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Lumino City

1 year ago

Feature: Town of lights

Have You Played… Lumino City?

I recently replayed Lumino City, for the purposes of following a joke recipe in it, and made a horrible lemon dish (it was lemony). Lumino city is a puzzle adventure where you navigate a little city that runs on all sorts of unusual machinery. And that city is a physical model, with the characters mapped onto it. It’s beautiful.

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Feature: With extra special sous chef

Halloween 2018 Special: making Lumino City’s lemon in a lemon sauce

Lumino City came out in 2014, but it remains one of my most favourite ever puzzle games. I go back to it probably once a year at least, because it's a soothing little happy place. Like how when I'm chronically hungover I watch This Is Spinal Tap. It's a puzzle game made with a physical model of a little city, and I am incapable of…

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5 years ago

Feature: Model Behaviour

Lumino City review

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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