Play a single quark - simultaneously the most significant and insignificant particle in the universe - in Particulars, a puzzle game engaging with the fundamental forces of physics. Footage and developer commentary within.
Particulars puts players in the role of Alison, a scientist mysteriously transported to subatomic space. As a quark, she must maintain control navigate the constant pressures of physics which pull her from all directions.
The result is a puzzle arcade experience which, will firmly rooted in real-world physics, doesn't require you to understand what's going on.
As the video below outlines, Particulars is currently working towards Greenlight submission; See Through Studios is hoping to sell enough copies of the first episode, which includes three chapters and more than 75 levels, to fund the next instalment. Subsequent episodes will increase the game's scope by 300%.
The first episode is expected in the fourth quarter on Linux, Mac and PC, with a tablet release expected in 2014. You can check it out at PAX Australia, or buy in now for instant access.
See Through Studios is a young Sydney team, and has already won a Best Writing award at Freeplay 2012 for earlier release Flatland: Fallen Angle. The NSW State Government awarded it a small grant to complete Particulars.