For those who have spent the three weeks since “Digital Estate Planning” aired praying to Batman to deliver unto us a real Community videogame, today should be like Christmas, thanks to an industrious Reddit user. Journey To The Center Of Hawkthorne is a downloadable, playable, incredibly faithful recreation of the 8-bit game seen in the episode, though it is still very much a work in progress. There are a multitude of characters to choose from, including Brittasaurus Rex and Constable Reggie, and three levels to explore—though there’s not much to do yet besides walk around (or if you play as Troy, jump around), cower at the pixilated visage of Cornelius Hawthorne, and stomp on hippies. You can download the most recent version here, for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux; the developer is putting out new releases at a fairly steady clip (fingers crossed for a Hilda patch soon!), and is currently looking for suggestions and/or coding assistance.
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