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Loveliness Island

By living together, could people that hate each other ever learn to love each other?

You are the island's newest abortion. With your charming (or not) personality, could you help a racist, homophobe, religious, sexist, or secular child become friends?

On Loveliness Island, each inhabitant was aborted and represents their particular upbringing. These aborted children are unique fusions of their parent’s genetics and beliefs. But with limited space on the island, how could they all coexist peacefully? Could you be the one to help them understand one another and befriend everyone they hate?

Is it possible to bridge such powerful views of the world — could the secular and religious ever understand each other?

Let's play and see.

Concept & Artwork | Edmund Liang
Animation & 3D | Edmund Liang
Music | Kazumi Totaka, Robin Beanland, Eveline Fischer & David Wise

The Loveliness Islands

The Loveliness Islands

Original artwork that started it all. Along with the amazing conversation I had in the London Underground.

Loveliness Island World Map

Loveliness Island World Map

What it ultimately turned into — a wonderful Brother & Sister (LI) island paradise.

Player resumes with a saved character (Clay Limp).

Blessmi & Clay

Blessmi & Clay

Blessmi questions Clay’s excitement for heaven.

Seaside Shack

Seaside Shack

Popo lives in Midway Bay and he does not like strangers. However, Clay was nice to Blessmi and Blessmi is a friend of Popo, therefore Clay’s off the hook.

Lost N' Found Shelf

Lost N' Found Shelf

Popo’s a total hoarder. He finds items all over the island and displays them on his shelf. Different items will appear on there throughout Clay’s game.

White Ice Woods

White Ice Woods

Blessmi asks if Clay could help him out by delivering some goods to his mountain friend.

Charm Ability

Charm Ability

The journey up the mountain is not something suited for a freshly aborted children like Clay. To make things easier, Blessmi grants Clay with an ability called Charm.

Casting Charm

Casting Charm

Charm makes creatures who hate you like you only for the duration of the spell.

Evolutions of Your Influential Aborted Child

Evolutions of Your Influential Aborted Child

A few possibilities of your Influential Aborted Child as he/she develops on the island. Depend on the type of friends they have, they’ll become an Animal, Plant, or Element type.

Playstation 3 Game Box

Playstation 3 Game Box

I love creating the game boxes. It makes the experience so much more real.

Foliage Exploration (Sketchbook)

Foliage Exploration (Sketchbook)

With a world made of craft items, what will trees look like? How are they constructed in the world of Loveliness Island?

Foliage Exploration (Close-up)

Foliage Exploration (Close-up)

Here I’m thinking about how we can use real-world objects and get creative with their materials using real-world modifications.

Leon & Blessmi Expressions

Leon & Blessmi Expressions

Exploring facial expressions and actions of Blessmi (religious child) and Leon’s (gay child). These explorations are what brings them to life.

World Logic

World Logic

Here I’m designing the elements of the world by first figuring out how things in that world work. If the only building material available is paper, what will everything look like?

Other Islanders & Props

Other Islanders & Props

Exploring Dixil’s home on Loveliness Island.

Preliminary Sketch of World Map

Preliminary Sketch of World Map

Piece was designed originally for wood blocks to be laser cut in puzzle pieces that represent different regions on the island.