The game Erwin’s Timewarp is released now as Early Access on steam! Thanks a lot to the community for the votes and to steam for the great opportunity.

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About the game: Story

The main guy in this game is the dog Erwin. His owner is Dr. Zachory who invented a time machine. Some day Erwin is walking around in the Dr.’s laboratory and is activating the time machine by accident – and becomes a time traveller.

As Dr. Zachory notices that Erwin has disappeared he sends him parts of a time machine through wormholes. Erwin has to find these parts in different environments like a district in 1984, the middle ages or ancient Asia. To find these parts he has to solve puzzles, needs to fight against enemies and has to combine and repair objects he collects.

Worlds and times

Destroyed district (1984)
We are somewhere in the US in 1984, the district has been destroyed by a chemical catastrophe:

Back to 1984

Back to 1984

This level is fully implemented and playable in the Early Access.

Middle ages
In this world Erwin has to solve puzzles in the middle ages perhaps somewhere in England, nobody knows…

The Middles Ages

The Middles Ages

Here is some gameplay of spiders and knights attacking Erwin:

Asia
Erwin finds himself somewhere in Asia in a small village with lakes and hills:

A village in Asia

A village in Asia

How to play?

Interaction with items
There are objects Erwin can interact with. These objects have a red highlight that shows that they are interactable. When Erwin is near an interactable, a menu opens with the possibilities to pick, use and combine things:

Interactions with items in Erwin's timewarp

Interactions with items in Erwin’s timewarp

Inventory
In the upper right corner the current selected item is displayed. When clicking on the arrow, Erwin can select another item or drop an item were he stands. You can also see the parts of the time machine that Erwin has to collect in the current world and timezone:

Inventory and time machine parts to find

Inventory and time machine parts to find

Hunger and damage

Of course Erwin is getting hungry while searching for the time machine parts, so you have to lead him to food to satisfy his hunger. Also Erwin could take damage when interacting with some aggressive people or when he is involved in other dangerous activities:

Hunger and health bar

Hunger and health bar

Features

– Zooming and rotation the camera has been added. You can control this with the mouse (mousewheel).

– Migrated to Unity 5 engine with great new shaders and global illumination:

Soft directional light and realtime GI

Soft directional light and realtime GI

Weapons
– Weapons for Erwin and other characters added

Dialogs
– Character interaction: Dialogue System added

Erwin answers the question

Erwin answers Herbert’s question

Companions
Erwin can have characters as Companions who are following and helping him in tricky situations that he could not solve alone.

One of this friends is the monster Herbert, who looks creepy but wouldn’t hurt a fly:

Find companions like Herbert

Find companions like Herbert

Community

When the game is in Early Access on Steam, please join our discussions there and also use the comments on G+ to add ideas or wishes.

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