• Review

  • Html5 Games

  • Download Games

Experiment 12


(17 votes) *Average rating will show after 20 votes
Comments (5) | Views (1,712)

Experiment 12

ArtbegottiIf don't find yourself waking up and bursting out of a top-secret high-security testing facility on a regular basis, you're probably not spending your Saturdays properly. The result of a twelve-developer jam-style game creation chain, Experiment 12 is a twisted adventure to discover the truth behind your imprisonment. Each short chapter in this collaborative game gives you a tiny piece of an intriguing story set by (developer tags ahoy) Terry Cavanagh, Ian Snyder, Jack King-Spooner, Zaratustra, Richard Perrin, Michael Brough, Robert Yang, Alan Hazelden, Benn Powell, Jake Clover, TheBlackMask, and Jasper Byrne.

Experiment 12Experiment 12 combines a mix of puzzle and platform levels made in Flash, HTML5, Game Maker, and Unity, each built in a period of three days. In most levels, you can move around using [WASD] or the [arrow] keys and deploy an occasional action with [space], though one level does require mouse input. We're trying not to give away too many of the details of the plot here, but it's interesting to see how the story grows based on each successive developers' interpretations of the events before them, and how they build on what they've been given (sometimes directly lifting assets from earlier levels) to make a satisfying and compelling tale. Could chain games be a new trend in storytelling and game development? That's an experiment worth exploring, starting with this intriguing collection.

WindowsWindows:
Download the free full version

Mac OS XMac OS X:
Not available.
Try Boot Camp or Parallels or CrossOver Games.

5 Comments

aznwulf96 July 30, 2013 4:06 PM

...What a ride! From what I was able to understand in this game (which was barely anything), it was an amazing story.

Hmm... Although, in Robert Yang's stage, there were characters showing up as Chinese stamps; is that supposed to happen?

I love the idea of just having a guideline then having 12 artists interpret it and then make a story out of it. It's really confusing; I don't know if I'm even making sense. XD

Reply
aznwulf96 July 30, 2013 4:08 PM

Oh and also...I love how you don't really have a strict set of rules; you can play however you want, and pretty much get the same story.

Reply

A file in the package came up positive in Avast virus check.

Reply

Think I missed something with this one - tried chapters 1 & 2, both came across as a complete mess. Gameplay awful, "enemies" pointless, goals unclear, left wondering what the point was. Skipped to the last chapter, gameplay a little better, still left wondering what the point was. I like retro-styled games, I like platformers, I like puzzlers; I really don't like this though, sorry!

Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
9,948 Views
36 Comments
Gargoyles> Dora Robamimi serves up a challenge with this meaty escape game that traps you inside a maze that's packed with mystifying statuary and a whole lot of puzzles. You may want to keep a pen and paper ready if you plan on getting the best ending!  ...
11,366 Views
141 Comments
Quest For The Crown> Dora Quest for the Crown is not a breeze but a gale, racing down from the frigid peak of a mountain to blast you wide awake from your gaming funk and make you realise the brilliancy of the world you've been missing all along. And maybe — just maybe — change the way you look at the RPG genre forever.  ...
4,858 Views
1 Comment
Papa's Bakeria> starchild So you got a job at a dance studio. But by the time you reached the mall on your first day, the studio had mysteriously closed, and a strange man in a chef's hat was offering you a job in his restaurant. You accepted, perhaps rather naively. And voila, welcome to Papa's Bakeria! Serve scrumptious pies to happy customers, unlock furniture and outfits, and decorate your restaurant on your way to becoming the best pie monger in town!  ...
Alice House 2 No.08: Queen Alice> Dora Funkyland's got you trapped again, and this time you'll need to find five items bearing the image of the White Queen to find a way out in this short game that blends a satisfying amount of whimsy and logic.  ...

Support Us

Jayisgames is on Patreon

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Whispered Secrets: Everburning Candle

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives