The game, called Airplane Mode by AMC (they of the Walking Dead) have created a flight simulator that isn’t exactly what you’d expect.

Similar to the mediative, 8-hour game Desert Bus, Airplane Mode basically lets you sit in a window seat on a plane going over a satellite-generated image of the earth. You can watch old public-domain movies, play crosswords, and watch as the cabin crew walk around serving drinks.

That’s right: it simulates a whole flight. That’s it. Nothing else.

While there could be room for a few zombies in this odd game, it’s a fascinating and exciting idea. You’ll be able to buy the game in 2020 and pre-order here. Be sure to buy a big, bulky seatbelt to wear to really add a little realism to the experience.

By John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

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