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Universal History of Light

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[ Download source code (Unity 4.something) ]


  1. William wrote:

    Nobody makes games like you do, that’s for sure. Thanks for this.

    Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | Permalink
  2. I love this game, but I can’t get the carpet beater!

    Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 6:48 pm | Permalink
  3. salty-horse wrote:

    Giovanni, did you get the hoodie? Look closely at the weird object beyond the water (Don’t worry, you can get near it).

    Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 8:39 pm | Permalink
  4. Agluppos wrote:

    Interesting and beautiful. Thank you.

    Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 9:10 pm | Permalink
  5. Ok, I made it! Thanks for the hint Salty-horse.
    This’s not a game, this is a piece of art, I’m touched. Thanks Stephen.

    Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 11:40 pm | Permalink
  6. Patashu wrote:

    That was interesting. For my brain.

    Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:20 am | Permalink
  7. mno wrote:

    This was a heart warming experience :)

    Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:41 am | Permalink
  8. sean hogan wrote:


    Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:27 pm | Permalink
  9. Snowyowl wrote:

    I don’t know where I’m supposed to look for the key. The weird object beyond the water isn’t much help – I can see it has words on it, but I’m getting eyestrain trying to read them.

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 1:01 am | Permalink
  10. Boa Heck wrote:

    This was pretty interesting. I don’t understand all of this but its very interesting and definitely one of the best experiences I’ve had in a while. The gameplay and dialogue remind me of classic lucas arts point and clicks for some reason. The puzzle was all in being bothered to read everything and that is a fresh approach to gameplay in a 3D environment to me. Thank you for this.

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:46 pm | Permalink
  11. poueaeiue wrote:

    Would be nice if there was some instructions. I tried all keys and could only move but there’s absolutely nothing to do in the first room.

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:53 pm | Permalink
  12. Jacksak wrote:

    The mysteries and unpredictability of this experience lead to a sense of wonder, joy, curiosity, bewilderment and surprise as I discover its poetic narrative. It’s like being a child when the world was entirely new. Thank you.

    Friday, February 14, 2014 at 4:22 am | Permalink
  13. Augure wrote:

    Great experience, too bad I got stuck after the cavel of justice, the friendly sprite and the human translator.

    Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | Permalink
  14. Ziks wrote:

    I cried… I actually cried, for the first time in almost a decade.

    No film, book or any other form of artwork has affected me as much as this game.

    Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 1:13 pm | Permalink
  15. david grenzowski wrote:

    i liked this a lot! my favorite part was talking to the poops

    Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 9:57 am | Permalink
  16. Jaime wrote:

    its very weird … when i played this game, i liked it, and i like the end a lot

    but when i was talking to my family and i tell them the end of this game

    i dont know why but, i started to cry

    Thanks Increpare, this game is, as all your games, a great piece of art, with a lof ot feelings :’)

    Monday, February 24, 2014 at 4:28 am | Permalink
  17. Fritz wrote:

    I unfortunately had the same problem as Poueaeiue. I could move around the lecture hall using arrows or WASD, looking at a slightly downward angle at the dog, but I couldn’t do anything else. I’m thinking you’re supposed to be able to use the mouse to look around and interact, but it doesn’t work at all. Maybe it’s a Mac problem? I’ve never had trouble playing a Unity game before. The readme didn’t help. I’d really love to play this! Any advice?

    Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9:20 am | Permalink
  18. Fritz, the only in-game controls are the cursor keys. No mouse-control needed.

    edit: hah, seems I included a completely random readme file. oops. don’t worry, it only contained sound credits and what i just said above.

    Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:19 am | Permalink
  19. Bradley wrote:

    This game is amazing and I don’t want you to take this as a comment on the game but I would really like to know where I can download the soundtrack

    Monday, March 24, 2014 at 2:23 pm | Permalink
  20. nice of you to say!
    the music’s in the source code zip

    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 11:01 am | Permalink
  21. Dylan wrote:

    Wow! Great game! Took me a while to get past the lecture hall, but it was worth it for the rest. It did fatigue my eyes a little bit though and I felt pretty nauseous afterwards. But it was still worth it.

    Friday, April 25, 2014 at 3:49 am | Permalink
  22. Anon wrote:

    How do you get out of the lecture hall???

    Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 5:05 pm | Permalink
  23. ITR wrote:

    To get out of the lecture-hall, try looking at the brains and see if there’s anything that stands out. Then touch it.

    Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 12:42 pm | Permalink
  24. A friendly traveller wrote:

    i really liked this game, even if at times it was difficult to get through. i just wanted to express my admiration for someone who is willing to put out their own unique work into the world despite the pressure to make it overly accessible <3.

    Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 8:59 pm | Permalink

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