A developer of the indie motion recreation Disc Room revealed that the sport mechanically updates every year to be set 69 years sooner or later.
For those who had been someway emotionally hooked up to Disc Room’s said setting of 2089, we have unhealthy information for you. Jan Willem Nijman, a developer of the indie motion recreation, lately revealed that the 12 months within the recreation’s intro mechanically updates to be 69 years sooner or later. That implies that gamers who begin the sport this 12 months will see the next crawl as a substitute.
now that it is 2021, I can safely spoil that Disc Room will at all times be Set In The Future. It was set in 2089, however simply in order that our ancestors do not should cope with the entire “that is the 12 months disc room was set in” drama we add an additional 12 months every time vital. pic.twitter.com/HKdZT2yL4U
— Jan Willem Nijman (@jwaaaap) February 11, 2021
“Now that it is 2021, I can safely spoil that Disc Room will at all times be Set In The Future,” Nijman wrote. “It was set in 2089, however simply in order that our ancestors do not should cope with the entire ‘that is the 12 months Disc Room was set in’ drama, we add an additional 12 months every time vital.”
Whereas it is a foolish joke based mostly on an web meme, it is also a surprisingly widespread downside, particularly in sci-fi media. Lots of the classics of the style are set in a future date that’s now the latest previous. For instance, the unique Blade Runner was set in November 2019.
Disc Room is an indie motion recreation based mostly on dodging sawblades and different obstacles in tiny rooms. A number of of the builders who labored on it beforehand collaborated on the similarly-compact motion recreation Minit. Disc Room acquired optimistic critiques from many critics. In our Disc Room review, critic Edmond Tran praised the sport as a “pleasantly optimistic tackle difficulty-first video games.”