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Ode To Pixel Days

rated 3.93 / 5 stars
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Action - Platformer - Puzzle

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Feb 15, 2013 | 8:38 PM EST
  • Daily 4th Place February 17, 2013

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"Ode To Pixel Days" is about a teenage boy, Hans, having a crush on a cheerleader. Hans gets rejected by the cheerleader, because he is ugly, and not charismatic. Hans tries to change this by building a machine that will make everyone look the same. When everyone looks the same, he can have the girl of his dreams! But of course, in reality, things don't work that way; and Hans is about to get into some bitter experiences.

The game is played in a castle, that represents the world created by Hans' mind. The game's artistic goal is to put the players in Hans' mind, to make them play through his emotional experiences, hopes and dreams. The core experience of the game is the feelings a boy goes through when he gets into puberty; loneliness, sadness, low self-esteem, the desire to change things about you and everything around you.

This game is made completely by one person, and that is me.



Rated 5 / 5 stars

A very meaningful game.
Don't change yourself for others to like you, be yourself for others to like you.

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talhakaya responds:

thank you :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I loved it. Very creative, very inventive, and very thought provoking. Its a wonderful piece of art with a wonderful message to it. I love how the game takes place in Hans mind. Its hard to find amazing games like this.

talhakaya responds:

Ah thanks :) you are so kind! :) glad you liked it.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I... I'm gonna cry. C':

talhakaya responds:

glad you liked it :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I loved the gameplay, the graphics and the music, but above all i loved the feel and the message. I was really able to connect with the character and the ending made me feel liberated.

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talhakaya responds:

thanks you! Glad the story touched you the way it should :) thank you for the comment :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing game. Challenging at times and has a really great story. You don't see a lot of these.

5/5 for sure.

Keep it up! :)


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talhakaya responds:

thanks you! Glad you liked it!