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Every day the same dream

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rated 4.43 / 5 stars
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day
suicide
routine
repetition

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Uploaded
Jun 29, 2010 | 1:33 PM EDT

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Author Comments

"Every day the same dream" is a slightly existential riff on the theme of alienation and refusal of labor. The idea was to charge the cyclic nature of most video games with some kind of meaning (i.e. the "play again" is not a game over). Yes, there is an end state, you can "beat" the game.

Made in about 6 days: 3 code + 3 content + 1 making crappy drones with an electric guitar (alternate soundtrack that didn't make into the final game).

Music by Jesse Stiles
Made in 6 days for the Experimental Gameplay Project - theme "art game"

Edit: there was a misattribution in the original entry, thank you Tom for fixing it.

Reviews


ChillyChalChillyChal

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Excellent.

I definitely love the game. The whole meaning thing makes it all the better.
It reminds me of a poem that has to do with a little boy who draws a red flower and a green stem. Sad poem, but good. The game is great, and I like the fact that it reminds me of the poem.


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Furies817Furies817

Rated 5 / 5 stars

wOw

repetitive, freaky but cool.
it was really good a sense because it shows us how someones life can change.
it was a bit freaky, although you need a lot of patience to figure out how your supposed to carry out the "5 steps" but it was really good. I BEAT THE GAME



zwiizwii

Rated 5 / 5 stars

O_O

that was amazing. Everything, from beginning to end



Masterpiece95Masterpiece95

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

..Nice..

awesome game. but its keep repeat and repeat again. hope you can do something better. :)



Mikei14975Mikei14975

Rated 5 / 5 stars

...Wow

It's not often one can honestly say a flash is beautiful, while using the word beautiful to its full definition....but this....