My name is Lee Page, I work as Indy developer at TeraBit Software.
I have been working on putting a newer spin on some older game formulas. My current project is entitled ‘Dark Recall’ and is an interactive fiction game (hence I have come looking for the experts).
The game itself is based on a proprietary engine and hence stand alone (no interpreter needed) and currently at the Alpha stage of development.
It combines Text, Graphics, Music and Sound Effects in an interesting way, as it tries to give the text centre stage but uses the extra elements to add an ambient atmosphere.
(edit) Alpha is now closed.
"In the year 2076 as mankind’s resources dwindled, they began desperately reaching out to the stars in order to find a new home.
Rapid advances in star-drive technology opened the way to the settlement and colonisation of other planets.
Hundreds of worlds were identified as being able to support human life and, as the technology to do so became ever more common place, more and more ordinary people began heading out into the void to find another home for themselves amidst distant stars.
The Hyden star system, on the outer reaches of mankinds exploratory missions, boasted a single habitable world, rich in rare metals and other mineral wealth, but otherwise unremarkable.
The unofficial colony that sprang up was small, numbering only into the thousands, but over the decades they had managed to build up a modern association of settlements grouped around a single fusion reactor, known as the ‘core’.
It seemed like the perfect place to start over, but colonisation of distant worlds is not without its’ hazards…"
Left Click Portraits to speak to characters
Left Click Highlighted words to view additional information or make decisions.
- / - Increases or decreases the read speed at any time
F5 / F6 Increases or decreases the font size
Right Mouse / Enter Key - Finishes the Current Reading quickly
Mouse Wheel / Page Up / Page Down / Up Arrow / Down Arrow Reviews the story so far
Space Bar / Middle Mouse Button = Reveals the highlighted words quickly.
Only the first section of the game is in the engine at the moment, but if you get a chance to test, it would be much appreciated!
Feel free to post your comments / impressions here in this thread or contact me via the link in my signature.