A downloadable antidotal anecdote for Windows

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This game is not for everyone. In particular, this game contains Adult themes such as Body Horror, mentions of cigarettes, loud burst of noises and strobing lights and disturbing visuals, et al.
Now that's out of the way -- Sit back and enjoy the ride, this work is yet to be done! The game is still in the demo phase, and about half of the game is what I consider 'done'
... So please stay tuned, will you.



There would be a family gathering, they said.
There surely would be your family residing in this exact position presented in the letter, they said.
Follow the direction and you shall meet your family after a god-knows-how long has it been since you last met them, they said.

They said so.

You, as a very man, are in a severed quest of locating your home for annual Christmas Family Gathering (CFG).
But upon successfully injecting yourself into the so-called your family house, it was revealed that the house was in fact, nothing but deception -- Lies. Obsoletion. Left-to-rot-away.


Yet never give your hopes up!

Even though there is no visible human race, let alone your familys' trace was left, this still remains a fact: It was the very place where your family had been living on for a long time. It's just that they have since moved unto another position a long, long time ago.

Your only hope to find your family's current location, is now nothing but a remains of what used to be a successful addition to you and your family's house; A mysterious videotape playing device, and an one (1) videotape.

Are you ready to reunite with your family yet again?


A standalone tester type beat of the game, BÅÅBÖSÅÅNGJÅÅR.

'BÅÅBÖSÅÅNGJÅÅR' is a videotape in a videogame form -- You will watch yourself belonging to unconventional places, meet inexplicable people and situations: All thanks to the old videotapes your former self have recorded using a Hi-tech, bleeding-edge, state-of-art videotape system. Available for you to utilize it to find the clues behind your mysterious past, and to extent, your family.

To word it differently, it is a 3-D, semi-horror adventure game / interactible diorama of sorts: Taking heavy inspirations from theatre of absurd, surrealism, many works of the internet user 'PilotRedSun', and most importantly, 200X-era internet humours such as 'Youtube Poop' and amateur motion films made with 'Garry's mod' and 'Source Filmmaker'.

Sit back, and enjoy as the visages of your forgotten past enfloods your oculus -- Even the blink of an eye could lead you to somewhere else.


Controls:

  • WASD / L stick to move
  • Mouse / R stick to pan the camera
  • Mouse wheel / D-pad up/down to zoom in/out
  • Shift / Left Bumper to sprint (if you can)
  • ESC to pause the game



As the work is unfinished, there are many nooks and crannies that needs to be ironed out; Afterall, the reason I'm putting this demo out is to aid the development from the potential feedbacks and bug reports I could get.
Therefore any bug reports and constructive criticism are always more than welcome.
And while that's cooking, you can check out the game's micro-progresses on my Twitter page: (@ZIKBAKGURI)

Oh. And check out the official soundtrack volume #1 for the game:

I hope to see you soon again in the near future. Take care.


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A videogame by ZIK
Original soundtrack composed by Gribblesnap (https://gribblesnap.bandcamp.com/)
Special thanks to Polyducks for a roach model (https://twitter.com/Polyducks)
Huge props to TheSnidr (https://twitter.com/TheSnidr) for providing the ColMesh library

Sounds from mostly Freesound, and wicked, mangled, royalty free sounds in Audacity.

Sending love to the Youtube Poop and indie game dev community.

Updated 23 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(16)
AuthorZIK
GenreAdventure
Made withGameMaker: Studio, Blender, Krita, Audacity, Aseprite
Tags3D, Abstract, Comedy, Dark Humor, GameMaker, Horror, Narrative, Pixel Art, Surreal
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Gamepad (any)

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this game is really cool! i love the visuals and the sound effects and the whole theme as well as the music! i can't wait to check the whole game when its ready! <3 :3

this was really cool man

i feel toasted

made a vid!


baabo!

Wonderful explosion of creativity. I love your style. Crazy that you doing this in Game Maker Studio. Looking forward on full release.

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언어적 문제로 플레이 하기는 어려웠습니다. 하지만 분위기에 압도 당했습니다. 독특하면서 확고한 스타일에 마음을 사로잡았습니다. 훌륭한 연출에 박수를 보냅니다. 이런 능력을 가진 사람들이 부럽습니다. 

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the intense deja vu refracted through a shattered lens of something like ... the trauma of living and continuing on that i felt from this was Real Good.  i love the way that words are put together here.  it's precise.  it summons the idea of a dream, or a google translate, or when you're trying to talk to people on a forum or chatboard wherein no one speaks the same language, and you're all trying to figure out some middle ground.  it's both funny and nightmarish.  which is funny because it's also very comforting and familiar in its content.  i fully understand this as a semi-horror game at the same time as having very happy feelings about what it reminds me.  the dream-nature of looking back on old memories and the way they're broken up, or literal, or smoothed out and over as the things you understood then are understood differently now.


anyway i'm hype for the full release.  thanks for this work.

Great game, very pretty art style

달은 치즈다, 왜냐하면 색도 비슷하고 구멍도 있기 때문이다

감사합니다 치즈대사관 감사합니다 1987

Hey! I played this in the Spectral Mall Demo Disc and included it in my roundup video. Starts around 6:31 (if you only want to see this game). Best of luck with the development!

Nice. Interesting use of runes as well.

I like game 🥸 ->

Loved this game, I was to play the full so bad

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Absolutely stellar!

yeah

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안녕하신가. 힘세고 좋은아침이군

한국어 버전은 없나요

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안타깝게도 대사들의 의도된 브로큰 잉글리시와 언어유희가 너무나도 강렬했습니다.

덕분에 게임의 대사가 모두 완성된 뒤 직접 한국어로 통역/다시 쓴 뒤 언어 옵션을 통해 한국어 버전을  사용 가능하게끔 할 예정입니다.

한국인 개발자놈이 영어로 게임을 만들고 한국어 패치를 나중에 하게 되는 아이러니한 상황이 되어버렸네요.

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I remember playing an earlier demo that I had posted sometime last year? This one is looking really well done!

Full Demo NO Commentary 

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