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Adrift, afloat, at sea,


to the whim of the winds,

tracing the meridian to sunset.


A 5 minute voyage.


For Windows, Mac & Linux.

Please enjoy your journey and

 ... becalm :)

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"It’s a game about taking five minutes to yourself and providing a calm port in the turbulent storm that are our lives"   -itch.io Recommends

"Sail the cosmically coloured waters, take in the sights and the sounds" -Kat Brewster, Rock Paper Shotgun.

"Just beautiful." -Jupiter Hadley, Big Boss Battle.

"It’s nice to sit back and relax"-Nevyn, Indie Bytes.

Warpdoor feature.

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F.A.Q:

*Mouse to look + Left click to take a picture +  Esc to Quit. 

* The game closes itself after 5 minutes.

*Pictures are saved in Game's data directory in a Photos folder.

*Each time you start the game it will randomly choose one of 3 destinations.

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Music, Art and Programming by @colorfiction

for any questions feel free to email me here 

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[Update v.3 adds endless mode and the ability to change the scene by pressing spacebar]


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Becalm_Win_v3.zip 131 MB
Becalm_Linux_v3.zip 150 MB
Becalm_Mac_v3.zip 136 MB
Becalm_OST.zip 423 MB
if you pay $5 USD or more

Development log

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Such a relaxing game to play to relieve stress!

https://youtu.be/6axzE1Upk3g

Thank you very much! Glad you found it relaxing :)

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thank you for you marter-piece good jobs

merci beaucoup

Merci! Glad you enjoyed it!

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Very chill. Some pretty neat shaders and effects in there. I'd definitely play a version of this where you could sail in any direction, even if there was no other "gameplay". I'm pretty sure the version I played had a bug cause I noticed other people were able to switch scenes. Mine would just freeze for a few seconds whenever I clicked. Anyways, great job on the visuals! Would love to see more from you in the future! I put together a short video of my time with it if you're interested. :)

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Thank you very much!! Super glad you enjoyed it! I've actually just finished working on an update that lets you switch scenes with a key and an endless mode :) Thank you very much for the video!

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5/5 but how to visit a different destination?

Each time you run the game it'll choose a random location, so it might repeat or show something new. you can always press 'Esc' to close quickly, no need to wait the 5 minutes :)

Thanks, I'll try the latest version. I may have had an older build.

I've just released a patch where you can change scenes by pressing the spacebar :)

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Love it.   Such greta atmosphere - almost like being in a painting.

Only thing I could ask for right now is an "endless" setting where this just runs constantly.

Thank you very much! I've just finished developing an endless mode :) so update should come out tomorrow or this weekend at the latest!

Looking forward to it - This'll need to go in my online list of "relaxers."

Just pushed the patch, you'll find as v3. Enjoy!

Awesome!  Now I know what to run next time I'm doing some writing or other projects.  I adore "background games" like this for that very purpose.

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Becalm is very interesting to look at. While short and without any real controls, it succeeds in being what it is meant to be: A relaxing experience. From the ambient tones to the constantly shifting visuals, this is definitely a good example of art in the form of a video game.

Good job, devs.

Thank you very much!!! This means a lot, glad you enjoyed the experience :)

You're welcome. And thank you for making this.

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lol i was confused at first but i am to blame! loved the art work! becalm- 3:58

Thank you! & thanks for making the video :)

no problem do you have any other game in the works! or any plans for current game?

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Great game! Loved the scenery and music! The artwork was so pretty too! Very relaxing 

Thank you! Enjoyed the video and the story haha, thanks for making it! :)

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Hi! Thanks for making this game, I made you a video

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Haha that was really funny! Thanks for making it :)

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No problem, glad you enjoyed it!

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It's so pretty!  And I happened to stumble along this game right around Atlas' disasterous launch hahaha

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Thank you very much!! I really enjoyed the video :) I'll probably be adding more biomes this year!

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Thanks!  And sounds great, I'm stoked to check em out :)  Keep up the good work 👌

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This was so beautiful! I loved just watching the sky change colors as the boat moved! It was great. Good job!

Thanks so much for making the video :) Really glad you enjoyed the short trip!

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OH PLEASE!!! A VR VERSION!!!! <3

Hopefully soon :) Need to get a hold of a headset

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It's simply a relaxing, beautiful and above all original game! 

Thanks to the developer for this game. 

Thank you very much for playing and the kinds words :)

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I thought this was really cool and relaxing. I put becalm on while I hung the washing out to dry and just chilled.



If only it was longer than 5 minutes though.

Thanks DEVs

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I also took the liberty of making a four hour screenaver which is in the midst of being processed, i hope you don't mind. When its up i'll add a video link for you DEVS. superb.

wobblyfootgamer

Thank you very much for the positive comments and the videos!! Haha love the fact you made an hours long video :) I'll think about making a perpetual version then ;)

I personally think that that is a great idea.  Think of the bigger picture here in that someone in a TV store could potentially play the screensaver playing on a couple of TV's for a couple of hours and from a distance it would look really nice.

:)

Just released an endless mode :) Hope you enjoy!!

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love how you designed this page! going to try the game soon

Thank you very much! Hope you enjoy the journey :)

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Great visuals, thanks for the voyage. At first I thought the boat was moving, but after closer inspection it seems like the boat stays still but the world moves.

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Thanks Leaf!! Haha good eye, it is indeed everything else that moves but the boat. :)

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I've loved you work (especially 0n0w) and this continues to show your strengths. You know how to make a surrealistic experience and combine colors to make unique experiences that are unrivaled. While some might be put off by the lack of "game" within Becalm, I thoroughly enjoyed my journey.

This means a lot so thank you very much!!! & thanks for the video,  I'm glad you enjoyed the voyage at sea :)

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I love the surreal, impressionistic vibes of the visuals. It goes perfectly with the ambient soundtrack. The result is very expressive, emotional, immersive and atmospheric. Great job :) !  

This means a lot to me so thank you very much!! I'm really glad to you enjoyed it :)

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Relaxing~

Thank you for the video, really enjoyed it! Adding a wilson to the boat is a really funny idea actually haha

yay its a oblong

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Absolutely love the look & feel!

Thank you very much!!!

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:D OMG this looks great!

Thank you :) !!