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Two years since the release of Alto’s Adventure comes its much-awaited sequel Alto’s Odyssey, which has already been awarded the Apple Design Award 2018 for its graphics and incredibly relaxing gameplay. Does it do justice to the first game? Let’s find out. It was in 2016 that the grand game Alto’s Adventure came to the Apple Store for the price of $2.99. At first sight, it looked like a normal game based on snowboarding, albeit in 2D. But Alto’s Adventure soon became so popular among the people that there was a huge hike in downloads, with people gradually going gaga over it. Alto’s Adventure is like a relaxing simulator that puts you to peace with its graphics, gameplay, music and environment. The game was developed by a Toronto-based team called Snowman comprising of Ryan Cash, Harry Nesbitt and Jordan Rosenberg. On collaborating with Noodlecake Studios, the game was launched for Android as well, raising its popularity multi-fold and making it the highly-recommended game that it is today. But what is the Alto game all about? Let’s find out. About Alto’s Adventure : The first part of the game, Alto’s Adventure, is an adventure game that takes place in the mountains. Inspired by games like Journey and Windosill, it has… Keya’s decision in Semicolon is a game-changer

Semicolon, in Hindi, at Ouroboros gives glimpses of the magic theatre is capable of. Watching it, just as performing it for the actors, becomes an intensely engaging experience. There are many factors that produce this experience. The theme of a human relationship with a bit of enigma about it interests everyone. Young viewers realize it… An exploratory short dance evening at Kadamb

Heavy rhythmic thuds made with strong footwork to robust male singing and music emanated from Kadamb’s practice hall instead of the familiar buzz-like soft tinkle of ghungrus last Wednesday evening. Pankaj Sihag, Rohit Parihar and Mohit Shridhar danced three vigorous solos in full abandon following a duet by the last two. With confidence, Mihika attempted…

  • ‘Come sit’ on these chairs designed by NID students – each is inspired by a state of India

    Graduate students of NID, Ahmedabad, have made 14 chairs inspired from India’s states –the boats of Kashmir, the tigers of Kaziranga, the architecture of Rajasthan, and more. ‘Come Sit’ at this exhibition at NID, until July 22. Pravinsinh Solanki with participating students at the exhibition The National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, has been a recipient of positive news of late. The institute witnessed a significant increase in the number of applications in the ‘Person with Disability’ category this year. With the help of the BM Institute of Mental Health, NID will scrutinise these applications for admission. Also, it is reported that the number of engineers opting for Design course has gone up. Maybe future designs by students will now be especially practical to meet the industry’s demands! Meanwhile, if you…


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Yatra Archives 159 year old library in Ahmedabad

Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold free of cost. It can also be named as the commercial capital of Ahmedabad because it was historically one of the first… Fernandes Bridge : a unique book market of Ahmedabad !

Fernandes Bridge, the street is connecting readers with writers, students with publishers and curios beings with answers since decades. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Market in Ahmedabad Gujarat that serves thousands of people flocking… One of the oldest library of Ahmedabad – A discovery

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined… Glimpses of magic theatre is capable of in Raashi Man

The nip in the air for a change was low and expectations were relatively high on the ground open to the sky at the young theatre writer-director Chintan Pandya’s residence for ‘a unique experience’ in the ‘environmental theatre’ format he…