Jonathan Whiting has quickly a favorite Ludum Darer of mine... Dare-taker? Dareista? Whatevs. Between LD22's Craequ and Niña Nueve, his entry interpretation of the "Tiny Worlds" theme of LD23, he has proved to be a master of wonderful vagueness. A top-down puzzle arcade game that takes place in a nine-by-nine room (or does it?), Niña Nueve leaves it to the player to determine its mechanics, even as they grow ever more complex. There is no hand-holding, but really, there doesn't need to be. There's a lot of charm in Niña Nueve's chunky old-fashioned enemy sprites and its minimalist-but-jazzy score, and the world is very satisfying to explore. Niña Nueve is a short game that will be run through pretty quickly. Still, it is a heck of a ride.