Castle is a short point-and-click game from the Japanese website Usagi no Sippo (Rabbit's Tail). It takes a page from the Grow book of Flash design and lets you create a scene by clicking various objects on the screen, each time causing something new and interesting to happen. As you might have guessed, the overall goal is to raise the castle, but there are a number of small things that happen just for fun.
Castle isn't a game in the strictest sense. You really don't have much control over what happens other than finding the next hotspot. It's sort of like a cross between a web toy and a game. Usually it's fairly obvious where to click next, but a few times you'll have to go hunting for places to click. Nothing our friend the [tab] key can't help with.
The greatest part of the game is all the strange things that happen for no reason at all. Sheep that fall into holes? Dancing mushrooms? Lamp posts outside of a medieval castle? All of these things along with Castle's great visual design make it worth a few minutes of relaxed play time.
Note: To play, choose "Click Start" and then click the crown at the top of the screen.
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