Hylics (Mason Lindroth)

Hylics is a role-playing video game using claymation graphics to depict a surreal world.

The player character is Wayne, a humanoid being with yellow skin and crescent-shaped horns. Most of the game’s NPCs speak using random text generation, in a manner described as a deliberately misleading red herring, albeit consistent with the setting, with the player’s goals being represented through environmental design instead. The world and characters are alluded to be posthuman in nature and the goal of the game is to defeat the moon king Gibby.

Emily Gera of Rock, Paper, Shotgun described the game as “like a scene from Bosch by way of Videodrome