The Only Point of This Video Game Is to Pet Dogs at a Party

Courtesy Will Herring // Pet the Pup at the Party
Courtesy Will Herring // Pet the Pup at the Party

For the socially awkward among us, locating the dog at a crowded house party is an essential skill. Now, there’s a way for would-be party goers to master their pet-tracking abilities without the threat of actual human interaction.

According to The Verge, designer Will Herring's Pet the Pup at the Party is a first-person desktop game with one simple objective—find as many dogs as possible in two minutes, ignoring the two-legged party guests along the way. The game description reads: “You are at a house party. You do not know anybody. But legend tells of a ~very good puppo~ hiding somewhere in this house! The clock is ticking and you’re running out of small talk … Can you find the pup at the party??”

After following the audible and on-screen “arfs” through a network of rooms, your commitment to avoiding people is rewarded with a break for pets. But don’t get distracted for too long—there are more pups waiting to be found, and they’re all very good dogs. Each new one you find will be added to your dog gallery with the potential to pet 52 “radical and special pups” in total, according to the game.

If petting virtual dogs at a virtual party is your idea of a fun Friday night, you can download the game at any price you choose here.

[h/t The Verge]

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The Office-Themed Ugly Christmas Sweaters Are Here to Show Off Your Dunder Mifflin Spirit

Target
Target

It's now easier than ever to gift your loved ones with Dunder Mifflin-inspired Christmas presents, thanks to Target's new The Office collection. What does it include, you ask? Ugly Christmas sweaters with Dwight Schrute's face and the paper company's logo on them.

As reported by POPSUGAR, Target is selling two different holiday sweaters—one featuring Dwight's festive face and another, more general Dunder Mifflin one—on its website, each priced at $29.99. It seems the NBC series' popularity will never die, as companies continue to sell The Office-related products, from cool artwork to construction sets.

While fans continue to binge The Office on Netflix, they know that major changes are ahead. NBCUniversal is launching its own streaming platform, Peacock, and will take the show back in January 2021. In the meantime, you can still soak up as much Dunder Mifflin insanity as you can handle via Netflix—and now you can do it decked out in a festive holiday sweater.

[h/t POPSUGAR]

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