Francis Underwood, Kevin Spacey’s Machiavellian character on the Netflix series House of Cards, has always allow himself a few good video games. These have tended toward the violent, first-person shooter variety.But in season three, which became available on the streaming service on Friday, a beautiful, somewhat esoteric indie game for mobile devices becomes a minor plot point.
That game is Monument Valley, created by UsTwo. The title—available here for Android and here for iOS— was ranked one of TIME’s 10best games of 2014. Here’s how the game’s designer describe it, part of which Spacey alludes toin the show:
In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a beautiful world. Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the…
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