Will you let other people stop you from pursuing your dreams? For generations, a village of goblins has been trapped inside a mysterious forest; anyone who attempts to leave returns hopeless and defeated. Determined to break new ground, a young goblin named Motus plans to build a series of bridges through the forest. However, his perseverance will soon be tested, as he meets bullies that use their own words to stop him. Will you find a way through life's forest, or like others be lost in its depths with no will to continue?

Developed for three years by Michael Hicks (design, music, programming, writing) and Goncalo Antunes (all art and animations), The Path of Motus weaves gameplay and story together to deliver a poetic experience unlike anything before it. The game is scheduled to release this summer for Xbox One, PS4 and Steam.


Featured Gameplay:

  • Verbal Combat: Motus meets bullies that yell a variety of deadly words; you'll need to tactfully use your own words to deal with them. Will you use your words to inspire, or to destroy?

  • Bridge Building: There's a reason why no one's made it through the forest! Solve challenging bridge puzzles to build a way out.

  • Growing Up: Face unique challenges as Motus gradually grows from a child to an adult. Meet exciting new characters in each chapter of life and explore the deeper reasons for why they're so aggressive towards others.

  • Thought Doors: Solve innovative puzzles that convey what Motus is feeling throughout the story. Unlike other story based games, the coolest moments in The Path of Motus come across nonverbally as you play.


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Follow Your Dreams: Learn To Make Games!


Michael is a self taught game programmer, designer and musician. He's been making games since he was 14, and his first published game came out for Xbox 360 when he was 18. In this video Michael shares his entire story, and how he learned from the failures he faced. If you're interested in learning to make games, Michael has an entire Youtube channel where he'll share everything he's learned to make The Path of Motus... programming, design, business, marketing and more are discussed. If you've never programmed before, he even has an "Intro To Programming" series to get you started. At the end, you'll make your own game that can be released on platforms such as PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One! All skill levels of people should find something useful, and the knowledge you gain can be applied in a wide variety of professions. Check it out!




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