Puzzle game Hourglass, which solves the mystery in the past [Hourglass -The people who like Portal The Witness and The Talos Principle are perfect 【Developer interview】

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An interview with the developer of the new indie game I m worried about this project. This time, we will deliver mini-in-taves to the Puzzle Games Hourglass to solve the past self and mystery released on October 22 for PC for PC.

This work records the action that he moved and recorded the puzzle game that solves the mystery with yourself recorded itself. The player played as the main character Aiwa and searches for the father of the archaeologist who was missing in the last expedition and goes to Egypt. Customered to Japanese.

Hourglass is delivered for 2,570 yen.

  • First of all, please introduce yourself. What is your favorite game?

Cyberwave A German development team Cyberwave developed this work. I am active with two patrick and Ben. Prior to the start of development of this work, Patrick was active as YouTuber and Streamer (CLYM), BEN was 3D artist of Desperados III in THQ Nordic.

The most favorite game of Patrick is OUTER WILDS characterized by its wonderful story and unique gameplay. The most favorite game of BEN is the Zelda Legend Breath of the Wild characterized by its high immersive open world.

-Why did you start developing this work?

Cyberwave When I was a university student, we came up with the idea of ​​ Puzzle Game, which I can not solve myself with myself. I made a prototype in 2018, but this was very good. Therefore, in 2019, we launched a KickStarter campaign, and fully collected funds in full time to develop this work.

  • Please tell me the characteristics of this work.

Cyberwave The most characteristic point of this work is the ability of the game stage with different combinations and the ability to record time. Immediately after the start of play, you will be traveling to ancient Egypt with ancient palaces, beautiful rivers and pyramids. However, if you go ahead, we will go to the world that uses a large portal to go to a different world. This contrast has many diversity in this work.

Another feature of this work is the ability of the player to record time. The player must think of saying that the puzzle is solved with yourself, which is very unique and will be a challenge to the player. Players must plan their movement and timing plan, and you have to think about what your movement will affect the future puzzle.

  • What kind of person do this work do you want to play?

Cyberwave This work is a game for all who like puzzle games. In particular, I think that Portal The Witness The Talos Principle seems to be perfect. This work was mainly influenced by these games.

  • Did you have an impact on development by new coronavirus?

Cyberwave We had developed at home before Corona, so there was no new Corona impact. Events like Gamescom have joined online, but I do not know whether this was an advantage in development or a disadvantage.

  • Is it okay to deliver and monetize this work?

Cyberwave Yes, I will deliver this work and make a problem.

  • Lastly, please give a message to the Japanese reader.

Cyberwave We loved Japanese culture and Japanese games industry, and I have been traveling many times to Japan. I am very looking forward to Fordback from you. I am glad if you feel free to tell me your feedback.

--thank you very much.

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