Posts Tagged ‘Baobab’s Mausoleum’

Psychedelic episodic adventure Baobab’s Mausoleum continues this month in ‘1313 Barnabas Dead End Drive’

Baobab's Mausoleum

I’m not quite sure how I missed the original release of Baobab’s Mausoleum (Ovnifagos Don’t Eat Flamingoes, as covered on RPS here), but just about everything I’m seeing of this strange genre-blending adventure tickles my fancy, from the overt Space Funeral inspiration to the Twin Peaks/Deadly Premonition compound weirdness right up to the Russian surf-music soundtrack.

I’ll absolutely have to go back to catch up on the first episode now, as a release date and trailer have just rolled out for the second chapter, ‘1313 Barnabas Dead End Drive’, due this February 22nd.

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Twin Peaks-inspired RPG Baobab’s Mausoleum out today

The first episode of surreal RPG Baobab’s Mausoleum [official site] is out today. That’s the news. There are no more facts in this post for you, just strange and otherworldly sentences that will make as little sense to you as they do for me. For instance, the protagonist is a vampire FBI agent eggplant called Watracio Walpurgis. You see? He’s stuck in a town called Flamingo’s Creek, population 64, which only appears in nightmares every 25 years and is populated by monsters, a wendigo and some, I don’t know, UFOs? There’s more details and a trailer below but I’m not sure if they clear anything up.
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7 games to look forward to that you won’t find at E3

As we recover from the trail of destruction left behind by E3’s news conferences, it’s important to take a breath and remember not all the cool kids are hanging out in LA this week (and even if they are, they don’t always get heard). Here’s seven neat-looking games that have yet to be released, to whom we will gladly extend some of the industry’s overflowing hype.
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Baobab’s Mausoleum is a JRPG inspired by Twin Peaks

All right, please remain seated because there’s a lot going on with this one. Baobab’s Mausoleum [official site] is an upcoming episodic, sometimes point-and-click, sometimes JRPG about a vampire eggplant FBI agent called Watrucio investigating a town known as Flamingo’s Creek which only appears every 25 years within the confines of a nightmare. Look, I know. You think you have it bad? I’m the one trying to explain it on a Monday morning. Luckily, there’s a trailer that does some of that for me. Use your eyes to see it.
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