Based in Nitro, West Virginia, USA
August 8 2018
$4.99 - Steam
Perspectrum, an indie game developed by ProudMom Games, is a 2-D puzzle platformer for Windows, Mac, and Linux via Steam, Itch.io, and Game Jolt. Players take the role of the "Tall Stranger", a being who has awakened with the power to use ancient fountains to change the elements of the world. The stranger must use spirit fragments scattered throughout the various levels to bring the mountain back to life. The game will include an overworld and five dungeons, each introducing it's own unique mechanic to help collect more spirit fragments.
Perspectrum has been in development for a little over two years. Connor Haynes wrote in his blog, "It all started as a little experiment where I just wanted to see if I could figure out how games do palette changes with shaders. I ended up going on a weird journey that diverged from that original intention first to a short game to share with my friends and learn some more, and then into a full on commercial product. I can say that Perspectrum has without a doubt been the most rewarding project of my career in game development so far."
- Switch between four elements - Water, Ice, Lava, and Acid - through various switches and enemies to solve various challenges
- Unique, evocative atmosphere throughout every area
- Conquer five dungeons, each with their own unique mechanic
- Interact with various villagers within the town area and learn their backstories
- Enjoy an original soundtrack composed specifically for this game
- Multiple endings available, depending on the number of spirit fragments the player collects
- Post-ending dungeon challenges including element-specific fragments
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- "When Connor Haynes decided to pursue a degree in computer science at West Virginia University, he never dreamed that he would one day be developing video games, let alone running his own company. Now in his senior year, Haynes is celebrating the release of Perspectrum, a two-dimensional side-scrolling puzzle-platform game produced by his company, Proud Mom Games."
- West Virginia University, WVU News
- "Perspectrum is a good pick if you are looking for a simple and relaxing platformer with the main focus on exploration."
- dk, Steam
Store Page store.steampowered.com/app/890630/Perspectrum.
Store Page vandaliasoftworks.itch.io/perspectrum.
Store Page gamejolt.com/games/perspectrum/351458.
About ProudMom Games
Game developer based in Nitro, West Virginia. Known for the title Hugs on Itch.io and Game Jolt. More information about them can be found by following @ProudMomGames on Twitter.
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