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A horse is a horse, of course, of course

I've been following the work of Nathan Fouts, the head of indie studio Mommy's Best Games, since he released Weapon of Choice, an underrated gem from the overlooked Xbox indie game storefront. His latest game is available on the significantly larger Android and iOS platforms, and allows up to four players to play at once.

Perfect for endless car rides with the family

Finger Derpy appears to play, as my pal Josh Lowensohn describes it, like "Hungry Hungry Hippos from hell." Each player controls the left and right side of a horse by tapping the screen. With four people tapping two fingers each on one mobile device, chaos is all but guaranteed. It's a sweet premise, and the local multiplayer function could help pass the torturous long-distance car rides that await this summer vacation.

Finger Derpy launches this April. Until then, please feel free to enjoy the lyrics to Mr. Ed. May they be stuck in your brain as they are in mine.

A horse is a horse, of course, of course, 
And no one can talk to a horse of course 
That is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mr. Ed.

Go right to the source and ask the horse 
He'll give you the answer that you'll endorse. 
He's always on a steady course. 
Talk to Mr. Ed.

People yakkity yak a streak and waste your time of day 
But Mister Ed will never speak unless he has something to say.

A horse is a horse, of course, of course, 
And this one'll talk 'til his voice is hoarse. 
You never heard of a talking horse?

Well listen to this.

I am Mister Ed.

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