Why players are turning cute games into torture sims
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Two days into Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Jericho Palado realized that he could transform the games colorful, creature-filled world into something its designers never intended: a prison yard. Using the white fence panels and cots that most players use to build charming campsites, the second-year UCLA student funneled the pastel mammals that populate his game into inhumanely small holding cells; he situated a blushing, purple cat near the entrance as a makeshift guard. Palado published photos of the results to social media, his own contribution to the ongoing trend of Animal Crossing: Prison Camp. Although you might encounter one in-game, youre far more likely to find images of these camps on Tumblr or Twitter.
These Pocket Camp p…