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Pedro Custodio and Fynn Levy's 'The Year I Died, 1997': A VR Experience

by yyam - Jam Entry

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
― Aristotle

Oblivion is one step closer. The age of men has flourished and died before our eyes. We have come so far, yet it is sometimes difficult to see the magnificence of our own destruction. Pedro Custodio and Fynn Levy's 'The Year I Died, 1997': A VR Experience will attempt to take players merely an inch closer to true understanding. Many say the mind is simply a tool, something to be twisted and bent to fulfil our needs. Prepare for the shape of your mind to be shifted in the coming moments of existence. Do not be scared or timid, for everything is just a spectral image moving from one reality to the next. Do not fear death, it is but one moment in the face of eternity.

This game requires Google Cardboard and an Android phone to play.

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calzep says ...
Apr 19, 2016 @ 9:19am

Hey would you like me to publish your game on the Google Play Store? Just DM me if you are interested.

As for the game I can't play it because I left my Cardboard headset at my parent's house, but I should get a chance tomorrow if I don't forget to grab it.

LeftRight92 says ...
Apr 21, 2016 @ 6:05pm

Not quite a game in the classical sense, but an interesting experience nonetheless.

fin_nolimit says ...
Apr 23, 2016 @ 3:17pm

Very cool as on the mood!!! I was never able to figure out how I died or how to get the purity level up but I had a really cool time exploring the world

mitkus says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 8:53pm

Couldn't understand what to do for a long time, then collecting "Death" got really tediuos. Game didn't run that good on Nexus 6, always being under 60 fps with quite unstable framerate, so I felt sick after 3 or so minutes of playing. Still congrats for making VR game, we need more of these!

radmars says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 4:08am

Couldn't install it on my HTC One M9 for some reason, just says "app not installed" when I try. :(

thebrainfuse says ...
May 9, 2016 @ 5:04am

Tried it on a Nexus 5X... i liked exploring the world and collecting death... got upto Purity 2... i wish there were different levels to explore rather than the same one starting at different locations... and maybe the pace could be slightly faster.

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