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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


GROOV3ST3RGROOV3ST3R

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 4, 2010

Wow!

I think person below me just hasn't got the point of this game. I admit, I struggle to understand it because of how clever it was. Amazing piece of work!
It goes against every single thing we live and stand for and makes a massive statement about who we are. It is veryyyy deep with a capital 'D'.
I think I have beaten it but I am not sure, however the point is not to senselessly beat the game and move on to another one to get more achievements, point is to turn your common sense around. Have a think about that and looking forward to a follow-up, would be sooo worth to continue this.


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brady1brady1

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars July 4, 2010

very good

it was a challenging game untill i realized that to beat such a clever game you must try clever things. It was a good game and the elevator lady is what to me helped me get through it with her descreat hints on how many more things to try to beat it


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AmberkirkyAmberkirky

Rated 4 / 5 stars July 4, 2010

Liked but...

It was very boring after a while, maybe have him walk faster. I was interested in seeing what the elevator lady was gonna say but I got "2 steps and I'll..." twice so I stopped after that.



subordinatersubordinater

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 4, 2010

Excellent Design, Intriguing Story

I've played this game before. This game offers a huge statement against the monotony of every-day life. The concept itself is amazing; the execution is close to perfect.



ThemizerThemizer

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 4, 2010

;) good times

really enjoyed this, great concept, dont now if it had sound as my soundcard is busted on this computer but I enjoyed it still either way. I highly reccomend!