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Binding of Isaac dev delays turn-based puzzle RPG Legend of Bum-bo

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The Legend of Bum-bo is Edmund McMillen's latest collaboration with designer and filmmaker James Id, who handled promotional materials for The Binding of Isaac and Super Meat Boy. It was first teased in March 2016 (opens in new tab) as "a turn-based puzzle RPG thingy that's randomly generated," and we haven't heard much since. That is, until a recent tweet from McMillen, which gave a much-needed, albeit bittersweet, update:  

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One wonders what prompted The Legend of Bum-bo's expansion. Did the pair need to make more room for the turn-based pieces, the puzzles, the RPG elements or, perhaps, the all-important thingy? Was it the large poop in the title screen, or whatever the hell Id is on about in this tweet:   

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Hopefully the updates slated for February yield some answers.  

Austin Wood
Staff writer, GamesRadar

Austin freelanced for PC Gamer, Eurogamer, IGN, Sports Illustrated, and more while finishing his journalism degree, and has been a full-time writer at PC Gamer's sister publication GamesRadar+ since 2019. They've yet to realize that his position as a staff writer is just a cover-up for his career-spanning Destiny column, and he's kept the ruse going with a focus on news, the occasional feature, and as much Genshin Impact as he can get away with.