Dan Sanderson’s newest weird-horror adventure, stop here if there’s any part of you that wants to experience it for yourself. I’ll warn you, it leans into some light jump-scare territory a couple times, but nothing that’s going to keep you up at night.

For the rest of you, this is a Really Strange Thing! You start off wandering through some woods, checking out some things-that-should-not-be-in-the-woods and wondering if this section is all the game has to offer. I was a bit disappointed after clicking some large buttons and earning an actual in-game trophy, thinking that the game had ended there. Nope, not at all.

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Without having this post just be a recap of the game in its entirety, know this: You eventually find a door standing in the middle of the woods. Once it opens, it clearly does not lead to where it should. The game then takes you on a journey through multiple horror-scapes, visiting dead pigs, a watching “Mother”, and some tomatoes that are NOT OK. Like I mentioned before, this thing is Weird.

Other than yelling at my screen after turning around to realize I was being chased, it’s hard to make sense of what happens here. As a friend of mine ungraciously called it, this game is definitely some “dumb abstract shit.”

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If you’re like me and really like Dumb Abstract Shit, go check on The Tomatoes over on the game’s itch.io page.

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