The Swapper is an atmospheric 2D puzzle platformer, constructed using clay models and other everyday materials for a uniquely detailed look and feel. The game takes place on an abandoned space station and tackles the implications of the ‘Swapper’ - a device that can clone the user and transfer consciousness between different bodies. Coming Spring 2013!

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It's incredible how quickly almost one year has passed since the the day the latest piece of news concerning The Swapper was published in Mod DB.

Posted by FacepalmGames on May 30th, 2011

Introduction

It's incredible how quickly almost one year has passed since the the day the latest piece of news concerning The Swapper was published in Mod DB. Since then the game's binary size has almost tripled and our team has grown three times bigger, if counted in the number of eyeballs (it's grown from from two to six).


Teal cave

Soundtrack, multi-platform builds

While I don't want to talk too much about the singleplayer's gameplay yet to not spoil things, there are some other things worth mentioning. First, The Swapper's soundtrack and basically all audio is going to be created by a talented Italian guy called Carlo Castellano. Some pieces from the soundtrack can be heard in the following video. Also, don't forget to check out his YouTube channel.
In addition to that, some time ago we also actually got the Linux and OSX builds running. Concerning the fact that The Swapper is developed using C# things went really smoothly and only minimal changes were required.


New Trailer

It's been a great journey and while there's still a huge pile of work ahead, the following trailer is a pretty good indicator of all the progress we've made:



Stay tuned! You can follow the development on these places:
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KameZero
KameZero May 31 2011, 3:19am says:

I have literally no idea what anything in this game is about.... but jesus christ it looks amazing.

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SliderFF
SliderFF May 31 2011, 4:02am replied:

same O_o

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angry_bot
angry_bot Jun 11 2011, 5:55pm replied:

Creating clones and then swapping into their bodies to get past obstacles and avoid death? What's so hard to understand?

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MarcusM
MarcusM May 31 2011, 4:15am says:

I love the music and graphics.
Keep up the good work. Looking forward to a Linux release.

+2 votes     reply to comment
chsignal
chsignal May 31 2011, 4:39am says:

Nice teaser trailer, nice music. Tracking.

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Vorsnal
Vorsnal May 31 2011, 5:31am says:

Incredible !!! Awesome !!! Very very good !!!

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