The Impostor

Overview: Run, jump and fight your way through platform puzzles as you chase your mysterious doppelganger.

The Impostor is a 2D puzzle platformer where you must use your surroundings and abilities to figure out how to get from entrance to exit. as you chase a mysterious figure.

The concept was based on a challenge to design a game based around a poem. The poem is spoken from the voice of schizophrenia, alluding to the path people take as they worsen. As they isolate themselves, the illness fools them into believing that the strangeness they’re experiencing is leading them to an ultimate truth.

Picked as class favorite, winner for best art, audio and nominated for UCSC’s Sammy’s highest award in its category.