Having received overwhelmingly positive reviews, I'm releasing it here. IO) Web Version (Game Jolt) Ludum Dare 33 Entry page (PC, Mac, Linux Downloads) 'Lovers on a Park Bench' is essentially a typing game following the story of a square, his ex-girlfriend and a series of intense and very-confusing-at-times metaphors and allusions (they're pretty obvious).
All of this is topped with narration by award-winning robot voice, Stephen Hawking (or whatever Audacity can do to emulate it).
Featuring a mix of surprise celebrity appearances and spontaneous interviews with people on the street.When Emily, a librarian-to-be, is assigned to tutor Mateo, a struggling undergrad, in American Lit, they do not get along; but when the discussion turns from classics to confessions, they learn something that could change their lives forever. It hit me on a much deeper level then I had anticipated.I thought this movie was going to be slow and simple, but it was so much more than I originally thought. The story follows two people who are forced together to pass a college literature class.Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.Featuring a mix of surprise celebrity appearances and spontaneous interviews with people on the street, Park Bench will convey Steve's unique relationship with New York and its array of one-of-a-kind characters.And finally, the obligatory cherry-picked reviews and a disclaimer.DISCLAIMER: I'm only 14 and therefore haven't actually been in a romantic relationship before (life is short); I hope this will be an insight into how opera and television have contorted my view of life in general. Others ignore the bench, or (attempt to) sleep on it at night, or simply anchor themselves on it and absorb the ebb and flow of the area and its people.'Lovers on a Park Bench' is essentially a typing game following the story of a square, his ex-girlfriend and a series of intense and very-confusing-at-times metaphors and allusions (they're pretty obvious).All instructions are in-game but here they are if you miss them: Type the red text as it appears.Attack (becomes enabled half-way through the game): Space / Click Change Attack: 1,2 Enable and Disable Narration: F2 There are 3 possible endings.