I was in total love with the sounds and the atmosphere! I think there is a glitch where you can get softlocked when looking at the wedding ring with absolutely nothing happening, but that aside was it wonderful for a short game, great job Hax! ^^
I don't think I've walked this stretch of road before
A downloadable midnight stroll for Windows and macOS
A short, moody narrative ramble.
Walk the length of your memories on a lonely country highway.
Follow the signal. Return to the place you left behind.
Piece together a truth you can live with.
-Explore a surreal, minimalistic 3D landscape
-Guitars + brooding analog synth ambience
-A hopeful story of personal reckoning
-Lo-fi, low-poly, no-budget psychodrama
-Dual analog or keyboard input
-Compact; < 30 min playtime
I don't think I've walked this stretch of road before is a mashup of homespun 3D design, pulsating electronic sounds, and my desire to tell humanizing stories about people struggling to make sense of pain. It was built haltingly over about a year and a half using some tools I know well & others I barely understand.
I was inspired throughout by the small but resilient community of people using Gamemaker: Studio for 3D development. Like any commercial framework, GM:S has its caveats, but I appreciate its primordial, open-ended toolset, and I hope this game can be a small but interesting contribution to the scene.
More than anything, I hope it weirds you out for a little while, and maybe offers a bit of respite from grimly uncertain times.
Steam release also available.
|Made with||Crocotile 3D, GameMaker, Blender, Aseprite|
|Tags||3D, Atmospheric, GameMaker, Low-poly, Narrative, Point & Click, PSX (PlayStation), Short, Story Rich, Walking simulator|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Inputs||Keyboard, Xbox controller|
In order to download this midnight stroll you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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Do you happen to know if this works on updated Macs? (AKA does it run on 64 bits?)
Hey! Yeah, it's "notarized" through Apple, so it should run fine on all recent OSes/hardware.
A sublime dream that beckons to you from the edge of reality. Turn the sound up.