May 15th, 2012 | By Chris Priestman
Les Collégiennes have released a teaser trailer for Diluvium, which is a multiplayer typing-strategy game made in just three days as part of the recent Toronto Game Jam.
Who are Les Collégiennes is probably your first question. Well, it’s the name by which Renaud Bedard (Fez programmer), Henk Boom (FRACT programmer), Devine Lu Linvega (FRACT as well) and Dom2D (cute mobile games) take when they come together as a collective at game jams. The first three are also working on Waiting For Horus which we highlighted last week.
This is what they look like, if you’re really that curious:
As the Toronto Game Jam happened last weekend, the small jam team were busy working on a new little charmer which they call Diluvium. Interestingly, it’s a strategy title that operates by the player typing their names to summon them to battle. Your opponent will do the same and then you’ll watch your creatures fight!
It features a whole cast of animals for players summon forth as can be seen in the trailer – elephants, cats, mice, zebras, owls, octopus, rabbits and so on. It seems that Bedard has also brought in a special someone from another game of his as the picture below demonstrates (yes it’s Gomez from Fez):
Not much more is known about Diluvium at the moment but the concept is intriguing and the talent behind the developers can’t be denied. There’s not a clear release date for the game yet but Bedard did say the following to us regarding the subject:
“We’re hoping before the end of the week, but we’re all pretty busy so I can’t guarantee it. End of month for sure.”
Until that promiscuous time of the game’s release, here’s the teaser trailer to appease your need for more information. Though, you won’t find it in there either.