Two freighthoppers reflect upon their lifestyle as a pump trolley carries them across the evening desert. Drifters was made for the UCSC Alumni Summer Jam 3 with the theme inseparable.
As you control both characters, their dialogue will progress along with the cart. Eventually, the sun descends behind the valley to reveal the stars.
I wanted every visual in the game to have this wavy, distorted, and pixelated effect. Something cinematic, nostalgic, and dreamy. I also found something satisfying about the symmetry of the camera and the 1:1 aspect ratio. It was a little bit Wes-Anderson-inspired.
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