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The 39 Steps a man-on-the-run thriller UPDATED

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Prepare to experience the original man-on-the-run thriller in a completely new way. Be transported back to 1914 London, where Richard Hannay finds himself framed for a murder he didn't commit. Now he must escape the Capital and stay alive long enough to solve the riddle of The 39 Steps. There are secrets to be discovered, locations to be explored and - above all - an incredible tale to be told in this ground-breaking interactive novel.

  • A new form of entertainment, merging the worlds of literature, gaming and film into one visually stunning storyline.
  • Faithfully constructed using the original - and best-selling - John Buchan text, first published in 1915.
  • Hundreds of hand-painted digital environments, and authentic materials from 1910s Britain.
  • 8 different storytelling mechanics, 25 collectible items and 16 awards to be unlocked.
  • An original soundtrack by Si Begg and theatrical voice performances, including Ian Hanmore, Greg Hemphill and Benny Young
  • Created in Unity 4, with a playtime of 6-8 hours.


Looks like it could be a good one! Great to see Gameolith adding new titles as well!

I have reached out to the developer to ask them how easy it was to port to Linux using Unity.

Updated: The developer got back to me after I ask how easy it really is to support Linux with Unity:

QuoteHi Liam,
we built the game as cross-platform, so it had been tested on PC & Mac. The actual Linux compile was a doddle - very impressive really :)
Let me know if you want to know more,
Simon
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Tags: Indie Game, Unity
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3 comments

PogFrogger 18 Mar, 2013
Hey this looks pretty sweet - I'm assuming it's not a game though, but more of a visual novel? Is it any good?
CFWhitman 19 Mar, 2013
Well, I like the movie.  I'm wondering if being familiar with the movie (or the book) acts as a spoiler for playing the game, though.  It might still be fun to play through.
Anonymous 21 Mar, 2013
Quoting: PogFroggerHey this looks pretty sweet - I'm assuming it's not a game though, but more of a visual novel? Is it any good?
Yep its much closer to a visual novel than a game although it was made using Unity 4. 
Quoting: CFWhitmanWell, I like the movie.  I'm wondering if being familiar with the movie (or the book) acts as a spoiler for playing the game, though.  It might still be fun to play through.

The plot follows the original novel so is quite different from any of the film adaptions. The new style and interactive elements should make this a new experience even if you are familiar with the novel
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