The Guardian

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A short video game story about a boy and his guardian.


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Inexorable | Sunset at Glengorm | Long Note Two - Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

I'm not a native Japanese speaker and am really bad at speaking/writing Japanese. If you notice any mistakes or misinterpretations of the language, please let me know and I will fix them as soon as possible. Sorry.


Loved it! Simple gameplay, but a great story. It's hard to find games like these anymore.

I from taiwan and you ?

I enjoyed it but if I may ask will the giant ever stop? I mean if u continue to make the giant move forward will it end eventually?

VOEC responds:

After the credits there is no other end. You can move endlessly, but there is no other place where he stops.

A very interesting game to say the least.

Towards the end we see (who I assume to be the boy) die in front of the giant. The giant only knows that his only friend and the one who he constantly protected is gone. The giant realizes that the villagers must have had something to do with this and sets off for them.

However, when you arrive at the village a few questions should dawn on you.

Do these people who tremble in fear deserve death? Is it not human nature to fear what is different?

Also, how do you preserve the boy's memory? Do you use the strength he gave you through the berries and leave his memory in destruction? Or do you preserve the memory by wandering as a way of showing what the boy gave you?

The simplicity of this game only makes these questions more prevalent when you arrive at the village.

I choose to leave the village alone. When I broke down the gates of the village i realized I had broken what made the villagers so bitter. The gates united the villagers and made them hateful of what was different than them. Now they could have a second chance to redeem themselves and learn the accept different people.

Because this game was made to illustrate this message and not to have great gameplay I rate it at 5 stars.

Thank you for making a great game with such a powerful message behind it! I hope to see more work from you in the future :)

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It's like a mixture of Gyossait, The Last Guardian, Shadow of the Colossus, Limbo, and Warioland 2's very last level. Loved the atmosphere, the concept, the story and the music. Very original.

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Credits & Info

3.35 / 5.00

Mar 26, 2013
5:36 AM EDT
Action - Platformer - Other