Factsheet

Developer:
Darjeeling
Based in Paris, France

Founding date:
Since 2009

Website:
darjeelingprod.com

Press / Business contact:
marc@darjeelingprod.com

Social:
https://twitter.com/Homo_Machina
https://www.facebook.com/hmachina/
https://www.instagram.com/homo_machina/?hl=fr
http://www.homomachina-game.com/presskit/HomoMachina_KitPresse.zip

Releases:

Address:
12-14 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau
93400 Montreuil
FRANCE

Phone:
COMPANY_PHONE

Description

Homo Machina is a 2D exploration mobile game, inspired by Dr. Fritz Kahn’s medical illustrations. Journey through the human body which becomes a gigantic mechanized factory, filled with tiny workers that are controlling every function of the human anatomy. By adapting his work into a video game, we want to share his vision that science can be fun and raise awareness about his iconic work. Young players will find a fun entry point into exploring the human body with the artistic expression in Homo Machina, with each level exuding charismatic animation and sound effects. The game makes it possible to operate the main functions of the human body with straightforward gameplay appealing everyone with its charm. Coproduction : Darjeeling - Arte France - Feierbband! With the support of : CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée) / Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

History

History

Homo Machina allows players to discover the work of a great artist while also giving a comprehensive overview of our body’s inner workings. Players can experience the daily life of the human body through a poetic narration, simple game mechanics, awesome graphic design and plenty of animations. The gameplay is accessible to everyone, from 7 to 77.

Our story

Darjeeling is a Paris based production company producing high quality content for new medias. We collaborate with authors/creators – directors, photographers, writers – but also with new media professionals – digital artists, Game designers, developers – to create compelling stories. Our first game, Californium, was released in 2016 and was based on the work of the great sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick.

Projects


Videos

Teaser Vimeo


Images

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There are far more images available for Darjeeling, but these are the ones we felt would be most useful to you. If you have specific requests, please do contact us!


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Awards & Recognition

  • "Selected in the Leftfield Collection at EGX 2017." - Birmingham, 22-24 September, 2017
  • "Presented at Festival Européen du Film Fantastique de Strasbourg" - Strasbourg, 15-24 September, 2017
  • "I love Transmedia 2017." - Paris, 5-8 october, 2017
  • "Frankfurt Buchmesse 2017." - Frankfurt, october, 2017
  • "SXSW Gaming official selection." - Austin, 15-17 March, 2018
  • "A-MAZE 2018." - Berlin, 25-29 April, 2018, official nominee
  • "Game Connection 2018." - San Francisco, 19-21 March, 2018, nominated for best mobile/tablets, best casual game and best storytelling

Team & Repeating Collaborator

Marc Lustigman, Noam Roubah
Creative directors / Executive producers

Olivier Bonhomme
Art direction

Vincent Levy, Lothario Areski Peon de Schuyter, Logan Porati
Game Designer

Adrien Carpentier, Laura Fournier, Claire Léger
Producers

Anne Hirsch, Nicolas Terlon
2D Artists

Alisée Preudhomme, Grégory Parisi, Danae Alba
Animators

André Berlemont, Romain Péchot, Enki Londe, Ludovic Moge
Gameplay developers

Xavier Thiry
Original music

Nicolat Signat
Sound designer

Sinnema
Animation studio


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks