Lovecraftian horror and interactive fiction have an extended historical past, from the 1998 textual content journey Anchorhead to the charming creepiness of Fallen London. Tiny Bull Studios’ Omen Exitio: Plague continues that legacy, each of the horror of the dreadful unknown and of the gamebook, presenting gamers with myriad selections to make, stats to handle, and nightmares to confront.
Dr. Jake Huntington is following within the wake of unknown illness throughout Zanzibar within the 1890s, a journey that quickly descends into locations past sanity and actuality. Prose and illustrations, introduced with the aesthetic of aged journal, describe the harmful journey, providing you selections alongside the way in which. Your model of Jack has quite a lot of abilities that outline success or failure in varied conditions – Fighting, Observation, Medicine, Agility, Speechcraft – which, mixed with the weapons and tools in your stock, can take you down completely different narrative branches.
But your choices have an effect on extra than simply the direct path of the story. Your sanity is an ever-present concern looming over the story (as anticipated in any Lovecraftian story) and this could affect how your companions react to you and how one can react to selections. Your stats play a job as properly; being very observant would possibly make you discover extra particulars…however in fact figuring out extra eldritch information is normally not wholesome for one’s well-being.
Omen Exitio: Plague is out there for $11.99 on Steam, and is anticipated to launch quickly on iOS and Android. For extra particulars on Omen Exitio and developer Tiny Bull, you may go to the sport’s website, Twitter, and Facebook.