April 20th-23rd 2012 :: 10 Year Anniversary! :: Theme: Tiny World

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Aquarium Adventure

by eli - 48 Hour Compo Entry

Aquarium Adventure is a short foray into the minds of sweet aquatic fishies. What are their thoughts? What makes them tick? Find out first-fin (sorry) in this game.

CONTROLS: WASD/arrows to move horizontally. CTRL to descend, SPACE to ascend. Mouse looks.

There is no "END" in the sense of a "you win screen". The game offers the following:
* find and interact with two characters
* a quest!!

Built in Unity.
"Models" built in 3ds Max (I chickened out of using Blender).
All textures made by hand in Photoshop or photographed by me (photos available in source pack). Taken Saturday and Sunday.
Music with Musagi!
The single sfx was foley recorded this morning.

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#145Audio3.20
#366Theme3.16
#415Humor2.24
#506Mood2.58
#562Innovation2.64
#688Coolness46%
#763Graphics2.20
#789Overall2.35
#860Fun1.77

Comments

True Valhalla says ...
Apr 23, 2012 @ 9:03am

The control screen flew past so I spent a few seconds confused, but then figured it out. Decent interpretation of the theme, and audio track was nice. Overall, good! :)

galman says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 5:04pm

Great idea! I never tought how the world looks from the inside of an aquarium. The atmosphere is really charming and calming in my opinion. Really nice concept :-)
One little thing:
Clicking ctrl+w close internet window so it's pretty annoying.

After all, I would really like to play this as a completed full game.

netmute says ...
Apr 24, 2012 @ 9:14pm

Nice idea. Took me a while to figure out what to do.
The sound was pretty good.

strega says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 1:59pm

Interesting perspective. I liked the effect of the bubble fog. I wasn't sure what to do. I just swam around for a little while.

TenTonToon says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 2:51pm

Quite an interesting idea!

Jeffalisk says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 3:46pm

Nice idea. Was a bit hard to navigate with all the bubbles, but I completed the quest and liked the dialogue.

zdanielz says ...
Apr 25, 2012 @ 7:13pm

Good work man! Very good with the theme, and the atmosphere really works - maybe because you named the shark, it gives a sort of detective feel to the game. Controls are quite iffy, though, and gameplay is quite limited, but way to go!

schizofunky says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 2:24pm

The music adds some nice atmosphere :)

Spotline says ...
Apr 28, 2012 @ 2:38pm

Nice =D Is there something after the ring quest ?

Apr 28, 2012 @ 2:57pm

Very novel game. Nice work with the underwater feel! Music just right for a fish tank.

Rectifier says ...
Apr 30, 2012 @ 12:32am

The bubbles were huge and obnoxiously opaque, and the movement was painfully slow.

Cute quest though. And the music was appropriate.

azurenimbus says ...
May 3, 2012 @ 3:11am

The navigation was awkward, but it was definitely an immersive experience.

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