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A girl named Robin and her robot sidekick Pell (or, his head at least) venture out into the forested remains of a decaying droid civilization. Explore the ruins and solve technological puzzles to find Robin’s brother, who mysteriously vanished on a week-long hiking trip searching for “a little bit of buried treasure.”

Disappointed by popular media’s representations of disabled characters and the tokenism that often accompanies it, lead narrative designer Harrison Barton decided that Elegy would be different. Robin, the main character, is missing her right arm, but rather than making that a focal point of the story or a primary part of her personality, the game only acknowledges her disability once when it’s necessary as part of the game mechanic.

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Awards and Recognition

  • 2017 DigiPen Game Awards

    Most Poetic Experience

Game Screenshots

  • Elegy's main character, Robin, walking up a hill in a forested landscape
  • A long, out-of-service railway tunnel littered with debris.
  • The husk of an enormous, decaying robot, submerged in a pond.

The Team

  • Harrison Barton

    BA in Game Design

    Role: Design Lead

  • Farhan Chowdhury

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Art Intern

  • Grey Davenport

    BA in Music and Sound Design

    Role: Composer

  • Victoria Dominowski

    BA in Game Design

    Role: Puzzle Designer

  • Eliza Gibson

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Visual Effects Artist

  • Caitlyn Jackson

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Environment Artist

  • Eric Li

    BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation

    Role: Technical Director

  • Heather Parsons

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Art Director

  • Taylor Riviera

    BS in Computer Science and Game Design

    Role: Designer

  • Morgan Rowe

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Art Producer

  • Sarah Slater

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Character Animator

  • Rowan Tidwell

    BFA in Digital Art and Animation

    Role: Character Animator/Rigger

  • Javier Valdez

    MFA in Digital Arts

    Role: Concept Artist


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