Posts Tagged ‘Hollow Tree Games’

Explore a technicolor forest in Shape of the World demo

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Shape of the World is a new explore ’em up game that has all the colors and shapes you might want, if you’re a big fan of colors and shapes that make you feel things. Way back in 2014, Hollow Tree Games ran a successful Kickstarter to get SotW off the ground. Now it’s a reality. Or whatever we should call the trippy world made manifest here. Reality probably isn’t the term.

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Shape of the World wandering into early 2018

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As a certified wanderer (50m silver certificate), I’ve been keeping an eye on Shape of the World [official site]. It’s a digiwalk through lands which reveal themselves as we stroll, trees growing, plants unfurling, and critters popping into sight, with the soundtrack shaped by our travels too. It looks a bit like Proteus mixed with something out the demoscene. The game’s already a year behind the plan from its successful 2015 Kickstarter, but the end is in sight. Developers Hollow Tree Games have now announced that Shape of the World is due some time in “early 2018”, and shared a wee new video with some wonderful wandering: Read the rest of this entry »

Gorgeous Walking Sim Shape Of The World Hits Kickstarter

Shape of the World [official site] is certainly the flashiest walking simulator I’ve seen. Its world appears before you as you walk, ground rising up, rocks falling down, and trees unfurling. It’s gorgeous, and doesn’t sound half-bad either. Flashiness takes time and money, though.

Developers Hollow Tree Games have launched a Kickstarter seeking $75,000 Canadian (£39k) to help finish up development. Look, look how pretty this is:

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