Unexpected Epic Awesome is a 2D comic book style platforming action adventure. Follows the player’s character from the day to day life to inciting incident to heroic conclusion, capturing the traditional comic book feel and layout, moving between comic book cells inspired by classic Action Fighter, Comix Zone, utilizing platformer mechanics with the interaction of traditional adventure/roleplaying feature sets.
Originally a prototyped developed for Global Game Jam 2010. The initial concept was to provide three+ playable characters with their own unique storyline from beginning to end, tying to a unified world story arc where each one plays a role in a major catastrophic event. Concept was designed to draw influences from Comix Zone with the storytelling style of the original Season 1 of the hit show Heroes.