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In which I reveal new screenshots and talk about the future of Lemma. Another week down.

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I've come to several realizations this week.

  1. Lemma is going to be good, but not great. I have to accept my limitations and finish the thing to the best of my ability.
  2. Lemma is more of an experience than a traditional video game.

With these two ideas in mind, I am focusing the next few months on making Lemma the least frustrating, most enjoyable experience I can.

So I'm trying to come up with puzzles that seem difficult but are actually simple to solve. The wonderful Monument Valley did a great job of this.

Fun fact: that's actually a public domain composite image of the dark side of the moon. I wrote a custom "sky decal" shader to paste it up there while still cooperating with the distance fog.

I kind of want to live there.

So that's where I'm at. I've been stressing a lot lately but I think I can actually finish the game in April. Whether I think I can or not... I have to.

That's it for this week. Thanks for reading!

Mirrored on my blog

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Vladiskov
Vladiskov

awesome work, and if you end the game the next neat thing to do its create a map editor so the work can be continued :D!

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etodd Author
etodd

Already done. :) I.imgur.com

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Vladiskov
Vladiskov

Glorius <3

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner

I'm trying to get my friends interested in Lemma, but I fear it will be another clever first-person-puzzle game that doesn't take off.

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