Hahah what: Don’t Be Patchman is a ‘sneak-and-grow’ game

It makes less sense the more I watch

As I watched the first video of Don’t Be Patchman (below), I thought I had an okay feel for what it is. Plant apples, get an apple tree, shake it for more apples. Got it. I’m no Animal Crossing slouch. Next video, ladybugs are following Patchman as he plants flowers, drinks their nectar, and spits it up all over a house. Sure.

Third video, a commentary on consumerism and commercialism. Fourth video, dodging deadly floating drones in an office building and a rock quarry. What is this game?

The Kickstarter video above does a better job bringing all of the elements together, but it still looks like a weird experience. Don’t Be Patchman is seeking approval on Steam Greenlight, and is on Kickstarter with a base funding goal of $25,000.

Darren Nakamura
Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in independent games. He produced the Zero Cool Podcast for about four years, and he plays board games quite a bit when he can find willing companions.