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Soul Searching: storytelling and survival out at sea

Failbetter’s Sunless Sea doesn’t fit neatly into a simple genre – it’s a trading, storytelling, exploration game with comedy, horror and mystery elements – and Soul Searching [official site] looks like it might have many of those same traits. Described by solo developer Talha Kaya as being “inspired by Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea series and movies like Life of Pi” it has a top-down view, and sees your customised character leaving home, alone on a boat, and encountering people and animals out in the islands of a fantasy world. It’s just arrived on Greenlight and I’m mighty intrigued.

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