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The Fall A Dark, Story Driven Exploration In An Alien World UPDATED

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Descend into a dark world where action platforming meets traditional adventure gaming to create something new for you to explore.

They need $29,000CAD to do a Linux version so yes sadly it has an annoying stretch goal, odd that the stretch goal for Linux is coupled with WiiU, but they have now committed to doing a WiiU version anyway.

I have contacted them to ask why Linux is a stretch goal, updates when I have them folks.

The good news is that according to kicktraq they are trending currently to over $40K so we should hopefully see the Linux version anyway.

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A fresh mix of genres - The Fall integrates point and click adventure games, platformers, and shooters into a very unique experience.  Drawing equal inspiration from games like Super Metroid and Monkey Island, The Fall is humbly inspired by the greats that came before it.

A fresh narrative experience -  The Fall has a story that focuses on "doing" rather than "watching".  As players work their way through challenges, they organically find solutions that imply a larger narrative as the game progresses.

Episodic - The Fall has been designed from day one to be a manageable project, requiring relatively little in development costs, and able to sustain itself by providing players with reasonably sized, affordable episodes. This project will be finished on time!

Indie - Up until now, the fall has been developed by one person: myself!  The Fall represents a long personal goal of mine to have a sustainable career making fantastic, meaningful games as an indie. You can make that happen!

Update: The developer responded as to why Linux is a stretch goal

QuoteHi Liam, thanks very much, that's great. And sure -- I'm currently using Unity 3, which doesn't support publishing to Linux! I'll have to upgrade the license to Unity 4... it's really as simple as that.
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FireFlower Games 23 Sep, 2013
Looks interesting. Also reminds me a bit of Another World.
Lord Avallon 23 Sep, 2013
Totally cool!
Krod 23 Sep, 2013
Quoting: FireFlower GamesLooks interesting. Also reminds me a bit of Another World.
Also reminds the Flashback.
Cheeseness 27 Sep, 2013
I've been chatting with John (the developer) over the past week or so. He seems like a really nice guy.

I've got a good feeling about this game. After checking out some of the update vids, the gameplay and the concepts pushed forward by the plot both seem really compelling.
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