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Year Walk Riddle Decoders Club - Deciphering Simogo's Next Game

09-02-2012, 04:46 AM
Awesome work Eoghann! Looks like it is only a matter of time now. Good digging. Here is yesterday's image entitled "palehorse", with the number 4 built into the back leg:

Here is the #3 pic that says "innocent":

And Lakewary.com now says "3" with a revised animated gif entitled 7of9.gif.

Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands

Last edited by Wicked8146; 09-02-2012 at 08:40 AM.
09-02-2012, 09:12 AM
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There are so many works out there that mention the Pale Horse; novels, films, music etc.

But I think they're referencing the source material, the Book of Revelation.

"And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him...."

And that last gif definitely seems to point out that Year Walk will be the word revealed in the end, judging by the order in which they have begun blinking. Only L and K are left. Wonder if that will be the title of the game.

Death, temptresses, innocence(children?), goats (Satan?)...damn if all these are actual themes in their upcoming game, it's an overload of awesome that I doubt I'll be able to handle. xD

I also wonder if this game will have dealings with the occult theme, with the devil, birth and death, spirits, mystery, mythology, etc. Then again, I might be getting ahead of myself. Might be reading too much into this.

But Halloween will be upon us soon, said theme would fit quite well for an October release. Assuming Year Walk is the actual title (We walk the streets once a year during Halloween collecting candy and treats).

And going back to this quote:
"Certain nights are not meant for us, Tonight is meant for them"...

...it is tradition to believe the spirits (the watchers?) walk the Earth on All Hallows Eve.

I'll be blown away if this be the theme (not a goofy Halloweeny theme, but a dark and mysterious setting like Dark Meadow). Simogo is all about exploring new boundaries, themes and gameplay mechanics with their games, so I'm extremely excited to find out what they have come up with!

The intrigue is enormous and these hints are killing me! Haha

Last edited by Eoghann; 09-02-2012 at 09:26 AM.

09-03-2012, 03:40 AM
Here is the "2" image labelled "parasite".

And 8of9.gif

This means the goat image will be the final image tomorrow with the announcement on Wednesday.

Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands
09-04-2012, 03:22 AM
Despite the image saying "1", Simogo has been implying that the announcement may actually come today. Yesterday their twitter account said "Big day tomorrow." and on FB, they posted this comment:

Looks like today could be the day. I'll keep my eyes open for anything.

Here is the "Gatekeeper" image:

Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands

Last edited by Wicked8146; 09-04-2012 at 03:26 AM.
09-04-2012, 08:32 AM
Lakewary.com and yearwalk.com now direct here: http://simogo.com/games/yearwalk/

Announcement trailer:

Brad's excited:

The watchers are interspliced between some images of the snowy forest and some evil looking eyes.

Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands

Last edited by Wicked8146; 09-04-2012 at 08:51 AM.
09-04-2012, 03:31 PM
As promised!

Here's a screenshot of the text from the trailer.

Let's all get super excited about Year Walk!

EDIT: Here's a link to the same image on my flickr. You can see the higher resolution image there.

Last edited by AnnaTheRed; 09-04-2012 at 03:40 PM.
09-05-2012, 04:49 AM
Originally Posted by AnnaTheRed View Post
As promised!

Here's a screenshot of the text from the trailer.
Awesome. Thanks for posting that. I read through it. It only gets me more excited. I think the clues may be over. We now just wait for the first video footage. It sounds like a very unique game. I wonder if there will be blood. I think that would be cool. I am interested to see how the Watchers play into it and how "she sings and I shall follow" is entwined in the gameplay. I'll post again here if there are any updates.

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Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands
09-06-2012, 11:35 AM
Simogo just tweeted:

Remember our "Lost & Found" video? We hid some of the first Year Walk tests in there. Can you guess which clip it is? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjJFOr3mRMk

It is this bit around the :17 mark. Confirmed via a follow up tweet.

Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands
09-20-2012, 03:37 AM
Simogo posted an image of Year Walk in their "Games" section alongside Kosmospin, Bumpy Road and Beat Sneak Bandit. However, it contains a weird little question mark image in the corner. No matter where you click it goes to the same place so it is unclear what this means.

Playing: Xenowerk, Space Marshals, Drylands
10-31-2012, 02:09 PM
Inre: latest video update 10/31

These Simogo devs are really on the cutting edge of IOS gaming. "Year Walk" is not an exception. I can't wait. I'm a fan.

Simply brilliant! And appropriately creepy!