Economy class passenger sim Airplane Mode brings sky-high monotony to PC this autumn

Airplane Mode, the sim that lets you lives the highs and lows (but mainly lows) of a six-hour economy class flight in first-person and in real-time, will land on PC and Mac this autumn.

Announced last November, Airplane Mode, developed by Hosni Auji and published by AMC, is inspired by Penn and Teller’s infamous monotony simulator Desert Bus, in which players are tasked with driving a slightly defective bus for eight straight hours in real-time along a single strip of road between Arizona and Nevada.

Airplane Mode, however, focusses its attention on one of life’s slightly more familiar monotonies, challenging players to keep themselves amused on a long-haul flight – including taxi, take-off, and landing – from the relative comfort of an economy class window seat.

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