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Empathy
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Genre: Adventure, Puzzle
Platforms: PC, Mac
Players: Single-player
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Apr 4, 2013 @ 3:16am
Jul 17, 2013 @ 6:32am
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Description
'The apocalypse has never looked so good'
―IndieGameMag

Empathy is an adventure game where you play as a Child, guided through an abandoned world by a mysterious narrator. On your journey you will stumble upon snapshots of people who were living in the world before you, now only their thoughts remaining burned into the atmosphere in form of Shades. Being inspired by classical point and click adventure games Empathy takes the gameplay one step further, giving the player control of emotions that allow you to affect and alter various elements around you to help you on your adventure.

Empathy is focused on storytelling, looking at our surrealistic world through the lenses of various emotions to see how it changes. The world features beautifully crafted artstyle of Massimo Porcella, whose art we intend to transfer from concepts directly into the engine, to have the game match the art as close as possible. While we are doing that uneasy task, you can see a short feature teaser with placeholder art assets and puzzles above, just to demonstrate how the emotions work.

The game will have less focus on how to combine a rubberchicken with a rocket to open a safe, but instead on experiencing the dying world and the stories of people who lived in it; how different groups cope with a dire situation, uncovering the worlds grim story while using the emotions to bend it to your will.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on the project and feedback!

“There is no truth. There is only perception.”
― Gustave Flaubert
40 Comments
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DinoBatt Oct 3 @ 4:18am 
Very very nice game!! :O :O please add language turkish
naterobemadd Jul 1 @ 1:56pm 
что выглядит невероятным
NiVi.exe May 31 @ 6:58pm 
This looks really fun and just what I look for in a game! If you need help with anything let me know. I also enjoy testing very much!
kRAZ<3 Dec 7, 2013 @ 2:53am 
Damn I really wanna play the shit out of that game :D
rogueIkon Sep 25, 2013 @ 7:28am 
very engaging concept, and art work looks great. Will follow this, and rated
Garvak Sep 23, 2013 @ 10:09pm 
Hmm, interesting concept. I'd definitely enjoy playing this game. Good luck devs!
Eoinp Apr 29, 2013 @ 11:07am 
You guys make it and I'll buy it. It's all I'm going to say.
rolaren Apr 25, 2013 @ 2:17pm 
Love the concept, mechanics, and art. Would love to play.
Kentura Apr 23, 2013 @ 6:28am 
I don't like these kind of a games but this ones is actually nice and entertaining for me. Good Luck!
Cronnix  [author] Apr 15, 2013 @ 12:10am 
@The_Natural
Thank you for suggestions! Feedback will ofcourse be implemented, even if at a bit later point, as we've just recently remade our navigation :)