The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Twilight Struggle
Dominion Online
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Final Fantasy XV
Overwatch
Assassin's Creed
Medieval II: Total War
Kingdom of Loathing
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
F-15 Strike Eagle
Borderlands 2
The Secret World
Deponia
Remember Me
Destiny
The Escapists
The Talos Principle
ARK: Survival Evolved
Far Cry: Primal
Unravel
Steam: Rails To Riches
Layers of Fear
Patchwork
Pathfinder Adventures
Baseball Highlights 2045
Refunct
Fallout 3
Final Fantasy IX
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords
Civilization II
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
Paperboy
HλLF-LIFE²
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
Quest for Glory I: So You Want to Be a Hero
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge
Psychonauts
Age of Empires III
Wii Fit Plus
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Bubble Bobble
Breath of Fire
Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe
BioShock
Ancient Domains of Mystery
Sanitarium
Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5: Rise of the Pirate God
Rome: Total War – Alexander

Coloratura

Average Rating: 8.00/10
Video Game Rank: N/A
Web Browser Rank: N/A
Software Interpreter Rank: N/A
Information
Primary Name
Coloratura
Alternate Names
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
2013-09-29
Developer
Publisher
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 167962
Releases
Pg. 1
Coloratura
Nick: 
Download software interpreter edition
Rel Date: 2013-09-29
Publisher: (Web published)
Software Interpreter
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Coloratura
Nick: 
Web browser edition
Rel Date: 2013-09-29
Publisher: (Web published)
Web Browser
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Webpage
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

Coloratura won both First Place and Miss Congeniality in the 2013 Interactive Fiction Competition. The game was featured on Rock, Paper, Shotgun, and lauded by Emily Short, among others. It has been nominated for XYZZY awards, awaiting voting.

Coloratura wove together music, science, and horror to create a truly unique piece of beautiful and terrifying art. Designing in a text-only medium allowed me to stylistically build an "impossible geometry" of narrative with alien, synesthesiac descriptions. And while it was creepy and unsettling, it created strong emotional connection to players by creating empathy towards all the actors by giving them all realistic and empathetic motivations.

It was my most ambitious project yet, and I worked hard towards its completion. I had to be disciplined with scheduling, flexible to change, and good at networking to get more eyes on the game. I've fully documented all the things I learned about project management, writing, and networking on my game commentary blog.

In the past, I've innovated inside the interactive fiction community with the inclusion of a "commentary mode" where players could replay the game and read commentary as the progressed. In Coloratura, I innovated with a post-endscreen "Epilogue" option, which offered players additional content and kept players emotionally invested in continuing gameplay. Using a post-endscreen Epilogue (as opposed to a pre-endscreen Epilogue) offered a more concrete satisfaction endpoint earlier in the game, which was designed to match the external needs of the competition that has a timed judging period.

Source: The Developer Website.

Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: N/A
Web Browser Rank: N/A
Software Interpreter Rank: N/A
Num Ratings: 1
Average Rating: 8.00
Standard Deviation: 0.00
Num Views: 29
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 0
Users Owning: 1
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 0
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.