This Is Easily The Most Bizarre 'Video Game' I Have Ever Played

What is BLA BLA? Technically it's an interactive film, but according to the creators it's an attempt to depict "different aspects of communication". It's also strange in the most bewildering way. If you do anything today, you must play this video game. I'm serious.

BLA BLA has a terrifyingly unique visual style.

"BLA BLA uses xerography, drawing on paper, ActionScript-generated animations, puppet stop-motion combined with real-time 3D mapping...," explains Vincent Morisset, Director of the BLA BLA project. "I am inspired by projects that feel free aesthetically. I wanted BLA BLA to feel hand-made, imperfect, fragile, so we forget about the technology."

Morisset has been pushing online interactivity in other projects, and was responsible for Arcade Fire's website for the song Neon Bible, which was often cited as being the first interactive music video.

"I wanted to create moods and generate emotions through an interactive piece," writes Morisset. "It's quite hard to do dramatic crescendos on a website... I thought it would be an interesting challenge."

This is pretty startling stuff. I suggest you click on this link right away.

Wow.

Thanks Thistler, for showing this to us!


Comments

    Playing this, I'm never sure if I'm doing the right thing, or if the game is just taking pity on me... This is really bizarre.

    Yeah that's quite a thing! Kind of... peaceful in a way.

    Just tried it. Didn't find it particularly interesting.

    I appreciated it but it failed in the emotions department..

    4 different browsers and I can't get past 'LOADING 0%'...

    dont lick the screen - whatever you do!

    loved this, very bizarre but totally enjoyable

    i'm sure someone famous once said, i don't know what it is, but i like it.....marvelous.
    but then again, so is this weed. i just wanna know if i go back and play it again, will it be the same?
    or maybe it never was.

    Someone called me after playing this game and told me "7 days"

    ok. so i went back, played again and you know what.....i don't know if it was the same or not. it was different, but kinda the same too. i think i'm in two minds about it.
    what?

    Wow. Kewl.
    I played it
    then a friend played it (and I saw things I didn't do/try)
    so I played it again
    and then the friend played it again.

    Each time I saw something I hadn't seen before.
    If you only tried it once try it again and try different things.

    Now tried it on TWO computers, both tried 4 different browsers. Is that the joke? That you look at a 'loading 0%' screen, cause that aint funny...

    On 2 different PC's, set up and used by 2 different people, no. Not the flash plugin. Is it a specific browser thing or is it supposed to work on any browser?

      I've looked at it in Firefox and chrome. On a Mac and PC. All worked great. Could possibly be a javascript problem? The site uses SWFObject to embed. Can't recreate the issue

      I had the same problem, switching off my adblocker worked for me

    dude, maybe you might consider upgrading from 56k dial - up, or the old commodore 64's seen better days.
    just saying....

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