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Wot I Think: Nantucket

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My rotten sloop is wheezing into port, the decks slick with blubber and blood, and still it isn’t enough. The sea teems with life and before this day is done, I swear I will silence all of it. From our home port to the distant shores of Europe and Africa, the water will run red.

This is Nantucket, a strategic-RPG about the golden age of whaling. I’m hunting for Moby Dick but it’s a long voyage from lowly captain to vengeance and fate personified. Mostly, my time is spent stabbing tiny baby whales until they turn into piles of money and food.

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Thar She Blows! Whaling Gameplay In Nantucket Trailer

A whale of a time

There was once a man from Nantucket/Who hunted whales in a bucket/He got together a crew/Because that’s what you do/And ended up giving the beast the flu — er, I tried, okay? Don’t judge me. Nantucket [official site] is a name you may recognize from our PC Games Of 2015: Those Wot Could Conceivably Be Good. It’s about Ishmael and Moby Dick and the golden era of American Whaling and and — check out the first gameplay trailer while I catch my breath.

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