This was a project where I used Unity to create a landscape that evoked a specific emotion for the player. Originally, I was going to make a landscape to show “Peace”, where the player would move through a meadow filled with flowers and light, but I felt this was cliche and wanted to do something different.
In the end, I decided upon “Loneliness”. I made a landscape where the player walks around in a desolate area searching for others near campfires. When the player gets close, the other models in the scene start to move away from the player until the campfire extinguishes itself. No matter how much the player tries they can never find any sort of companionship among the landscape as it passes from day to night continuously.
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For the experience itself, download it HERE (Mac Only)