Animator Behind Fictional Video Game in ‘Her’ Announces Real-Life Release


Samantha, the artificially intelligent operating system, wasn’t the only impressive tech in Spike Jonze’s Her. Joaquin Phoenix’s character plays a futuristic video game in the film that is now, in a way, coming to life.

The animator and designer of the fictional game, David OReilly, announced the release of his first indie game — Mountain — at the Horizon Indie Game Conference at E3 on Thursday.

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Known as a “mountain simulator,” OReilly explained that when players start the game, they are first asked to draw pictures based on a series of open-ended questions. Based on their answers to those questions, the game will create a unique mountain for the player to trek. These images will also affect other variables such as snowfall levels, types of vegetation and the terrain. …

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