[Construct 2, 2013]
Laika came from a very particular experience. I was browsing Twitter, and I saw that someone was releasing a puzzle platfomer about a magical space dog that zapped people after coming back from space. I found this so horrible and tragic that I made a counter-game, very quickly, in an afternoon. In the original writeup for the game I called it a "helplessness simulator." I still think that descriptor is accurate.
This game appeared on a best dogs in games list.
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