Frog Fractions: Game of the Decade Edition is available now on Steam, bringing the strange and wonderful Frog Fractions to Steam for the first time. And, lo-and-behold, it secretly contains a whole other game within it–albeit one you’ll have to pay real money for.
Frog Fractions, which famously hides its real intentions behind the veneer of a frog-centric maths game, comes with a piece of DLC on Steam–Hop’s Iconic Hat, which adds a funky new hat to the game’s frog. The $8 hat is priced just high enough to turn people away–but check under the brim and you’ll find a new game.
PC Gamer is reporting that the hat awakens something new in the game. From the menu screen, there is a toggle for whether or not you want Hop to wear the hat. Put it on, and you’ll get a whole new experience–one that PC Gamer doesn’t spoil, and we’ll do the same.
Another Frog Fractions game was hidden away in Glittermitten Grove, and while some contend that this is Frog Fractions 2, others suggest that it’s actually Frog Fractions 3, and the second game was the ARG that led up to this game’s discovery. Perhaps the real Frog Fractions 2 was the friends we made along the way.
PC Gamer contacted series creator Jim Crawford for comment, and he called this ordering his “headcanon”–making Hop’s Iconic Hat, in a way, Frog Fractions 4.
The hat is discounted on Steam until August 9. After that, it will cost $10.
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