Fancy becoming an investigator? A Hand With Many Fingers puts you inside a dusty CIA archive to search through historical documents to uncover a real Cold War conspiracy. Inspired by real events that actually happened which makes it quite interesting, however to ensure the overall story isn't immediately given away the actual documentation you go through is fictional.
"A Hand With Many Fingers is a first-person investigative thriller. While searching through a dusty CIA archive you uncover a real Cold War conspiracy. Every document you find has new leads to research. But the archive might not be as empty as you think… "
- Slowly unravel a thrilling historical conspiracy
- Discover new clues through careful archival research
- Assemble your theories using corkboard and twine
- Experience a story of creeping paranoia
Due to the nature of the game, it's quite a slow experience. One that tells you quite clearly from the get go to grab a pen and paper because you're going to need to take some notes. Just like a real investigation, you will be digging through documents and pinning them on a board to connect all the dots. It's quite enthralling actually.
The developer said to make the game as accessible as possible, they've put it on a hybrid purchase model. They're asking that if you can do so, to pay the full price of $10 but for anyone who cannot afford it they've put it on a minimum $1 purchase price to help others out. A nice touch I thought.
The Linux version is currently only available on itch.io which appears to work just fine.