Laura Hudson: A Brief History of Yarn in Video Games

A screencap of Loom, a Lucasfilms Games title from the '90s.

A screencap of Loom, a Lucasfilms Games title from the '90s.

Check out this great post about fiber arts and gaming! It leads with the upcoming EA title Unravel that Mom linked to on the Kniticality Facebook where you play as a little tiny bit of yarn. Turns out that games have tried a number of times to find a good tie-in to knitting. This new game, physics- and adorable-ness-based, looks to be the one to do it right. Or at least cutest.

Another '90s game: Bubsy.

Another '90s game: Bubsy.

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