Factsheet

Developer:
The Space Backyard
Based in Genova, Italy

Release date:
April, 2017

Platforms:
PC / Mac

Website:
spacebackyard.itch.io/the-revolutionary-watermelon

Regular Price:

FREE

Description

“The Revolutionary Watermelon” is a platformer where you play as a watermelon trying to reach its freedom.

History

We developed the game during the AMaze Watermelon Game Jam 2017. Showing off the project at GameHappens festival 2017 we decided to let the visitors have a fresh experience and we replaced the keyboard with an actual watermelon, were was required to slap it in order to control the game.

Features

  • One button experience.
  • 1 single short level!
  • Eerie environment and soundtrack.
  • Build your own controller. Visit our page on itch.io for more.

Videos

Watermelon controller @ GameHappens 2017 Vimeo

The first video review YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (9MB)
watermelon_gamehappens.png
watermelon_controller2.png
watermelon2.png
watermelon3.png
watermelon4.png

logo


Selected Articles

  • "Sort of like if you replaced the protagonist in one of Playdead’s game’s with a watermelon; Limbo but for sentient produce."
    - Ethan Gach, Kotaku
  • "誰も見ていない間にこのスイカコントローラーも逃げちゃったりして……?"
    - , Gizmodo.jp

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About The Space Backyard

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“Space Backyard” is an independent creative duo made up of videomaker Alessandro Arcidiacono and character animator Simone Tranchina. We're constantly searching for amazing life stories that we like to share in a unique way through videogames and visual arts.

More information
More information on The Space Backyard, our logo & relevant media are available here.


The story of the revolutionary watermelon that wanted to live free as a bird and learned how to escape Credits

Alessandro Arcidiacono
Coder

Simone Tranchina
3D Artist

Emilio Pozzolini
Music, Sound Design


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