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* ApocalypticLog: Hue finds messages from his mother as he continues on his journey. [[spoiler: The last message, however, is from Hue's father, Doctor Grey.]]

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* ApocalypticLog: Hue finds messages from his mother as he continues on his journey. They get progressively grimmer over time, going from the thrill of research to exile and possibly vanishing into "impossible" colours. [[spoiler: The last message, however, is from Hue's father, Doctor Grey.]]



* KidHero: Hue's age is not determined, but he is much younger and smaller than the other characters seen in game, so his age is probably around 10. [[spoiler: His parents also look quite young.]]

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* KidHero: Hue's age is not determined, stated, but he is much younger and smaller than the other characters seen in game, so his age is probably around 10. [[spoiler: His parents also look quite young.]]


Hue was released in August 2016 on [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PC]], UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and UsefulNotes/PS4, with a UsefulNotes/PlaystationVita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.

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Hue was released in August 2016 on [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PC]], UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and UsefulNotes/PS4, with a UsefulNotes/PlaystationVita version released later. It would release on UsefulNotes/NintendoSwitch in August 2019. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.

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* 2DSpace: Played for laughs. Hue's mother discovered [[spoiler: color]], and she realizes that there might be more things out there that no one has ever seen. There might even be a third dimension!


Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and UsefulNotes/PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.

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Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PC]], UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and UsefulNotes/PS4, with a PS Vita UsefulNotes/PlaystationVita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.


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* SilentProtagonist: Hue doesn't utter a word, although many of the other cast talk as though he does.

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* SilentProtagonist: Hue doesn't utter a word, although many of the other cast talk as though he does.does.
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Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and usefulNotes/PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.

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Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and usefulNotes/PS4, UsefulNotes/PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.


Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.

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Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and PS4, usefulNotes/PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.


* NonStandardCharacterDesign: An evil onlooking cloaked figure has distended eyes, making him look significantly different than the other characters. [[spoiler: When the hood is taken off, he looks normal.]]


* HotScientist: Hue's mother is gorgeous for a stick figure. [[spoiler: And his father cuts a handsome figure and is also a scientist.]]


Hue's unique mechanic is the Annular Spectrum, a ring that contains eight colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and pink). On command, Hue can change the background color to any of the colors he possesses, causing blocks, boulders, traps, and anything of that color to disappear into the background. This is necessary to move and build platforms, avoid hazards, and more as Hue journeys on his quest to find his mother, all the while learning just what the Spectrum is, and how his mother created it.

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Hue's unique mechanic is the Annular Spectrum, a ring that contains eight colors (red, orange, yellow, green, aqua, blue, purple, and pink). On command, Hue can change the background color to any of the colors he possesses, causing blocks, boulders, traps, and anything of that color to disappear into the background. This is necessary to move and build platforms, avoid hazards, and more as Hue journeys on his quest to find his mother, all the while learning just what the Spectrum is, and how his mother created it.


Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, XboxOne, and PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.

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Hue was released in August 2016 on PC, XboxOne, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, and PS4, with a PS Vita version released later. It won several awards for uniqueness and creativity.


* EvilOverlooker: The hooded man with distended eyes is seen, but never reached. [[spoiler: The evil part is ambiguous, as he doesn't do much other than look; acting in a matter that is neither malevolent or evil. After all, he is Hue's father.

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* EvilOverlooker: The hooded man with distended eyes is seen, but never reached. [[spoiler: The evil part is ambiguous, as he doesn't do much other than look; acting in a matter that is neither malevolent or evil. After all, he is Hue's father.]]


''Hue'' is an indie PlatformGame developed by Fiddlesticks in, and features the story of the titular protagonist, a young boy living in a monochromatic grey world. He awakens in his house one day to find his mother missing. While he searches for her, he learns about some research she was doing at a university, that would let her see the world in colors.

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''Hue'' is an indie PlatformGame developed by Fiddlesticks in, Games, and features the story of the titular protagonist, a young boy living in a monochromatic grey world. He awakens in his house one day to find his mother missing. While he searches for her, he learns about some research she was doing at a university, that would let her see the world in colors. \n All the while watched by a mysterious man who always seems just out of reach.



* OneHundredPercentCompletion: The elixirs, which usually have to be collected after getting more colors.

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* OneHundredPercentCompletion: The elixirs, which usually have to be collected after getting going through the world again, when the player has more colors.colors to work with.



* EvilOverlooker: The hooded man with distended eyes is seen, but never reached. [[spoiler: The evil part is ambiguous, as he never hurts Hue. After all, he is Hue's father.]]

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* EvilOverlooker: The hooded man with distended eyes is seen, but never reached. [[spoiler: The evil part is ambiguous, as he never hurts Hue.doesn't do much other than look; acting in a matter that is neither malevolent or evil. After all, he is Hue's father.]]



