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Come and see the new VP HQ!

Hi everybody!
After many sketches and a couple of sleepless nights, we finally managed to draw the new headquarters of the Vortex Point gang.
The only times in which you saw the outside of the gang’s headquarters was in VP4 and VP5, where the building had a Victorian architectural style.
This time we went with something completely different. It’s a mix of Gravity Falls, Disneyland, and a typical fishing village.
The headquarters shall be named ‘Point Base’, and will be used as a new home for Kevin and Caroline’s investigation agency.

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Down the road from Point Base, you’ll find Craig’s curio shop, and the Travelator – An underground tunnels system with moving walkways, allowing the residents and tourists of Vortex Point to travel from one place to another (it’s environmentally friendly, no cars in VP!)

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And that’s just one background out of the ~18 backgrounds VP8 will have (not to mention the cutscenes), so there’s still a lot of work ahead. If VP8 will be a hit, there’s a huge chance that we’ll also have a VP book! (but that’s a subject for another post).

On another matter, the porting of Midnight Cinema to mobile is currently under work. There are several adjustments needed to be done (like moving the inventory to the right, making it vertical instead of horizontal), but overall it looks pretty good, and it’ll might attract a new audience to our games.

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Speaking of mobile games, we recently placed a link to Dreamcage Escape, a free game for mobile, on the top of our website’s sidebar (to the right).
Though this is obliviously not our game, we would like to hear the opinions of those of you who tried it, since this is most likely the kind of games we’ll soon be developing for mobile (minus the 3D graphics).

That’s all for today, have a great day!

  • Aura

    wonderful sketches!!!

  • TheKnight

    Whoever draws these is a master

    • That would be Moti 🙂

      • ponygerl

        Moti does the artwork? But doesn’t Goran Pesic do the backgrounds? The artwork is a major part of why I keep coming back 🙂

        • It depends on which game. For VP8 it’s Moti who’s doing the backgrounds 🙂

  • BamboWhambo

    Awesome!

  • Joshua

    Those sketches look amazing!

  • TJ

    Wait, what??? So there’ll be a daytime and night time for the same place? It looks SO GREAT! I’ve always loved VP… can’t wait to see what all you’re cooking up over there in Carmel labs!! :)))

    • Hi Tammy!
      We’re not sure yet, for now we’re just experimenting with different settings for the scenery, we will see 🙂
      Thank you!

      • ponygerl

        I agree, it’s really special when you get to see a scene at different times of day, really lends to the sense of reality.

  • Cris Without H

    I must say, I miss the old Vortex Point HQ. I mean… all of this is so drastically different.

    • Wait until you’ll see the complete final product Cris 🙂

  • Maryam

    i am really looking forward to VP book what about a comic book

    • We’re thinking about it Maryam 🙂

  • “If VP8 will be a hit…..” What do you mean ‘IF’ oh come on it will be a HIT Carmelo!!
    I will always be betting for your hardwork’s success ;)))

    • We sure do hope you’re right Isabell 🙂 Thank you!

      • No need for a thank you :’)

  • Diego Banks

    Hello Carmel, big fan of your games, I have (literally) played all of your games and watched you progress and improve in your work and I hope you keep up with the great work.

    I’m personally a huge fan of your “horror” themed games, specially VP. And I was kinda shocked (in a very positive way) by how far you went with Midnight Cinema. By the way, what happened to “The Gate Keep 2”? I’m still expecting that game 🙂

    I really like point n clicks because I really enjoy mysteries and solving puzzles and yours are always full of fun and interesting ideas and are always pretty balanced. Never so hard that it’ll make you wanna quit and go to the walk through, but never so simple that it’ll get you bored. Thanks you so much for you games. I believe it was about 2 years ago that I first fell in love with your games so much that I started looking for them, looking for the similar and signature drawing style you guys have, until I found the site.

    Well that’s basically it, I just wanted to thank you guys for it and a quick comment. Are you guys planning on releasing games for IOS? I really want to support and play you mobile games but I don’t have an android to play the mobile games. I really hope you do and, when you do, let us know. Thank you so much and (even thou I’m a few days late) Happy Birthday 🙂

    • Hi Diego,

      Always nice to hear from an old avid fan 🙂
      The Gatekeeper 2 is on a bit of a pause, we want to do it and we will, but we’ve yet to come up with a satisfying plot for it. Trust me when I say we’re expecting it also.

      Thank you so much for the kind words, we appreciate it, we love knowing our games provide enjoyment and entertainment to our fans, glad that you’ve found our website 🙂

      We are planning on releasing games for iOS. We’re working on several games for mobile as we speak and once we’ll be done with them we’ll port all of them (including ou previous Android ones) to iOS too.

      Stay tuned!

  • gambitmay

    i want to draw a fanart for vortex point~~

    • You’re welcome to do so, can upload photos right here in the comments 🙂

  • Maryam

    when will the next game come

    • New one was released 2 days ago, one day after you asked 😛

  • ponygerl

    Can’t wait for the next Vortex Point!! Scenes look amazing, especially the oversized transmitters & illuminati signs 😉 I think the typeface for the Point Base sign could be a little better- more angular or edgy looking perhaps. The one in the pic looks more like it’s for a daycare center. The Travelator sounds fascinating, funny name 🙂
    I love that ghost chandelier, it’s so cool!

    • Hi there,

      Thank you for your feedback!
      Nothing is final yet, changes are still due, so we will see as time goes by and as the game will take shape 🙂

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