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Antichamber — an artsy puzzle game

[Maeve takes a spin through¬†Antichamber, a puzzle game that bucks the trend of realistic virtual environments. — the artblog editors] At a time when insanely realistic digital renderings populate the media (see Audrey Hepburn brought back from the dead to sell candy or the latest Call of Duty, realism is king in mainstream gaming. In contrast to mainstream gaming,¬†Antichamber is aggressively non-representational. The game evokes the work of the painter Mondrian instead of, for example, photos from Vanity Fair or Newsweek. The act of digitally rendering something true-to-life is, in 2014, technologically feasible, but financially challenging.¬†Antichamber, a compelling puzzle game, ... More » »