‘Monad’ Plays With Living, Moving Artwork


Interactive bits of art often present a relaxing knowledge, in particular as they play out, showcasing an intriguing creation. Monad is what I’d contact interactive art, but virtually breathing and living artwork that you can play with.

On a big black background, you can fundamentally location dots on the screen that commence pulsing and coming to life like splashes on water. There is a slider to one particular side which appears to adjust the size of the dots you location. The circle continues moving and shifting though you watch, enabling you to generate some really fascinating art. You can, of course, clear it all away and commence once more with a black background. If you are clicking on black, you will make a white circle and if you are clicking on white, you will make a black circle to contrast what ever is behind it.


There is not any score or finish aim – rather, Monad just has you generating anything fascinating to watch. I got the possibility to play about with it more than at EGX 2019, and watching from behind people today and seeing what they created of the game was art in itself. Getting games with no objectives and no score to attain is super relaxing, in particular as the game comes to life, just begging to be watched and tapped so that you can make your personal tiny knowledge.

The game is stated to be most effective played in a dark area, on a big projector to get the complete knowledge, but I located Monad just as captivating inside the loud, busy venue, drawn more than to the strange movements of the circles that have been getting displayed on the screen.

Monad is playable now on itch.io.


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