Posts Tagged ‘Florian Veltman’

All Aboard! The Endless Express WIP Released Free

Put on your best travelling clothes for a journey through a strange land by train, boat, and cable car in The Endless Express [Itch page]. It’s the full follow up to a game jam game I really enjoyed in 2014, building on the idea of a strange multi-change train journey run to a real-time timetable, or… it was supposed to be. The developers today announced they’ve stopped making it but they have released their work-in-progress version for free.

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Go For A Walk With Granny In Lieve Oma, Now Out

I like Lieve Oma [official site] that I helped show it in an indoor woodland. It seemed fitting for a quiet, reflective game about a child walking with their grandmother in the woods, chatting and foraging for mushrooms. I know, I know, “That Alice will like anything with flat-coloured trees” but hey, Melody dug the preview version she played too. So hey, you might dig it too, and now’s your chance as creator Florian Veltman today released it on Itch. Have a look:

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Lieve Oma Is A Quiet Story About A Beloved Grandma

What a lovely thing to stumble upon and enrich your afternoon. Lieve Oma [official site] is a short narrative experience accompanied by relaxing piano music, in which you, as a small kid, go for a stroll through a forest with your grandma. You’re here to pick some mushrooms for dinner, but really, you’re here because your grandma is worried about you, and how you’re coping with things. She’s here to listen, to give you some space to open up.

Lieve Oma is a tribute to the author’s beloved grandmother, and it’s coming out on her birthday, April 5th. I’ve had the chance to try a preview build and I’m glad I did.

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