Posts Tagged ‘Red Thread Games’

Dreamfall Chapters Closed, The Longest Journey Ended

This is the end, my only cyberfriend, the end. Episode 5 of adventure game Dreamfall Chapters [official site] launched last night and, unless something strange and wonderful happens, that will likely be the end of the whole thing. It’s the end of Dreamfall and it’s the end of its overarching series The Longest Journey.

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Dreamfall Chapters Ending Longest Journey Next Week

The dreamer is still dreaming.

The fifth and final episode of Dreamfall Chapters [official site] will arrive next week, developers Red Thread Games have announced. It’s the end of Dreamfall and likely the end of The Longest Journey too, the end of it all. It has been quite a long one: six months since Book Four came out; one-and-half-years since Book One; three-and-a-bit years since the Kickstarter which made this possible; a decade since the first Dreamfall; and almost seventeen years since The Longest Journey started it all. Here, have a peek at how it’ll end:

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Dreamfall Chapters: Book Four Coming Thursday

Devoted dreamers, have you finished replaying the first three episodes of Dreamfall Chapters [official site] since their upgrade to Unity 5? Oh for… you’ve had days, literally days. It’s almost like you don’t care about being the dreamiest, most dreamingest dreamer dreaming round these parts. For shame. Well, you’ve got another few days, as Book Four of Red Thread’s episodic adventure isn’t coming until ooooh Thursday. A new trailer reveals the release date, along with a wee bit of what you’ll get up to in the penultimate episode.

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Dreamfall Chapters Engine Upgrade Boosts Performance

Good news: Dreamfall Chapters [official site] should now run better and look prettier for you. Developers Red Thread Games yesterday released a hearty update boosting it from Unity 4.6 to version 5.2 of the engine, which brings better performance, nicer lighting, 64-bit support for folks stuffed with RAM, and more. The first three episodes are now shunted over to Unity 5, and future eps will launch on it. Bringing the game over has been an effort and a half, mind, says head honch Ragnar Tørnquist.

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Page Turner: Dreamfall Chapters Book 3 Released

Sunshiney day.

The release date was announced at short notice so you may not have noticed: Book Three of Dreamfall Chapters [official site] came out last night. It continues the story two months later, so hey – it’s kinda like the characters have been waiting for this next episode too.

The adventure game’s also on sale at half-price to celebrate the launch, down to £12.09 on GOG and £11.99 on Steam.

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Book 3 Of Dreamfall Chapters Out This Week

Red Thread Games have finally announced the release date for the next episode of the Dreamfall Chapters [official site] series. Book 3, subtitled Realms, will be available to download on Thursday, June 25th. The news comes alongside (or maybe through?) a new trailer, which gives a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming chapter/book/episode.

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Nip/Tuck: Dreamfall Chapters Redesigns Main Characters

The art of retcon is difficult to master but in the spirit of Happy Days’ Chuck Cunningham, who disappeared up the stairs in Episode 1 and was never seen again, the developers of Dreamfall Chapters [official site] have redesigned the game’s main characters for Book Three: Realms.

The character design for Kian and Zoe has evolved over the past few installments in the series, although from the look of the latest design Kian has gone from a taught Taye Diggs to Riker from The Next Generation. Am I crazy, or is he an entirely different race now? How curious!

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