A MAZE. / Berlin 2018__April 25 - 29, 2018

7th International Games and Playful Media Festival

Another Sunrise

by Kalonica (Australia)

Genre: Personal

Another Sunrise is a work-in-progress, a small quiet self portrait, the first game I've ever made about myself: My morning routine as honest as possible, how even the smallest trivial every-day moments can be a hurdle for me, how I can become hyper-aware or paralyzed with indecision. And yet every morning is ultimately the same. I'm also attempting to make something that has a sense of real, of genuine, of a soul. It uses 3D scans of my body - what does it mean as an animator to animate my own body digitally when I do it physically every day? And what does it mean to give that control to someone else? The process of making this game has been a way to look at myself from the exterior, as an act of self care and self reflection. In a way, I'm making this because the idea and the process of development makes me feel extremely uncomfortable and vulnerable. When exhibited, the game is accompanied by a physical book that shares some of my inspirations and thoughts, a kind of development journal.

Platform: PC, Mac