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The Drifter, a new pulp adventure thriller from the developer of Crawl

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Powerhoof, developer of Crawl and Regular Human Basketball have teased their new game called The Drifter. A point and click adventure thriller and it sounds awesome.

Inspired by the recent resurgence of the point and click adventure game genre, The Drifter will have a large emphasis on the story with puzzle elements that glue it all together but the puzzles are not the focus of it. With quite a dark pixel-art style, it certainly looks good. It's been in the works for some time, starting as a side-project in 2017 with it this year being pushed up to a full time production.

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In The Drifter you follow Mick, someone who never stays in the same place for long. You return to your home town, only to witness a violent murder and end up dead yourself. This is where the story gets a little wild, as somehow you're thrust back into your body and then framed for the murder. Very curious to learn more about the story on this one!

Feature Highlight:drifter

  • A Pulp Adventure Thriller from the minds that brought you Crawl and Peridium
  • An engrossing roller-coaster of a story - Drawing on King, Crichton and Carpenter, with a dash of 70s Ozploitation.
  • Point 'N Click or Controller - Featuring unique LOOK-360™* technology (*not actually a trademark)
  • Brooding dark-synth cinematic score
  • Fully voiced - Featuring the vocal stylings of Adrian "YeOldShimpEyes" Vaughan and many others

You can wishlist/follow it on Steam, it's due to release "when it's done". Once they have a clear release date for it, we will let you know. Linux support is already clearly confirmed.

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Arehandoro 23 October 2019 at 12:59 pm UTC
Point & Click, Pixel Art, Gritty atmosphere... They've got me.
sub 23 October 2019 at 1:24 pm UTC
ArehandoroPoint & Click, Pixel Art, Gritty atmosphere... They've got me.

This is from the same guys.

https://www.gamingonlinux.com/articles/the-inanimate-mr-coatrack-a-free-comedy-adventure-worth-taking-a-look-at.14514

And completely free, btw.
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