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Focality

by Drew Wellman

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File size: 6 MB
Downloaded: 1,322 times
Graphics: 320x200, 32-bit color

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Operating System(s):
Windows
Game Genre:
Contemporary
Game Type:
Horror
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
9 Feb 2011
AGS Panel Rating:
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Player Rating:
Non-adventure game
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
Demo Unfinished games / commercial games
Training game Games made just to try out AGS
Newly added games Not yet categorised
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Content advisory:
Strong
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Mild

Public Opinion

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6 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
67%
Immersion:
87%
Puzzles & Pacing:
67%
Overall Enjoyment:
67%

About this game

-Focality- A Dynamic Short Film

Focality is an experimental interactive movie designed to take your mind off how well things are going. Turn off the lights, put on headphones, and play the game in full screen for maximum effect. Written and created in 24 hours.

NOTE: This is not, strictly speaking, a game, but rather machinima created in AGS that uses the dynamic parts of programming and player experience to enhance the show.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Creator
ddq has worked on 19 other games: (see them >>)

5 people commented on this game (newest first):

Loved it.

A wonderful experiment within the world of gaming.
2014-01-12 02:41:00 by Grim
A pretty intense experience. I liked it.
2013-12-06 01:08:54 by JuaniT
It was scary, short and... different.
2011-09-12 15:56:39 by Gepard
at first i got the impression this is something very different and can be a good "game".
then after getting insulted and reading that i am useless and stuff i don't quite know what the point in this "thing" was. i tried to recapture and find a line in this "game", it has a good point and 2 very bad ones (the end, too), so after a good start and a terrible ending, i wouldn't recommend playing it, although it has an effect on you you should check out for the first 2 mins.
2011-03-24 20:18:34 by ray (digitalray)
Focality is hard to describe. It features an interesting approach to draw the player into an interactive narrative. It made feel very uncomfortable which probably means it succeded. Graphics and sound do support this very well.
Give this one a try if you're into experimental gameplay and storytelling mechanics.
2011-02-27 23:29:25 by mode7
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