Ludum Dare 31 — December 5th-8th, 2014 — Theme: Entire Game on One Screen

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Back Home

by Vandash - Compo Entry

Back Home is an experimental atmospheric game. It is the story of a ship lost in space, and the dialogue between its Captain and his navigation AI 'Navi'. It is a tribute to Interstellar, and an experiment creating a deep atmosphere with a short time constraints. It's also my first time creating voice over and I enjoyed it a little too much :D

Thanks for playing :-)

Downloads and Links


Ratings

#22Graphics4.33
#41Audio3.91
#50Mood3.79
#129Humor3.34
#436Overall3.30
#516Innovation3.18
#896Fun2.70
#1005Theme3.13
#1385Coolness49%

Comments

davient says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 4:27am

Enjoyed the Narrative, especially "Ooooooheeeewwwiiii" haha Can get repetitive fast :)

mrexcessive says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 7:09pm

Hi there. Nice atmosphere you achieved. Went through twice but seemed to be same on second. Not much for player to do once experienced it. Really nice sounds and graphics.

psychomonster says ...
Dec 8, 2014 @ 9:56pm

This sound in the background is cool.Like the voice acting very much... nice piece of art!

Headmade says ...
Dec 9, 2014 @ 6:53pm

Spectacular visuals, good Job!

Geckoo1337 says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 6:08am

Nice atmosphere which uses some interesting shaders. Neat ++

Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:49pm

I like this! Amusing story (if a bit dark!). Looks really great too.

Raiyumi says ...
Dec 10, 2014 @ 9:54pm

"woooooouuuuuuu" lol. Too bad there's only 1 possible ending, or I'm missing something? Anyways, some of the narrative was quite funny. :)

metalchouchen says ...
Dec 11, 2014 @ 5:47pm

Really impressive! The narration and art are really cool. A perfect little experience.

Crowbeak says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 12:48pm

That was interesting. I giggled at the WOOOOOUUUUUU.

Dec 19, 2014 @ 1:21pm

Nice entry, the visuals are wonderful!
Also, the narrative was cool!

Kardfogú of Creative Sectors, out.

barryrowe says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 1:49pm

Lost in space and time! The visual is spectacular! I love how you guys managed to curve/distort the black hole's sphere, creates for an atmospheric sensation. Also, great job on the narrative, you guys sounded like you had a good time with voice acting! My only gripe is the game's interaction with the player, there is literally almost none. - LeMix

xaedes says ...
Dec 19, 2014 @ 2:08pm

Awesome game! Good narrative! The pauses between Navi's words could be a tiny bit smaller sometimes.
You did really well with the voice over. What audio tools did you use for the voice over?
Regarding the number of comments this game is absolutely underrated!

Vandash says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 12:26pm

Voice overs were done in Adobe Audition

alyphen says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 12:47pm

Graphics were very impressive, and audio was beautiful. The player has little impact on the story though, regardless of whether you go into the black hole or not you get the same dialogue and the same ending.
Needs more content and more player impact.

fierysquirrel says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 12:55pm

Very nice overall mood, graphics and sounds very well done

davidB says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 2:36pm

linux version ?

lparker says ...
Dec 21, 2014 @ 2:36pm

Really enjoyed this, very nice atmosphere and simplistic gameplay. Keep up the good work.

Lynx says ...
Dec 27, 2014 @ 10:06pm

Inspired by Interstellar I see. Impress what you were able to accomplish in such a short period of time!

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