You can now plunge into the mind’s eye of a tragic heroine in the first episode of Winter Voices, the narrative-driven, episodic, single player role-playing game from independent game developer Beyondthepillars. Players can download the first episode, “Those who have no name,” now for the Mac and PC at the Winter Voices web site for US$4.99.
Gamers who embark on the wondrous, psychological adventure of Winter Voices must embrace a new form of role-playing, leading the heroine past her own personal demons come to life, says Guy Levi-Bochi, CEO of Beyondthepillars. Players will confront= terrors by choosing one of three female character classes and helping their heroine persevere her difficult journey.
Levi-Bochi says the game offers “a challenging and snowy ordeal, bringing her face-to-face with strangers and travelers as she leaves behind the familiar faces of her home village.” To progress, players need to guide her beyond the fears plaguing her journey, including the physical embodiment of her worst enemy: her own dark consciousness.
Players build their mind defenses in Winter Voices through an extensive talent tree of 120 skills. Beyondthepillars will continue releasing new episodes in the seven-part series every few weeks, at http://www.wintervoices.com, as well as on Steam.