JayisGames.com is now available ad-free!
Jay is Games recommends Cheat Happens with 8,000+ games and 35,000+ trainers!

  • Play This!

  • Browser Games


  • Currently 3/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 3/5 (46 votes)
Comments (5) | Views (6,654)


What do you really need out of life? Instant gratification? Money? Fast cars? UncleBig2D's March is a short but beautifully executed little interactive art piece that plays like an arcade game and takes you through one boy's life in a series of short stages. All you have to do to play is click, and while there isn't a whole lot of replay value after the few minutes it'll take to play, and some may find the representation of the message a little too cookie-cutter, the core of it is heartfelt and earnest, not to mention presented in a simple but evocative retro style. It's less a "you need this specific thing" thing, and more "you might miss other things if you only focus on the material things" thing... thingy.

Play March


It's cute, but I was disappointed that

you couldn't really control the outcome by doing things differently. I tried replaying it and avoiding as many coins as I could, in order to "choose love over money" but the game played out the same way.

Anyway, I don't think it's trying to pretend it's something deep and complex, so for what it is, it's very sweet.

csmithpub October 26, 2014 8:30 PM

Do YOU want to enjoy boring straight dudes having deep, meaningful insights about life and love, but just didn't have the patience for, like, most media? boy is this game for YOU. you too can be treated to a tedious, shallow, heterosexual aesop where YOU control the main character!


It's somewhat cute, but very simplistic. It's not very involved... which means I got bored a while in.

It would be nice to interact with various environments beyond -leftclick-leftclick-leftclick- ad infinitum, but there is a message (albeit one seen time and time again).

Worth a look, but not stellar.

jackal.lewis October 30, 2014 4:05 AM

Nice graphics. Really liked the irrelevant grid that only pertains to the actual pixels some of the time, especially not when movement was involved; that's not sarcasm, it gave it a pixelated look without having clunky, awkward movements. The change back to B&W at the end completely contradicted the tonal shift of the story, like he's still upset even though the plot shifted to being in his favor.

Message is a little of the usual "don't let life pass you by!" that we see more from creators who haven't lived out their life yet, so there's an overrepresentation of people who made it to the end of their life and regret it more than people who made it to the end of their life. There was even more hokiness added to the story when it

either played on the fears of dying alone to force the character into a relationship after a classic "vision of your lonely future" or literally involved time-travel.

Gameplay is quite tedious, especially since there's not even a score and the player doesn't effect the outcome. Might as well be an animated short, there is absolutely no reason this needed to be a game.

While I agree with csmithpub above about how shallow, tedious, heterosexual and cliche this is, I don't see any problem with the creator confining himself to a point-of-view similar to his own; basically he's acknowledging his limits of experience. I also don't see how it would benefit from being from the point-of-view of any other type of person being the main character: it would still be shallow, tedious, and cliche.

As far as suggestions go, should the dev ever read this (ha!): turn it into a flash short instead of having it masquerade as a game, that makes it no longer tedious. Shallow isn't really a problem since it's not attempting to be a complex narrative, and not everything needs to be. Cliches aren't really a problem except when they're overused by an individual work, which this doesn't do since it's only one big one.


It was better when Passage did it.


^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details Hi! Weekday Escape and Weekday Puzzle are here! First we have two new cans from tomoLaSiDo and then two small rooms from isotronic. That's all for this...  ...
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details Welcome to Mobile Monday! We have another beautiful game from Nicolet and it's a winter game as it should be. Tasuku Yahiro have released another of their...  ...
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details We've got a new game from Rinnogogo's magical world and this time it really is magical.. Not only do you get to meet cute animals that express themselves...  ...
chrpa Jayisgames needs your help to continue providing quality content. Click for details After a few weeks of patient waiting, we have been rewarded - the new game from Ichima Coffeedo is here. We got a wonderful new game - it's...  ...

HELP Jayisgames.com

Recent Comments


Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Game of the week

Dark Romance: Vampire Origins Collector's Edition

Your Favorite Games edit

Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives