Studio behind 80 Days shock launches a whodunnit the place youdunnit | PC Gamer
There’s been a homicide on the excessive seas, and it is as much as the passengers to work out whodunnit. Solely, you are not attempting to resolve the case—you are the new-found widow with blood in your palms attempting to maintain anybody from discovering out.
Introduced and launched this afternoon, Overboard! is a nautical homicide thriller from Heaven’s Vault and 80 Days developer Inkle. Because the killer of your dearly-departed husband, you may need to retrace your footsteps, take away all hint of your involvement, and set somebody as much as take the blame in your home.
All this occurs in what Inkle is looking a “next-gen visible novel”. You’ve got restricted time to discover this open ship, interacting with passengers and crew who themselves are roaming independently—protecting tabs on the place you’ve got been and what they’ve seen.
“Go the place you need, while you need. However the different characters are watching and received’t neglect what they see!”
Within the house of eight in-game hours (30-45 minutes real-time), you may be forging alliances, dishonest passengers, and possibly committing a second bout of homicide to flee the primary.
You will be replaying runs time and again, determining the proper strategy to get away with homicide. The concept of Inkle’s narrative chops framing a run-based investigation is definitely very intriguing—and thankfully, you can provide it a shot proper now. Overboard! is out at present on Steam and GOG for $13.71/£9.68.