Posts Tagged ‘Elegy For A Dead World’

Write ‘Em Up: Elegy For A Dead World Released

By Alice O'Connor on December 10th, 2014.

'butts', 'buttlessness,' and 'butts came'.

“Wander around weird worlds looking at stuff then write about that” sounds like my job, but it’s also Elegy for a Dead World. Trapped on distant and dead alien worlds inspired by Romantic poets, our intrepid explorer wanders around, wondering what happened there and how they once were. Then we write little notes for other players to read, sharing our visions. Our John quite liked the build he played back when it was Kickstarting. Elegy launched today, costing about a tenner.

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Hands On: Elegy For A Dead World

By John Walker on October 17th, 2014.

Elegy For A Dead World is undeniably quite a diversion for the developers Dejobaan Games, they behind AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! — A Reckless Disregard for Gravity and Drunken Robot Pornography. It’s an extremely sedate concept, that aims to turn anyone into a storyteller.

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Ghost In The Shelley: Elegy For A Dead World

By Adam Smith on October 1st, 2014.

The Kickstarter page for Dejobaan’s Elegy For a Dead World gets straight to the point – “A game about writing fiction”, reads the subtitle – and the pitch video is short and sweet. It’s also captivating, bringing to my tired mind a vision of a single player take on Jason Rohrer’s Sleep is Death. The worlds of Elegy are pre-constructed and even the names of the worlds – Shelley, Keats and Byron – might well suggest themes and feelings. Your input will be to decide how every theme, sight and sound translates into worlds, as you construct a fictional history of each place based on your discoveries. The video explains all of this rather well.

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Shelley They Can’t Be Serious: Elegy For A Dead World

By Alec Meer on October 23rd, 2013.


That Dejobaan, always making intense games of sensory-overload and destabilising weirdness. The last thing they’d over do is make something calm and reflective. Something inspired by the Romantic poets, for instance. Perhaps something that’s about observing and note-taking. Something like Elegy For A Dead World.

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