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First-time indie developer Nick Camillo has released the first playable scene from Into the Thicket, an in-progress HTML5 browser game that features relaxing music and growth-focused gameplay.

Into the Thicket's first chapter puts players in the role of a small sapling; the goal is to catch sunlight and grow larger, though taller trees will absorb most of the sun's rays. Camillo also composes the game's background music, and additional tracks will feature prominently in the finished product.