Videogame: And Yet It Moves
And Yet it Moves is a puzzle platformer developed by Broken Rules. It is available on Steam and WiiWare.The protagonist is a little paper doodle man who navigates a paper world. Gameplay centers around rotating the world, changing gravity in order to overcome gaps and walls. Pay attention, 'cause if you fall too far you break. Tsugh! The Steam version only allows 90 degree angle rotations while the WiiWare version uses motion controls to finely rotate at any angle.The game's official website is here. If you're interested in trying it out, you can download a demo version here.
And Yet it Moves contains examples of
- Check Point: In the form of semi-transparent versions of yourself that point the way to the next one.
- Death Is a Slap on the Wrist
- Directionally Solid Platforms: They literally disappear when you approach from a different direction.
- Floating Platforms
- Gravity Screw: The whole game.
- Heroic Mime
- Level Goal: A sheet of paper with a hole cut out just your size.
- Literary Allusion Title: Legend has it that after The Spanish Inquisition forced Galileo to recant his theory that the Earth revolves around the Sun, Galileo said "E pur si muove" or "And yet it moves."
- Mushroom Samba: After getting bitten by a snake in the forest world, everything breathes.
- Never Say "Die": When you fall too far, you "rip". Justified, of course, since you are made of paper and that's exactly what happens.
- No Plot? No Problem!
- Not the Fall That Kills You: If you keep turning the world, you can survive indefinitely.
- Pulling Themselves Together: After "ripping", the pieces of the protagonist come back together at the last checkpoint.
- Scenery Porn: Just watch where you're goi-Tsugh!
- You Have to Burn the Web
- Wacky Land: Eventually this world shows up.