PogoGirl Devlog #16: Winds of Fall

Posted May 1, 2021

Seasons change, even in Go! Go! PogoGirl. I’ve already shown you spring and summer, so let’s take a look at fall next!

Fall is where things cool down after a hot summer, where the leaves turn that nice brown color and cover the ground. Things become a bit gloomy, but in a good way. I’ve tried to recreate this in Go! Go! PogoGirl.

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The red sky adds a sense of twilight, while also signaling that you’ve entered the second half of the game, where things are about to get serious. The lush green grass has now turned a light brown, and leaves litter the ground.

But of course the changes are not only cosmetic! Each season in PogoGirl has a unique environmental gimmick. And for fall, it’s wind!

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All throughout the fall stages you’ll encounter drafts of strong wind that will carry you upwards. You can move in midair, but the controls are a bit slippery, so watch out! Of course you’ll have to get a handle on them, as you’ll be dodging enemies, collecting gems, hitting switches, and more.

That’s not all there is to the wind, but I just wanted to give you a brief look. The next and final season will (of course) be winter, so stay tuned if you wanna see it!

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