by Arnold Rauers and Terri Vellmann.

GUNCHO is another excellent tiny-grid-roguelike from this year’s seven day roguelike jam. You play as a little wild west bandit who can shoot in any direction on a hex grid, with your shots restricted by what bullets you currently have loaded in your six shooter.

It’s a pretty clever concept, but I think what really makes it special is its pacing. Your constantly spinning revolver adds an element of chaos to your moves, and you have a large moveset which includes reloading, kicking things around, and firing all bullets at once randomly. Plus, each round is just a couple of moves long, which encourages playing fast and loose and just seeing how far you can get without overthinking it. For me, that results in a game that feels a lot more relaxing than other games in the genre.

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