Tyd wag vir Niemand from Skobbejak Games is a surreal experience on Nintendo Switch. Find out why in our Tyd wag vir Niemand review!
Tyd wag vir Niemand – which means Time Waits For Nobody – is an adventure that feels as if you were experiencing what it would be like to live inside of surreal painting after surreal painting. Your journey will start on a snowy mountain as you take to exploring a nearby pyramid of a mysterious nature. Running up to the pyramid, you quickly enter it, only to find a deserted machine room. You try to contact HQ, but no one is replying. Trapped inside, you turn to realize the machine has been turned on, and you’re about to be transported into a bizarre world where there are surrealist puzzles to solve.
You’ll move around in this first-person adventure with the left analog stick, panning the camera with the right one. You can run by pressing the L button and jump with the B button. There’s also a slow down time ability you can activate with the ZR button. For some reason, to deactivate the slow down ability, instead of once again pressing the ZR button, you actually have to press the ZL button. You can also invert the Y-axis by pressing the – button if oy feel that will help you with your journey.
You’ll run into weird worlds of rotating mirrors, barren city landscapes with twisted pipes, floating cars, and twisting buildings, crystal cavers with extremely narrow paths and fast-paced floating platforms, picturesque gardens with giant silver balls rolling around out to kill you, and more. As expected, you will need to slow down so that you can cross over to the next area, where you will find more weird stuff to use as you try to escape from all of this.
Tyd wag vir Niemand is not going to be a game that everyone can enjoy. Due to the game’s nature, and bizarre setup, there’s a lot of potential for frustration since you’re going to be dying a lot as you try to find the right time to activate the slowdown ability to try and complete another section of a level so that you can trigger the next checkpoint, so that the next time you die you don’t lose a lot of progress. But if you give it a chance, you will find a unique game that really stands out on Nintendo’s console. Tyd wag vir Niemand is out on Nintendo Switch for $9.99, and you can download the game’s demo on the console by clicking right hereright here.