Peekaboo | The Story of Bukkaku
Enjoy the movie this Halloween!
Short animated movie from the Origami world of upcomming indie game Bukkaku. Telling the story of a short life of certain wood creature living in tough world, that after unexpected circumstaces discovers an enormous power inside him self. Live with Bugaboo his story full of terror and pain in magical surface of the Wood or in monster filled depths. "Bugaboo" is a cute creature with terrifying features resembling wraith or monster. Enjoy the movie!
I was working for over a year on animation. Graphical elements are comming from origami polygonal style and since the begining of game creation i am constantly improving on it and shaping it to detail and more specific image. It is sharp origami angles combined with live colors of Maxican flavor. Short animated horror movie "Peekaboo" is actually supose to symbolize the playful side of the game. Significant part of the game is about hiding and searching.
The game is of experimental genre with mostly horror elements. Bit of survival with sci-fi and RPG elements. I am still trying to make the game with a differenf aproach. Already i can tell it's not gonna be typical walk through big map filled with quests. Don't expect a story explanation or game mechanics. You fill be thrown itno the world and play without any help. It is still a game so in the world of darkness and light i am working on some quiet places for your character. Players character doesn't have life and it's not dead either. It just on the crossroads and is exploring deep darkness and blinding light. But it's not always Evil and Good. Often it's quite the opposite acctually. Graphics is a lot about contrast. Cute looking elements in a dark and scary atmosphere.
The name „Bukkaku“ has many translations. It kind of makes sense if you think about it. If you are wondering why it sounds similar to bukkake, it's because it comms from the same root word. (bukkake 打っ掛け) First kanji (打) translates to “strike” or “sudden”. Mostly it's corresponding with "shattering to pieces" from which comms the graphical style which should be absolutely obvious. And last but not least it's a word for Buddhism temple playing essential role in the game.