Making a Van Gogh game in just 3 days

Scenes from my Van Gogh game, “The Blue Bedroom”

Van Gogh Letters?

My Process to make the game “The Blue Bedroom”

“The Bedroom” and I in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
Going through the letters during the game jam
Vincent van Gogh: The Letters: The Complete Illustrated and Annotated Edition. The English edition is sold out all over the world, I got mine via the Danish Royal Library. I mean… I keep borrowing it from the library!
Flowchart outlining which letters, paintings, and connections to use
“The Bedroom” zoomed in “Google Arts & Culture”
How the letters are displayed in the game (without the red highlight)
Van Gogh painted this portrait as a gift to Paul Gauguin, where he wanted to show himself as a Buddhist monk. But in the game I use the portrait to express that he is “getting distressed, so he’s losing his hair”.
The game developed in the Godot Game Engine
Clickable overlays for the bedroom

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