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Where The Water Tastes Like Wine [GOG, Steam] is a rather strange narrative-driven adventure game about travelling and it's now out.

Disclosure: My copy was provided by GOG, links to GOG are affiliate links.

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Features

  • A large number of folk tales and personal stories to discover, told by characters from all over America
  • Beautiful combination of 3D overworld and hand drawn 2D illustrations 
  • Original stories written by a wide selection of accomplished authors
  • Fully voiced characters from all walks of life brought to life by world-renowned voice acting talent, including Sting, Dave Fennoy (The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series), Cissy Jones (Firewatch), Kimberly Brooks (Mass Effect), Sarah Elmaleh (Gone Home), Melissa Hutchison (The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series), Elizabeth Maxwell (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild), and many more.
  • A hauntingly beautiful original soundtrack arranged by celebrated composer Ryan Ike and featuring performances from a collection of gifted musicians.
  • An emerging fantastical, psychedelic and surreal overarching atmosphere.

Note: If you picked it up from GOG at release and had problems launching, I notified GOG and they have since fixed the download as the launcher was broken.

Sadly, my time hasn't been great. The first time I had to pick a story for the wolf during the first part of the game, it just quit to the desktop. What's annoying is that it's a slow game, so a crash like that will result in you needing to painfully go through slow dialogue all over again. It commits a sin no game should do—cutscenes that cannot be skipped.

I loaded it again, got to the same part and picked a story to tell and it worked, however, then I had to pick another story and…crash to the desktop again. I tried a third time, this time I didn't even get five minutes into it before it crashed to the desktop again.

Given that it seems to have problems, I would suggest holding off until it's patched. If you want to try your luck, you can grab it now on GOG and Steam

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7 comments

Tchey 6 Mar, 2018
It's a "known issue" related to a bug in Unity (again), it seems.

http://steamcommunity.com/app/447120/discussions/0/1694914735994028553/
toor 6 Mar, 2018
So... do they use wine for this one? :trollface:
razing32 6 Mar, 2018
Liam suffers so we don't have to :)
Erzfeind 6 Mar, 2018
Bought it first day, but haven't played so far. Buuut, the soundtrack is amazing!
riusma 25 Jul, 2018
Quoting: ErzfeindBought it first day, but haven't played so far. Buuut, the soundtrack is amazing!

About 3 hours in the game and yes, the soundtrack is definitively amazing (and the game is interesting with its unusual mechanics)! :)
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