Idle games are one of the most surprising break-out niches of the last few years, although the genre’s name is something of a misnomer. For the first while, these games are typically anything but idle, as you frantically click until you reach a point where the game starts to play itself. Now, Placid Plastic Duck…
Well, it’s about a lot more than that, really. Ducks is the latest from the brilliant Kate Beaton; it’s an unusually long work for her, a five-parter that tells the story of her time working at a Fort McMurray mining site in 2008.