Luminesca is an underwater exploration game which follows the story of a little creature called Lum.

Lum's colony comes under threat when a vast, ancient machine grinds into motion and starts to consume all the surrounding water. His adventure takes him from all corners of his environment to the heart of the machine, encountering a rich ecology of inhabitants and learning some valuable lessons about the world around him.

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0 comments by CrowbarSka on Jun 5th, 2013

I'm very happy to announce the arrival of Chapter 2 on Windows, Mac and Linux!

I've taken a lot of feedback on board so I hope you'll enjoy exploring the new murky depths!

Anyone who has pre-ordered the game through Desura can launch the client and grab the automatic update (standalone zip versions are available too).

If you haven't already pre-ordered it, the game is 50% off while it's still in alpha stages so be sure to get your hands on a copy from Desura or luminesca.com while it's cheap! You'll get automatic updates at no extra cost whenever more chapters are released.

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As always, I hope you enjoy the game, and please let me know what you think using the "survey" button in the game's main menu, emailing LuminescaGame@gmail.com, or tweeting to @Luminesca!

Thank you!

Matt

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s_d
s_d Oct 29 2013, 11:35pm says:

Hey, congratulations on Steam Greenlight! Please don't forget about your Desura friends here that believed in you :-)

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CrowbarSka
CrowbarSka Nov 9 2013, 6:26am replied:

Thank you, and of course I won't! :D

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s_d
s_d Nov 10 2013, 7:06am replied:

You're welcome!

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jochenreinschluessel
jochenreinschluessel Aug 8 2013, 2:41pm says:

Love this game so much!
Just played through Chapter 2 and agree, its more challenging. But also the atmosphere isn't that deep, like in Chapter 1, I think. Missing more of the cute glowing Squiddies :D Nevertheless - I can't wait to see, how the story continues! =)

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mouse13
mouse13 Jun 7 2013, 5:08am says:

I found a bug in chapter 2 where you get the diving bell and 2 glowing squid things. One of them set off one of the trip lights and the door closed, as expected, but the game won't let you relight the red gear thing that controls the door and trip lights, forcing you to restart the whole chapter all over again.

Other than that fine work on chapter 2.

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CrowbarSka
CrowbarSka Jun 7 2013, 9:47am replied:

Thanks for reporting this bug, and sorry for the inconvenience! Did the red light stay green, or did it return to red and simply stop responding?

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mouse13
mouse13 Jun 7 2013, 9:55am replied:

The lights on the gear thing and near the door both stayed green even though the door was still closed.

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CrowbarSka
CrowbarSka Jun 7 2013, 9:59am replied:

Thank you, I will look into this issue. It sounds like it can affect any of the light switches, not just this particular one.

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Toyotame
Toyotame Jun 6 2013, 9:21pm says:

Chapter 2 much more challenging then first! But still cannot get enough of it!

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CrowbarSka
CrowbarSka Jun 7 2013, 9:47am replied:

Glad you like it! :D

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Luminesca
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Released Dec 5, 2012
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Highest Rated (2 agree) 10/10

I think if this game was complete and had 2-5 hours of gameplay that I wouldn't be able to stop until I was finished. It was a nice breath of fresh air from the permadeaths i've become used to (not to say this game won't go that direction eventually).

The ambience reminded me a bit of Aether with the uncanny feeling and loneliness. Also, the subtle story telling (backstory) was great and I hope to learn more of my journey.

I hope that updates continue to happen and that another chapter appears soon.

Mar 26 2013, 2:07am by Player_Review

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In the meantime, huge thanks to everyone who continues to support Luminesca. I owe you big time.

Feb 19 2014, 8:51am

If you've been wondering "Is Luminesca dead?" the answer is "Hell no!". It's just having a nap, and will feel bright-eyed and refreshed soon

Feb 19 2014, 8:51am

@AdamUPNOW Looks nice! Ubisoft have developed an awesome 2D engine.

Feb 13 2014, 6:45pm

Woaahh, Luminesca is featured among some amazing other games in @pcgamer's Best of 2014! T.co #indiegame #gaming

Jan 4 2014, 3:10pm

@DonAKAUnq Wow! Amazing! Thanks for bringing this to my attention!

Jan 4 2014, 3:08pm

@Mike__Crichton It has been Greenlit, so yes (when it's finished)! If you pre-order it on the website I'll add Steam keys for free.

Jan 4 2014, 6:08am

@Mike__Crichton Thank you!! They've been delayed a bit unfortunately, but they ARE coming eventually! Thanks for your support :)

Jan 4 2014, 6:00am

@akamikeb And my apologies for the bugs you encountered. They will be fixed, of course :)

Dec 13 2013, 11:41am

Here's a really cool video of Chapters 1 and 2 by @akamikeb T.co Thanks for your kind words, Mike! Much appreciated!

Dec 13 2013, 11:33am

@cavernsofhope My pleasure! Thank you for your continued support, it's very much appreciated :D

Nov 30 2013, 7:33pm

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