From the creator of Nestlings - a new escape-the-room mod with a twist.
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6 comments by PostScript on Aug 30th, 2010


Back in December, I made a short Half-Life 2 mod called Nestlings  in three days. Lots of lovely people seemed to like it. Since then, I've been working on some ideas to bring Nestlings' atmosphere to something more resembling a traditional game - albeit still one that hopefully twists some genre norms around a little. The result of a few months of brainstorming and prototyping is to be Sheltered - and below is a handy FAQ.

What is it?
An escape-the-room mod with a twist. It's a game that wants you to ask questions: What is this place? How do you get out? How did you get in? And what's happening on the outside?

Who's making it?
Lewis Denby. He made Nestlings. He's a games journalist. You might have spotted him on the pages of PC Gamer, Gamasutra or Rock, Paper, Shotgun.

How much of it is done?
The final build is underway after several months of designing and prototyping.

When's it coming out?
Probably a few days after it's finished, tested and locked down. That's all you're getting.

Will it be a really short mod, like Nestlings?
It won't be enormous, by any means. But it will be longer than Nestlings.

Can I help with it?
The vast majority is being created by Lewis alone. But! If you're a voice actor, there's a very real chance you might be able to help out. Drop Lewis a mail at lewis[dot]denby[at]gmail[dot]com.

What does it look like?
This.


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PsiKO911
PsiKO911 Apr 14 2012, 6:06pm says:

tracking this mod unless it's 6 feet under...

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Mr.Twygz
Mr.Twygz Sep 5 2011, 9:34pm says:

this is gunna be kewl

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Tanshaydar
Tanshaydar Mar 31 2011, 5:17am says:

Not dead, is it?

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JK4ever
JK4ever Sep 4 2010, 2:09pm says:

Love escape-the-room mods! :D Definitely Tracking!

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dudethisismyname
dudethisismyname Sep 4 2010, 7:53am says:

Sounds cool, tracking now :D

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8472
8472 Sep 1 2010, 7:50am says:

Oh, now this sounds interesting. I loved Nestlings and can't wait to see what you make of this.

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Master_Of_Hiddenry
Master_Of_Hiddenry Aug 31 2010, 12:53am says:

Just to qualify what Hannibal0 said, Room Escape is not dead. Nestlings and Post Script were very interesting and I definitely would like to see what you did with this one. Can't Wait!

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Crazyspawn
Crazyspawn Aug 30 2010, 11:32pm says:

I really enjoyed Nestlings, looking forward to this mod.

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nopushbutton
nopushbutton Aug 30 2010, 10:10pm says:

cool!
but are you ever going to resume Post Script? ._.

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JohnnyMaverik
JohnnyMaverik Aug 30 2010, 9:33pm says:

Sounds good, enjoyed both Nestlings and Post Script so definitely tracking this.

Also yay for voice acting ^_^

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