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Hayfever enhanced my experience with Before Your Eyes

I developed this new allergic reaction this year, namely that my eyes feel like they’re being blowtorched if I don’t plop some miracle liquid into them regularly. They water and itch and I spend a lot of time blinking, which sort of feels like how a rusty shop grate sounds as it lowers. I realised quite quickly into my playthrough of Before Your Eyes that I’d forgotten to administer the holy water. And in a game where time skips forward as you blink in real life, I thought I’d royally messed things up. But it turns out that having an…

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This new story game is controlled by blinking into your webcam

Here’s a slightly magical idea for a story game: every time you blink in real life, your webcam notices and the game skips you forward to the next scene. That’s how it goes in Before Your Eyes, a new vignette ’em up released today. Having played a bit of it myself, I’d describe it as ‘Edith Finch meets 30 Flights Of Living with blinking’ if I were required to briefly introduce the concept in a blog post, which I was so I did. Have a look in the trailer below. Read more

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Before Your Eyes is a narrative adventure game you control by blinking your eyes

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 4 March 2021 17:35 GMT You will need a webcam.Independent game developer GoodbyeWorld Games, along with Skybound Games have announced Before Your Eyes, a narrative adventure game controlled by real-world blinks. The game tells a story where players will reflect and relive happy, beautiful, and heartbreaking moments of a life once lived. You will embark on the journey with the Ferryman who is tasked with bringing souls to the afterlife. You will progress by using real-world blinking to interact through the story.Progress is determined through your eyes and detected through a webcam. Each blink will help…