Deja Vudu is a Half-Life 2 project where the player is trapped inside a mansion with voodoo spirits and must uncover the mysteries hidden in the surroundings. Deja Vudu was developed in a 5 month period and uses adventure/puzzle game as its genre description.
The story begins when the player awakens inside a large abandoned plantation home on the outskirts of New Orleans. Armed with a possessed voodoo doll, the player gains the ability to travel through time between the past and present. Inside the mysterious dwelling voodoo spirits, otherwise known as Loas, inhabit objects related to their personalities. Throughout the journey, the player uncovers tools which can be used in order to agitate the Loas. Once agitated, the Loas to flee from the objects inhabited, thus allowing the player to capture them with the voodoo doll.
Deja Vudu captures the essence of an environmental adventure. Every piece of the gameplay highlights the adventure aspect of the playerís experience, from exploration and discovery to tracking down and capturing spirits.