If you’ve played and liked games like the Portal series or the recently released Quantum Conundrum, you’ll definitely want to check out a new game from the minds of the Warcelona custom map for Left 4 Dead 2 on the PC. Carlos Coronado and Dani Navarro, recent founders of Coma Studios are prepping their first indie title called Coma: A Mind Adventure. The project is a mind bending puzzler with very stylistic graphics. From what I’ve seen of the game so far, I’m very impressed.
Instead of me trying to explain what the game will offer, I’ll let the developers themselves explain to keep my from complicating things.
In Coma, the main character (you, the player) is in a deep coma after a terrible accident, and the scenarios, humans and entities you encounter are a representation of the feelings of the character; everything in Coma happens in his head. He did something terrible in the past (many years ago) and to get out of the coma he will have to forgive himself by finally accepting who he is and what he did.
The player has the ability to change the climate and the weather, and to solve the puzzles you will have to use that! You are the one who decides if it’s nightime, daytime, if it rains, if the skies are clear, if there is a terrible fog, and in any one of these states the environment changes radically. There are zones in the environment (the environment is the puzzle) that are sensible to the player and certain objects, and the player must use the characteristics of each macro climatic state to combine them and solve the puzzles.
Here is the first official trailer for the game, check it out, and if you like it, go contribute to their project with a donation at this link. No release date has been announced yet, the developers stated that it would be about one to two years before the game is available on PC and Mac.