Factsheet

Developer:
Black Pants Studio
Based in Kassel and Berlin

Release date:
2012

Platforms:
Mac App Store
Apple App Store

Website:
aboutloveandhate.com

Regular Price:
-

Description

About Love, Hate and the other ones is a puzzle game, in which you influence your surroundings by the force of Hate and the power of Love. They shouldnʻt have pushed the button! Life on the hill was just perfect for Love and Hate before that shiny red device appeared. Suddenly, they are trapped in a dark and spooky cave, far away from home. Now it is up to you to control the opposing forces of Love and Hate. They will soon meet a lot of Other Ones, wondering how they might react when Loved, or when Hated. Find a way through caves and ice, castles and factories, all by the might of your puzzling! If you ever return to that hill, life will be sweet again...

History

The first version of the game was developed by T.Bilgeri. It was based on a shortfilm series he did during his studies. After getting very positive feedback, Tobias teamed up with brush&bear, two students at the University of Kassel, and started to work on an iPhone Version. The final game is now published by Black Pants via the Apple App Store.

Features

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Videos

Release Trailer YouTube


Images

AboutLaH_MainMenu.png
AboutLaH_LevelMap.png
AboutLaH_TheCastle.png
AboutLaH_IceWorld.png
AboutLaH_TheCave.png
AboutLaH_MachineRobots.png

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Bestes Nachwuchskonzept | Best Newcomer" Deutscher Computerspielpreis | German Computergames Award, 2012
  • "Honorable Mention Student Showcase" IGF, 2011


Selected Articles

  • "A surprisingly sophisticated, charming game."
    - Jury German Computergames Award,
  • "In conclusion, About Love, Hate and the Other Ones is one of the best puzzle games in the market for portable devices of Apple."
    - GameOver.gr, GameOver
  • "...it provides a clever and fairly unique series of special-relation riddles that make time melt away."
    - 148Apps, 148Apps Website


About Black Pants Studio

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Black Pants Studio is an independent game studio rooted in Kassel and Berlin.

More information
More information on Black Pants Studio, our logo & relevant media are available here.


About Love, Hate and the other ones Credits

Tobias Bilgeri
Game Designer

Stephan Goebel
Game Code

Lennert Raesch
Game Code


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