You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!

Think you have what it takes to solve a murder? The quirky point and click adventure Lord Winklebottom Investigates is on Kickstarter and it has a Linux demo.

Lord Winklebottom Investigates is a point and click adventure game full of perplexing puzzles, witty dialogue and lots of frightfully well-dressed animals.    

The game will challenge the player to solve the murder of Lord Winklebottom’s childhood friend, Admiral Gilfrey, in a case that will offer many hours of exploration, investigation, puzzle-solving and interrogation.

It has a pretty reasonable goal of £25,000 and they have already have over £6K towards it. Plenty of time left too with 20 days to go, so with a bit of a push they might be able to get the funding required. Take a look:

YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Show & Accept Cookies   Direct Link

Interestingly, the demo contains unique content that won't be featured in the full game so it won't spoil it which is a pretty nice idea. Naturally, the demo is a bit rough around the edges (little things like the mouse not locked to game when in fullscreen) but what's there is incredibly promising and more than a little silly.

The developer, Cave Monsters, is actually a one-person studio consisting of just Charlotte Sutherland. Sutherland has previously worked on multiple AAA titles including Little Big Planet 3, SEGA All-Stars Racing Transformed, Kinect Sports 2, LEGO Starwars: The Complete Saga and so on.

For the final release, Sutherland mentioned it is planned to have "improved voice acting, animation and audio, as well as an in-game note system". It's going to be available on Steam as well as a DRM-free release elsewhere.

See more about the whole thing on the Kickstarter. As for the demo, it's available on itch.io.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
6 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more information here.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!

Due to spam you need to Register and Login to comment.


Or login with...

Livestreams & Videos
Community Livestreams
  • Story Time: „Ankh 2: Heart of Osiris“ (via Proton)
  • Date:
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts