LIDAR.EXE explores an eerie place the place it’s far too darkish to see. You must use a scanner to look via your setting, however you won’t like what you discover.
It’s inconceivable to see something on this sport’s pitch black world. No less than, not with out the assistance of your Lidar scanner. This device pings the realm round it with a sign, indicating the place partitions, buildings, and creatures had been once you did the scan. This can be a helpful manner of with the ability to ‘see’ what’s round you, because the sign stays as factors of coloured gentle on the article. As you scan a number of instances, you’ll steadily make the world come into existence round you. It provides you some potential to get round, and the tiniest little bit of consolation in a spot the place you may’t see ANYTHING.
However one thing appears to be down right here with you. Errant indicators present one thing humanoid appears to be skulking about. You’ll ping an space and see a humanoid form that was standing there the second you hit the button. Is it nonetheless there, although? And if not, the place has it wandered off to subsequent? Probably the most your scanner can inform you is that it WAS there. So, whilst you deliver the world into existence round you, you’re nonetheless left at the hours of darkness, in a way. You don’t have any clue the place the creature is – solely that it exists. And that it was near you a second earlier than. At this level, all you are able to do is hold exploring, watching the aftereffects of the creature’s unusual behaviors as you progress steadily deeper into this scary place.
LIDAR.EXE does a implausible job of letting you realize, but additionally not know, concerning the factor that’s stalking you. You may get hints of its presence, however you’ll by no means absolutely know what’s it’s doing. You simply get an afterimage of the place it was, creating this sense of being disconnected and helpless as you watch it steadily develop nearer.
LIDAR.EXE is obtainable now on itch.io.