AWARDED GAMES "Amateur Division"

Award for Excellence
Chase the Sun

Amateur Division Award for excellence

General Description

Title Chase the Sun
Platform PC
School Nippon Engineering College of Hachioji
Winner's name Photosynthese

Reason for the Award for Excellence

I have a very good impression on the game rule with the view of the world, graphics, originality for the theme of time.

The operability and the notice of the time limit leave much to be improved, but playing this work, I found it gave a feeling of tension like SF suspense, very thrilling, and enjoyable.

If variation of landscape and the presentation to inflaming the tense feeling were added even slightly, we would give a higher evaluation.

Hiroyuki Sakamoto
Sega Games

Work Introdution

3D action puzzle game for the player to operate a probe vehicle on a planet, collect mineral ores, and bring them to a spaceship.

The key of winning is light and shadow changing with the time.
The driving force of the probe vehicle is a solar panel, which collects light and moves. The panel cannot move in the shadow, but on the contrary, collected mineral ores can be neither visually inspected nor collected unless they are in the shadow.

This work is full of originality such as the game design of progressing the game by good use of the shadow which is sometimes dependable and sometimes blocks a road, and excellent ideas including graphics showing unique view of the world.