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De-loused in the comatorium!
« on: September 27, 2009, 03:15:04 AM »
Putting this under 'General discussion' as this topic probably will be unrelevant for anyone that haven't spent some time with the album from Mars Volta titled "De-loused in the comatorium" xD The story of the album is a bit cryptic, but it's pretty much laid out real well in this review:

If anyone HAVE spent some time with this CD, what do you think of that idea? A roguelike that goes on inside the "Comatorium"! :o Haha I think that would be twisted :)

I can sum up the story shortly, it's about a friend of the band who were in a coma for a year after a drug overdose, and it tells a fictional tale of an epic fight between the "good" and "evil" forces inside the 'Comatorium' (in the coma-patient's mind) which is a twisted world filled with sick tribes of strange monsters, torture, death and absurd/abstract happenings.. In the end he wakes from his coma just to get on the roof of the hospital and jump to his death, returning to the comatorium forever. (The evil forces won the battle)

Anyway I think a dark/twisted setting like this would be awesome to base a roguelike upon ;)


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Re: De-loused in the comatorium!
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2009, 12:23:32 AM »
Not really to familiar with their work other than recognising their name.
Anyway the more warped and twisted the better.   I love asylum based games, a coma patients head sound cool to me.
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Re: De-loused in the comatorium!
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2009, 01:28:05 AM »
Pretty much on the same page with coremn...onward with the non-standard settings for Roguelikes!   8)
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