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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.
Seecha Expert 50 Points Collect all of the Seecha rods.
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.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

This is an extremely original game. The writing and plot are both very unique, and I loved exploring this mysterious world. Definitely one of my favorite games. The letter writing was superb--it actually freaked me out to see such good writing in a video game and it added to the whole appeal. Also the format was brilliant--making you go back to the menu screen each time you go through a portal but keeping it saved. It ties into the plot about exploring Looming between visiting the lover and also makes it easier to explore due to giving you a home or starting point. I'd go on, but most of the other reviewers have already pointed out its other great aspects, such as how the simple game design actually contributes to the feel of the game. I hope you make more mysterious worlds like this one.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Nice little game. I found myself trapped in the story from start to end. Finding the artifacts was mostly pure luck. If you roam enough, you'll find everything.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very good game!
Is there any chance you took the word "Looming" from Estonian, where it means "creation"?


Rated 4 / 5 stars

A well made and very challenging game, getting the last ending took me about an hour to figure out! The notes at the end were great fun to read, and also felt like a great reward for completing the game. However, some of the sounds were pretty annoying to listen to, especially for extended periods of time.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing game, really gets you thinking. I loved the simple graphics and eerie wind in the background... You should make another, of the world outside.

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