(written by its creators as A͈L͈P͈H͈A͈B͈E͈T͈
) is a new game put together by Katamari Damacy
's Keita Takahashi and Canabalt
's Adam Saltsman. It was created for the bundle of indie games being given away to Kickstarter backers of the LA Game Space
The mysterious Alphabet will be shown off later this week in Austin
as part of "Juegos Rancheros," an event for the game development community. Also on display will be Takahashi's Tenya Wayna Teens
, which involves two players – with sixteen buttons each – trying to avoid awkward social mishaps while trying to express teen love.Alphabet
, whatever it is, will be rewarded to backers as a playable game for Windows, Mac, and Linux.