Posts Tagged ‘Daily Chthonicle’

Miskatonic Messenger: Daily Chthonicle – Editor Edition

Daily Chthonicle [official site] has one of the best elevator pitches I can think of: “you’re the editor of a newspaper in a haunted town, sending reporters to cover procedurally generated horror stories”. Perfect. I want to play that game. In fact, I have played that game and I liked it a lot. Sadly, the “obtuse” interface led me to believe the game’s brilliance might be concealed from a lot of people so I’m delighted to see that a new version is coming to Steam Early Access, with the interface the main area the developer is working to improve. HURRAH.

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Running The Arkham Press: Daily Chthonicle

Reports of horrors lurking in the shadows reach the newsdesk and one reporter returns from an assignment with a haunted expression and bloodied fists. He asks if he can head back to the streets to follow up on a lead, and slips a holy relic and a revolver into his satchel when he thinks nobody’s looking. One junior editor has been carted off to the asylum already this week and it’s only Wednesday.

Enough about the inner working of RPS though. I’m here to tell you about Daily Chthonicle [indiedb site], a free game about running a newspaper serving an Arkham-like town in the grip of terrible horrors. It’s splendid.

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