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Jul 5, 2010 | 3:32 PM EDT
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Traveler 5 Points Enter a portal.
Excavator 10 Points Collect at least 6 artifacts.
Repeat Visitor 10 Points Make at least 10 visits to Looming.
Archaeologist 25 Points Collect at least 18 artifacts.
Binary Abacist 50 Points Collect all of the tally beads.
Lithocryptologist 50 Points Collect all of the diagram pieces.
Lorem Archivist 50 Points Collect all of the Lorem tablets.
Priest of Science 50 Points Collect all of the Path rings.
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Xenopaleontologist 50 Points Collect all of the Oarbor bones.
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Author Comments

This game is about two lovers named January and September.
No, wait; it's about a group of people who don't believe in the sky.
No, it's about a pantheon of scientific disciplines.
Or maybe it's about an ancient beast who knew exactly when it was going to die, and how.

It's about a place. A place called Looming.

Reviews


Zeth3rmanZeth3rman

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars December 19, 2011

Amazing

This game is amazing but the story some-what confused me, but other than that it was awesome.



luigifanistluigifanist

Rated 0.5 / 5 stars December 4, 2011

sucks

his other games (not baby dreams) are WAAAAAY beter



policia25000policia25000

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 11, 2011

hey

cool gq;e but the guys TAKE MY PICTURE!!!



Digi7Digi7

Rated 5 / 5 stars September 10, 2011

Stunning.

A deep exploration into longing, the sadness of things found long dead, how time marches all things into dust and crushing loneliness.

September is not in his world. He stands out, and he feels uncomfortable and afraid. The writing was very good, especially with the letters to January.

Gameplay is what I would expect. This is a desolate, empty roaming game full of strange architecture. As you begin, you know near nothing of this place and how it came to be, but eventually the game fills it out into a place of rich history and profundity.

Graphics aren't an issue with this title, so I'll focus on art direction. It is superb, full of strange, other-worldly architecture and strange creatures. The atmosphere created is fantastic. The droning winds, vivid explanations in the letters, and the minimalist art style all come together in the creative mind as a powerful and profound experience.

I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Looming. It is beautiful.


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me5cool2872me5cool2872

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 29, 2011

beautiful...

this is a very artisitic way of explaining all of the game. the hidden sign posts were my favorite by far. but the gateway too was great. i love how you used month to symbolize the 2 people chatting between each other.

graphics- 10/10 you dont need to be fancy for this game to show its true natural awesomeness :P

game play-10/10 when i played it, it played smooth and there was nothing wrong. and to a regular person, it was just a map full of dots and poles....but to an atrist with an imagination, it seem so realistic, as if you were there!

storyline- 9/10 just a bit of it got confusing if you did all 9 ways.

overall- 10/10 it was a wonderful game that had many poetic endings to it. i loved it and you should make another one like this :) dont listen to those haters either, that cant understand true inspiration and artistic values... a game doesnt need traps or challenges to be great and successful :) and this game proves that!


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