'Knights and Bikes' Is a Sweetly Scary Game About Childhood's End

Knights and Bikes carries such a strong, bittersweet vibe that I find myself thinking about it in idle moments, walking home in the cooling evenings or as I inevitably start thinking about the start of fall. It’s bringing me back, if not all the way to my actual childhood, then at least to the slightly simpler days about ten years ago. It’s an era I do find myself longing for, though I didn’t really know how badly until I booted up the game.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/7x5beq/knights-and-bikes-double-fine-adventure