For Release January 5, 2018:
Mondrian - Plastic Reality
Boston, MA, January 5, 2018 -
Lantana Games is proud to announce the followup to the award winning Art History Brickbreaker, Mondrian - Abstraction in Beauty. In Mondrian - Plastic Reality, players take on the roles of The Curators: Piet Mondrian, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Hale Woodruff, Andy Warhol, and Loïs Mailou Jones, as they adventure through the Plastic Reality, learning about each artist’s life and 20th century Art History in general.
Like the original Abstraction in Beauty, Plastic Reality puts a “spin” on classic arcade gameplay by incorporating circular movement, roguelite-style dynamic generation, dozens of unlockables, and four different game modes. New to Plastic Reality are the Curators, who add a bit of sports/racing game feel with distinct Top Speed, Acceleration, and Braking stats; the inclusion of a new Campaign game mode; improved graphics and new hand-drawn background artwork; new block types like Portals to teleport your ball around the level; block modifiers like Shifting to make blocks move left, right, up, or down; an expanded soundtrack; and the all new Mondrian Maker level editor.
Using Mondrian Maker, players are able to create their own levels for Mondrian - Plastic Reality and share them with friends. This level editor has been built from the ground up to be simple to use, with a drag & drop interface, included tooltips, keyboard shortcuts, and an instruction panel to help you build the level of your dreams in mere minutes. Levels may then be shared using any method players like, and we will have more updates on specific methods of level sharing, including Steam Workshop and more, in the coming months. Lantana are using this same editor to build all the content in Plastic Reality.
Mondrian - Plastic Reality will be launching with 50 Arcade Levels and 50 Campaign Levels for $14.99, sometime later in 2018, for PC and Mac minimum. For anyone curious to try the game in its current phase, Early Access is now available on itch.io, but owners of Abstraction in Beauty will receive 30% off! More info about the game can be found on the itch page (https://lantanagames.itch.io/mondrian-plastic-reality), including a Development Blog and some Mondrian Maker how-to’s.
Make sure to join us on our Twitch Channel at 1:00pm Eastern Time on January 5 (https://twitch.tv/lantanagames) for a live reveal and demo of Mondrian - Plastic Reality!
About the Game
Join Piet Mondrian and his friends as he takes them for a spin through the Plastic Reality in this followup to the award winning, 2015 modernist brick-breaker, Mondrian - Abstraction in Beauty! With four different game modes, five new playable Curators, dozens of unlockable items, an expanded soundtrack, and the easy to learn Mondrian Maker level editor, exploring art history has never been more fun.
• Choose your playstyle and play through an infinite number of levels with the help of five diverse Curators
• Build your own levels in Mondrian Maker and share them worldwide
• Four game modes and dynamic Challenge Levels with online and local leaderboards
• Explore modern art history through character biographies spaced out in five dedicated campaigns
• Gigantic soundtrack featuring an hour and a half of original hip hop, acid jazz, techno, and more
View the First Reveal trailer here: https://youtu.be/Eu5VwlPKGlk
If you would like a review code of the game, you may request a code on our distribute() at https://dodistribute.com/access/wognWk7pCm/. Screenshots and video are available in our Temporary ZIP Presskit at http://lantanagames.com/mondrianfiles/mondrianPRpress.zip, and an online Presskit will be available soon.
We absolutely allow and encourage you to stream, record, and monetize footage of this game! All we ask is you link back to http://lantanagames.com if you do. You can find full monetization permissions there.
View this full press release at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wRLHpRjUoodUE4Ju_qaxAizdE91XbzF2EKaIG2Yb8Kw/edit#