Zorya & More From Amanita Design
October 12, 2011 6:52 PM   Subscribe

Tomas 'Floex' Dvorak, the music composer for Amanita Design's Samorost series and Machinarium, has released an album called Zorya (free stream). It can be purchased here. In other Amanita Design news, Machinarium is now available for the iPad, and a teaser is now available for their new game, Botanicula. Samorost 3 is also in development.
posted by Brocktoon (13 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
Botanicula looks so, so, so beautiful.
posted by Brainy at 7:29 PM on October 12, 2011 [1 favorite]

oh god thank you so much. Floex is my favorite.
posted by rebent at 7:41 PM on October 12, 2011

Wasn't Amanita Design involved in a movie as well? I keep meaning to see if it's available for rental, but darned if I can remember the name of it offhand.
posted by fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit at 7:42 PM on October 12, 2011

These games are just so whimsical and beautifully done.

So hurry up, already. Teasers make me cranky!
posted by BlueHorse at 7:43 PM on October 12, 2011

The movie is called Kooky. I don't know if it was ever localized, or if so, how well.
posted by BiggerJ at 7:43 PM on October 12, 2011

The spider-things in Botanicula are going to be in my nightmares now. HOW CAN A CIRCLE AND SOME LINES BE SO CREEPY
posted by The otter lady at 8:06 PM on October 12, 2011

This is excellent stuff, like Plaid crossed with The Cinematic Orchestra. Yes please!
posted by smoke at 8:27 PM on October 12, 2011

I absolutely loved Machinarium, and its soundtrack I regularly use for reading/studying music. Thanks a lot for the heads-up and the updates on their games!
posted by cthuljew at 10:13 PM on October 12, 2011

Rock Paper Shotgun article about the English dub of Kooky; includes trailer.
posted by Serial Killer Slumber Party at 10:25 PM on October 12, 2011

Wallpapers and more images of the new game here, too.
posted by Brocktoon at 11:25 PM on October 12, 2011

It looks like it didn't get picked up for distribution at the Berlin Film Festival. The subtitled version can still be bought here.
posted by BiggerJ at 4:46 AM on October 13, 2011

Thanks so much for posting this! I had never heard of Floex -- just ordered the LP. Cheers!
posted by Dean358 at 9:00 AM on October 16, 2011

You're welcome! Yeah the Amanita newsletter is one of the few newsletters I actually opt into. They never send you anything unless they actually have something worth noting.
posted by Brocktoon at 11:19 AM on October 29, 2011

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