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Stop-motion inspired video game

Although this isn't the first video game to use stop-motion in game play, it's certainly drawing attention. In a world where CGI is slowly becoming the norm, this game takes some steps back while still using modern technologies.  Harold Halibut is a new video game looking for your crowd funding help.

Dive into this nautic adventure as curiosity will guide you through a space ship wreck on an unknown planet made up of water. When one of the lead scientists still on board tries to unriddle the possibility of a relaunch young Janitor Harold is around to assist her. Join Harold in his clumsy undertakings to stir up the ark-like ship’s stale day-to-day life and find the secrets that lie behind its doors.

Underwater atmosphere, self-reflective humor and contemporary adventure mechanics make up the foundation of this  game created entirely out of craft supplies.

Harold Halibut started out as a dinner table conversation about the adventure games we played as children. We soon started building dollhouse sized sets and puppets in our bedrooms. The result works like a game but it looks like a stop motion film. Welded metal, carefully sewn textiles against tiny wooden floorboards and clay faces the size of walnuts pull the player into Harolds world.

Learn more about this project by watching the trailer below and click here to read an in depth article from Fast Company.

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