The Mountain is a procedurally-generated psychedelic "art horror", bound to hit iOS soon

The Mountain is a procedurally-generated psychedelic
Created by David OReilly, one of the artists behind Her, a 2013 award-winning drama, the Mountain is a peculiar mobile game that is bound to hit iOS soon. In this pretty curious title, players will faced up all kinds of weird and downright disturbing "psychologically invasive" questions, regarding love, hate, and... their mothers. Instead of answering, however, gamers will have to express their answers by drawing a picture. After all of the questions have been answered, the game will turn the drawing into a floating, three-dimensional mountain.

What do you get to do with it afterwards? Well, how does simply watching it evolve sound to you? That's right, you only get to rotate the view around your creation and carefully observe it. Still, the mountain is not just an ordinary piece of flying rocks – its "alive". You'll observe day and night cycles, as well as changing of the seasons. Whenever you open the game, you'll be able to continue watching your mountain for roughly 50 hours. Weirdly enough, it is said that the Mountain has an ending and is not your usual sandbox simulation.

The uncanny game is set to arrive on iOS sometime after June 21. There's no word if it will make its way to Android, though.


source: LA Times via Pocket Gamer

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11 Comments

1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Quite beautiful, to be honest lol.

2. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

"There's no word if it will make its way to Android, though." hahahahaha :D

3. baldilocks

Posts: 1505; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

And? Don't really see how this is a 'game'. Sounds more like an NSA information gathering application.

4. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

"Instead of answering, however, gamers will have to express their answers by drawing a picture."

5. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Don't you know? The NSA are on the lookout for the next Picasso! Dangerous people, those artists. /s

7. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

The Unadrawer?

10. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

This potentially could weed out the shakey ones to one group or another. What do you see in the pictures, lol excellent.

6. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Oh noooo I can't play a certain game on my platform... the horror, what will I do with my life........

8. blackberry_Boy

Posts: 213; Member since: May 27, 2014

What the hell is this

9. gust3r3u

Posts: 84; Member since: Apr 11, 2013

when i see 'the mountain' i think of 'gregor clegane' , definitely a horror game :)

11. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

poor viper...

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