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Come and Try to uncover our next game

09-16-2014, 01:03 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 4
Come and Try to uncover our next game

Hello all,

We have a little indie game coming up very soon on iOS and we want to share the good news with the touch arcade community.

But we are feeling like just telling you about the game will be a little too easy, as the game itself will be all but easy. (And when we say the game will be hard we really mean it!)

So here is a little challenge for those that like mysteries.

Goal
Uncover what the game is all about. (Mainly you have to guess what type of game this will be. But keep in mind that winning the contest will be all about guessing the most informations as accurately as possible.)

Rule number 1
If the game name is told the contest will end.

Rule number 2
The closer to the game, the closer to victory.

Rule number 3
All can be said, shown or asked, except what lies within the first rule.

Rule number 4
Nobody wins until the time comes. Everybody can win up to the 09/24.

Rule number 5
All along the way clues will be given and your questions will be answered.

Rule number 6
The ten that best guessed what’s coming will be offered to play without having to pay.



09-20-2014, 11:15 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2013
Location: United States
Posts: 2,913
Do you want our answers here in the open forum or sent to you by pm?

09-20-2014, 12:51 PM
#3
Joined: Sep 2013
Location: uk
Posts: 3,556
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lavender View Post
Do you want our answers here in the open forum or sent to you by pm?
I think by pm, as rule number one says if the name is told contest ends, and further down another rule says that anything can be spoken or asked in thread apart from stuff in rule number one. That's the way I read it anyway lol.

I think this is a fun way to get some interest in the game. I'll have to have a little think
09-20-2014, 07:27 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2013
Location: United States
Posts: 2,913
Quote:
Originally Posted by cloudpuff View Post
I think by pm, as rule number one says if the name is told contest ends, and further down another rule says that anything can be spoken or asked in thread apart from stuff in rule number one. That's the way I read it anyway lol.

I think this is a fun way to get some interest in the game. I'll have to have a little think
Me thinks I'll think a think too. LOL
Definately creative !!
09-20-2014, 07:44 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: Denver
Posts: 960
Quote:
Originally Posted by cloudpuff View Post
I'll have to have a little think
Awwww..Pooh Bear!

Ok, is the game in the Twitch genre?
Does it involve a ball running on a platform?

Last edited by paulkane; 09-20-2014 at 07:47 PM.
09-22-2014, 01:12 PM
#6
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 4
@Lavender
Well played. "Rule 1 If the game name is told the contest will end."
Propositions are safer made in PM only question can be made without any risks.

@paulkane
Yes, very well, you are swift and you will need to be...
Yes a ball there is. But no, it's not running, it's waiting for you!

Stay tuned a clue is coming.
09-23-2014, 01:33 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 4
Clue number 2

The end is near, the stars are falling.



https://vine.co/u/1122205753080713216

Last edited by MysteryDev; 09-25-2014 at 08:08 AM.
09-25-2014, 08:57 AM
#8
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 4
Results

Time's up!

Thank you for your participations.

We've seen some really close guesses and it was even impressive at times.

Special congratulations to Lavender and Cloudpuff who very accurately described what the game is about.

The winners will receive their Promocodes to play the game on IOS by PM.

Here is the solution for the challenge:

Decyphering the clues

The clues were short enigmatic clips but contain all the main element of the game but one.

There is the woman shape bathed in colorful lights. She is the godess of the entire universe.

There is the exploding cubes that are the debris of what remains of this destroyed universe.

The strange pictures in the background (goldfish, black smoke, dropping red liquid, stromboscopic lights and fumes) are the swansong of this dying universe. In the game these are musical clip in which you actually play.

There is two fast paced counters. One to count your step toward the completion of your quest the other for the enemies you kill.

Only one thing has been occulted. It's you, the player. The goddess lend you her heart, a metaphorical ship that you literraly fly through the exploding universe on a mission to erase what remains to be the new guardian of a new universe to start all over again.

So? What is the game? How do you play it?

The game is a musical shooter meant to be very difficult.
You fly your way through a collapsing universe at an incredible speed, avoiding blocks and shooting enemies that comes at you in rhythm with the music.
You have to finish the level without hitting any objects along your run.

What makes the game different from other musical game it's that you don't have to shoot the enemies in rhythm.
Instead of being a condition of victory, reward or defeat, the music is only here to help you memorise each part of the level a bit like a musical score.


Last edited by MysteryDev; 09-25-2014 at 09:16 AM.