Nimblebit with the Call Out on Zynga

Huge high five to Nimblebit—developers of Tiny Tower—for this image that’s making the rounds today:

Click on it; it’s way too big to slap into a post.

This is shameful: the dual currency system, the game basics, even the stocking of items and the favorite job mechanic would all seem to be directly lifted, would they not?

Lots of people have been wondering if Zynga is foundering; this certainly doesn’t make it look like they have much magic left right now.

(Seen on VentureBeat, Destructoid, et al.)

UPDATE: Nathan Brown writes for Edge on a noticeable trend developing with Zynga.

Trapped in the Bauernhof

We took the family out to Grant’s Farm today and are currently stuck there on account of a small deluge:


Oh, really? Then I guess I’ll just have to wait.

(via Wordsplosion.)