Cyclops Look Away!

 
 

Co-created with : Alexander King

Showcased at : Practice 2016; NYU End of Year Show (May 20, 2016); PlayCafting (Oct 30, 2016); Extending Play (Sept 30 - Oct 1, 2016)

Itchio page: https://na-games.itch.io/cyclops-look-away

 

CYCLOPS LOOK AWAY! is a short PC game about a cyclops finishing lunch (a honey comb) before getting stung too much by bees. In this game, you:

Click on the honey comb to eat it.

Click on the honey comb to eat it.

Finish your lunch before getting too many stings.

Finish your lunch before getting too many stings.

Look at the attacking bees to scare them away.

Look at the attacking bees to scare them away.

Spinning your eyes too much will make you dizzy.

Spinning your eyes too much will make you dizzy.

To match the (painful) cartoon violence of this game, I decided to present it in a bright and breezy art style. I explored many different designs for the player avatar:

 

In 2016, musician Andrew Ansbach remade the music and sound effects for this game.

The world record of winning this game is 7 seconds.