January 25th, 2012
The rest of the iOS versions were approved! Now you can play it on iPhone and iPod Touch (Anything that runs iOS5)
Here is the link: Desi for iPhone / iPodUPDATE:
December 21st, 2011
The game was just approved by Apple! I actually did not think it would happen this quickly, but we will take it!
Here is the link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/desi-leaves-town/id490316780?ls=1&mt=8UPDATE:
December 20th, 2011
The mini site for the game has been launched! http://www.desileavestown.comUPDATE:
December 19th, 2011
Uploaded a new video for the trailer just now! Check it out here: UPDATE:
December 17th, 2011
We submitted the app yesterday! Now we are working on the website and trailer and other random items for promoting it. After those details are out of the way we will resume work on the iPhone, iPod, Mac and PC versions. UPDATE:
December 14th, 2011
Finished the last of the segments today. All puzzles have been completed. Right now we are doing the last bits of polish before submission.UPDATE:
November 24th, 2011
Finishing up our remaining puzzles and making adjustments to the cartoon segments. We are working overtime to wrap this up in the next few weeks. And soon we will have our official release trailer posted!UPDATE:
September 23rd, 2011
Wrapping up the remaining chapters of animation. The puzzles are being programmed now both for iOS and desktop (Mac and PC). Cornelis' soundtrack is sounding amazing. We have a few more weeks left of major work and then it will be down to the finishing touches and polish!UPDATE:
July 1st, 2011
Work is still underway. We are just putting all the pieces together now. I wanted to post a story excerpt. This clip is from chapter 7 of the game. This is the scene where Desi meets a scamp on the street and the two go to a brothel. The story plays out until the scamp runs off, leading into the chapters puzzle (not shown).
I am kicking off this devlog for Desi Leaves Town. I am working on this project as a creative / art director.
The teaser video was made available today on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qgnKy9cg8g
Here is the summary:
Desi Leaves Town is Pajamahouse's next game for iPad, iPhone and Mac. It is a unique adaptation of Joris-Karl Huysman's 1884 novel A Rebours.
Desi (voiced by Riley Martin) is a wealthy and opulent frog-about-town in Paris. Dissatisfied with his perceived vulgarity of life, he retires from the city to a secluded villa free to explore, develop and relish in his eccentric taste for luxury. However, in this isolated state, he often suffers from endless boredom to the point of debilitating illness which threatens his life.
The game’s player must solve various puzzles of unique designs to take the story to such places as the brothels of Paris, the high seas, London, Desi’s own villa and a dentist’s office from Hell, joining in the quest for ultimate decadence and everlasting comfort.
Development blog: http://pajamahouse.com/category/desi/Production Stages
• Story Adaptation (Completed)
• Dialogue & Scripting (Completed)
• Rough Storyboarding: Shot Planning & Thumbnails (Completed)
• Storyboards (Completed)
• Background Art (Completed)
• Chapter Title Cards (Completed)
• Character Design (Completed)
• Puzzle Planning (Completed)
• Voice Recording (Completed)
• Sound Effects (Complete)
• Background Music (Completed, working with Cornelis Jordaan)
• Cut Scene Engine (Completed)
• Puzzle Design (Complete)
• Puzzle Coding (Complete)
• Menu System (Complete)