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Game 3: Magical Realists

Create a 2D top-down game inspired by a tweet from "magic realism bot" (links below) incorporating at least three separate scenes including at least one top down walking and talking scene and at least one vignette scene. 

- Magic Realism expresses a primarily realistic view of the real world while also adding or revealing magical elements.   
- Top down walking/talking scene like you would find in an RPG such as pokemon. Walking around talking to characters.
- A vignette scene is usually one around a very specific small moment where the player interacts very directly with fine control. eg, you might control the hand of someone brushing spiders out of their hair, or the blade of a knife going into someone's back, or perhaps a little kid stuffing christmas tree baubles.

The art must be created using non-aliased digital brushes, ie: pixel art. You shouldn't spend time placing individual pixels, it can also be messy and drawn quickly, or it can be rotoscoped (ie drawn over real images). Try to select a limited pallete of certain colours that best suit your game.

Magic Realism Bot Tweets:

Most popular: 
Selection 1:
Selection 2:
Selection 3:
Selection 4:
or search twitter for "@magicrealismbot" + another random word. 

The game should have a clear development, from beginning, middle and end.
It should feature at least two characters fleshed out with charater sheets.

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a short web game based on a random tweet
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"In Mumbai, there is a supermarket that is infinitely large."
A naive, spoiled kid. One big, cuddly bear. Nobody could have known what was in store.
A short, story-driven game about magical realism and, of course, kites.
Interactive Fiction
A Bookshop Owner hears of a Toilet that can Destroy the Stars and sets out to find it.
A Sultan wishes to destroy knowledge.
Role Playing
An army officer sets out on a journey to a marble city
2D Top Down
yet another unfinished mess
Stand up to the conformity. Drink Tequila.
A little vignette game
A curious murder case which takes place in a sorority house
traffic jam
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Rough version of a project based on a Magical Realism Bot tweet.
Short story based game. Following a young teddy bear on a trip to there grandparents.
You play as the extravegant modern artist Pedro Nawabi on the night of latest and greatest piece of performance art yet.
You are lost, but in what dimension will you be found?
Tonight, a little girl will appear and give you the meaning of life.
The night sky grows sparce. You are an agent set out to find out what's going on with the disappearing stars.
A short game based off Magic Realism Bot's tweet on August 3rd. A hacker meets a quirky AI while hacking a system.