* KidHero: Hue's age is not determined, but he is much younger and smaller than the other characters seen in game, and his age is probably around 10. [[spoiler: His parents also look quite young.]]
* LighterAndSofter: The monochromatic color palette and platforming bring to mind games like VideoGame/{{Limbo}}, but Hue is significantly milder and not nearly as scary as that game.

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* KidHero: Hue's age is not determined, but he is much younger and smaller than the other characters seen in game, and so his age is probably around 10. [[spoiler: His parents also look quite young.]]
* LighterAndSofter: The monochromatic color palette and platforming bring to mind games like VideoGame/{{Limbo}}, but Hue is significantly milder changes to have vibrant color as its game mechanic, and not nearly it's soft relaxing music paints it as scary as that game. much more serene.



* MinimalistCast: There are a total of about nine characters in Hue: Hue, his mother, the onlooker, [[spoiler: Hue's father]], the fisherman, the miner, a woman with an amphora, the janitor at the University, the lighthouse keeper, and the talking skeletons.

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* MinimalistCast: There are a total of about nine characters in Hue: Hue, Hue; his mother, mother; the onlooker, [[spoiler: Hue's father]], father]]; the fisherman, fisherman; the miner, miner; a woman with an amphora, amphora; the janitor at the University, University; the lighthouse keeper, keeper; and the talking skeletons.



* NonStandardCharacterDesign: An evil onlooking cloaked figure has distended eyes. [[spoiler: When the hood is taken off, he looks normal.]]

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* NonStandardCharacterDesign: An evil onlooking cloaked figure has distended eyes.eyes, making him look significantly different than the other characters. [[spoiler: When the hood is taken off, he looks normal.]]


* OneHundredPercentCompletion: The elixirs, which usually have to be collected after getting more colors.



* TheExile: Doctor Gray exiled Hue's mother from the University. [[spoiler: He figured that the world was not ready for her findings.]]



* MyGreatestFailure: Hue's mother regrets that Hue has been put in danger to find the Annulus and continue her research. She chides herself in her letters, saying that she fully understands if Hue thinks she's selfish. In the end, though, she hopes he finds the experience of a world with color to be worth it.

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* LimitedWardrobe: Hue wears the same suit and short pants that he wore on his adventure when he goes to sleep.
* MinimalistCast: There are a total of about nine characters in Hue: Hue, his mother, the onlooker, [[spoiler: Hue's father]], the fisherman, the miner, a woman with an amphora, the janitor at the University, the lighthouse keeper, and the talking skeletons.
* MyGreatestFailure: Hue's mother regrets that Hue has been put in danger to find the Annulus Spectrum and continue her research. She chides herself in her letters, saying that she fully understands if Hue thinks she's selfish. In the end, though, she hopes he finds the experience of a world with color to be worth it.
* NewGamePlus: After completing the game, Hue can begin again at his home with the Spectrum fully realized, and the ability to warp to any section of map he chooses. [[spoiler: He also has found his mother, she'll be at home.]]



* PoorCommunicationKills: Hue's mother and Doctor Grey had trouble communicating, and it ended their relationship, culminating in Doctor Grey destroying the Spectrum. [[spoiler: He actually did it to protect Hue's mother, as the world wasn't ready to accept her findings.]]

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Hue's mother and Doctor Grey had trouble communicating, and it ended their relationship, culminating in Doctor Grey destroying the Spectrum. [[spoiler: He actually did it to protect Hue's mother, as the world wasn't ready to accept her findings.]]]]
* SilentProtagonist: Hue doesn't utter a word, although many of the other cast talk as though he does.


Hue's unique mechanic is the Annulus, a ring that contains eight colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and pink). On command, Hue can change the background color to any of the colors he possesses, causing blocks, boulders, traps, and anything of that color to disappear into the background. This is necessary to move and build platforms, avoid hazards, and more as Hue journeys on his quest to find his mother, all the while learning just what the Annulus is, and the people arrayed against his mother.

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Hue's unique mechanic is the Annulus, Annular Spectrum, a ring that contains eight colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and pink). On command, Hue can change the background color to any of the colors he possesses, causing blocks, boulders, traps, and anything of that color to disappear into the background. This is necessary to move and build platforms, avoid hazards, and more as Hue journeys on his quest to find his mother, all the while learning just what the Annulus Spectrum is, and the people arrayed against how his mother.
mother created it.



* PoorCommunicationKills: Hue's mother and Doctor Grey had trouble communicating, and it ended their relationship, culminating in Doctor Grey destroying the Annulus. [[spoiler: He actually did it to protect Hue's mother, as the world wasn't ready to accept her findings.]]

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Hue's mother and Doctor Grey had trouble communicating, and it ended their relationship, culminating in Doctor Grey destroying the Annulus.Spectrum. [[spoiler: He actually did it to protect Hue's mother, as the world wasn't ready to accept her findings.]]

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