The Last Level (very new WIP)


#1

Finally made a short demo of the game. Please try it and tell me what you think! I’m sure there’s a few things that need to be worked out, so if you see something that’s off please tell me.

https://dashingdon.com/play/rysue/the-last-level--working-title/mygame/

I haven’t decided how long it’s going to be yet, but I do know that this is just the beginning!

Game description:

The game I’m working on is called ‘The Last Level’ (the title may or may not be changed later). In the game, you play as a troubled, teen-aged video game addict. When your mom cancels the WiFi, you venture outside your house to find connection to the internet, and while your computer does connect to the internet, it connects to something else as well.

The main character finds themselves inexplicably able to control a small robot remotely from their computer. The robot was built by a young child who is trapped in a strange place, all alone, and has no memory from before they woke up in that place. The child trusts you and will do whatever you ask of them, but you can only communicate through body language, as the robot has no way of speaking. Through the game you must guide him/her through a strange, empty building, solve the mystery of what happened here and get him/her home safely. Meanwhile, when the robot runs out of battery every so often and has to be plugged in for a while, you must live in the real world, do research to find out more about the child’s situation and convince your mom to get the WiFi back again.

The player will have the option not only to specify their own gender and name, but also the gender and age of the child, and even give him/her a nick name if they choose to do so.

Thank you for reading!


#2

Sounds really interesting. Flawed protagonist controlling a robot could lead to some unique places.


#3

Body language communication has got to be better than trying to communicate through light and door lock controls.
Seriously a game did do that.

You were guiding a woman through a shipwreck that someone converted into some kind of bioweapon lab. Technically you could nod the cameras when she was talking to you but that’s about it.


#4

Sounds very interesting, will definitely give it a try when you post it.


#5

This definitely sounds more abstract than a lot of the WIPs I see here, but that’s not a bad thing. It’s good to see a little more off-the-wall ideas every now and again.


#6

I’m looking forward to it as well, I prefer games that are set in the modern world (with a few exceptions with the one trying to write now) since its far more easier to get some sort of connection with the character. but the best thing I think about this story is that you can choose the age and a nickname so I can defiantly say I’m going to read the demo as soon as it’s out!


#7

Woah, Clannad! It’s been a while since I’ve seen that anime, and looking back, I don’t even think I ever finished it. Anyway, this sounds like a pretty interesting premise. If I can understand correctly, the part with the robot and the child sounds like a video game escort mission of some sort, only with you indirectly leading your charges to safety instead of being there with them yourself. With that sort of premise, an adorable child and robot duo (we can make them adorable, right?) , and a quest for WiFi, sign me up!