Posts Tagged ‘Voyageur’

Take a one-way trip to the Galaxy’s heart in Voyageur

Voyageur

Minimalist, narrative-driven space exploration game Voyageur has one of those wonderful sci-fi concepts that so seldom get made into games; What if faster-than-light travel were possible, but only in one direction? Thanks to the discovery of an alien technology known as the Descent Device, people can now explore the universe within a single lifetime, but it’s always going to be a one-way trip towards the galactic core. Previously released on iOS & Android some months ago, today marks its launch on PC.

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Failbetter Fund Five “Small Narrative Games”

Edit: Three games are coming to PC, not two as originally reported.

The elegantly named Fundbetter is a new initiative from the wordy types at Failbetter, home of Sunless Sea and Fallen London. Launched in February, Fundbetter will provide the financial necessaries “for small narrative games and interactive fiction”, and the first five have been announced today. Three are destined for PC so we’ll concentrate on those. First up is The Edgelands, out this Autumn. It’s “an atmospheric adventure game set in the present day, based on real and imagined folklore”. Then there’s “narrative strategy game” Astronaut: The Best, heading to PC, Mac and Linux with a Kickstarter for funding (to be matched by Fundbetter) later this year, and Big Mike Lunchtime’s Business Training ‘95 – “Jumanji, but with businessmen”.

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