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Lumino City

4 years ago

Feature: Model Behaviour

Wot I Think: Lumino City

Update: There's an update at the end of this post with notes after playing the remaining levels in the finished build. The thing you'll remember about Lumino City, certainly from the build I played, is the handcrafted element. That's for both positive and negative reasons. Lumino City is a point and click adventure which follows a young girl called Lumi as she tries to find…

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Feature: Bringing a tiny city to life

State of the Art: Katherine Bidwell On The Models Of Lumino City

These are all photos I took at the exhibition - if you want to see the larger version just click on them. "All our games so far have had some element of handmade-ness to them but Lumino City has gone to the nth degree." Katherine Bidwell, co-director of studio State of Play, is taking me round the GameCity exhibition of their Lumino City game models.…

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Diorama Dreams: The Handcrafted World Of Lumino City

We've admired the papercraft world of Lumino City before and oh me oh my, it's still looking gorgeous a year later. A new trailer lets us into State of Play's world of paper and card and wood and metal and motors and electric lights and crafty bits for another two minutes before politely bringing the conversation round to how, it's late, they're busy tomorrow, and…

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5 years ago

Lume Sequel Lumino City Looks Incredible

Lume might not have been a particularly challenging adventure, but the visuals were nothing less than inspired. Taking their inspiration from classic stop-frame animation, the game was actually made from cardboard and paper, and consequently looked incredible. The sequel, Lumnino City, uses the same approach, creating "a wondrous sprawling puzzle adventure game, entirely made from paper, card, wood, miniature lights and electric motors." And it…

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