Kaya's Vale has answers the question everyone's asked: what would it be like to have your own dinosaur for a friend?
Kaya’s Vale is a single-player, third-person 3D adventure platformer set in a prehistoric world that worships dinosaurs as primordial sacred beings. Following in the eyes of Kaya, a dino tamer from a mysterious ancient civilization - you must embark on an adventure in which you will journey through a vibrant jungle filled with thrills, life and danger with dinosaurs around every corner.
- Climb your way through ethereal landscapes and solve light puzzle elements along the way!
- Evade the threat of the ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex alongside your audacious Allosaurus!
- Players can explore the fantasy of having their own dinosaur companion in this vertical slice of an experience!
If the elevator pitch and trailer above interest you, feel free to check out our itch.io page below to play our demo for free!
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Here are our stars of the show - Kaya and Apollo! Alongside are some handy annotations to explain their design decisions.
Matthew Stevens - Producer/ Team Lead - UX, UI & Level Design
Niels Whitby - Scrum Master - Technical & Level Designer
Jack Williams - Narrative Designer/ Writer
Max Oates - Gameplay & Apollo AI Programmer - Technical Lead & Designer
Ashley Cowell - UI & AI Programmer - Particle Effects - Shaders - Post Processing Lighting
Darriane "Daz" Saunders - Art Overseer - 2D/ 3D Character & Concept Artist
Kimberley "Kimmi" Pitcher - Art-style Director - 3D, 2D, UI & Promo Artist
Georgia Waller - 2D & 3D Environment & Texture Artist
Tom Mason - 3D Environment Artist (Architecture)
Onyx McGarvey - General & Storyboard Artist - Writer
Simona Nikolova - 3D Character & Prop Artist
Lachlainn Hayes - Animator & Rigger
Harry Papantoniou - Ambient Noise & SFX
Outsourced Team Members:
Luke Stannard - Audio Coordinator - Sound Designer & Music Composer
Callum Whiteley - SFX - Sound Designer
Benjamin Wilson - Animator & Rigger
Leon Thomas - Animator & Rigger
Andrei "Andy" Pantilie - Animator
Annie Butler - The Voice of Kaya