Wednesday, 31 December 2014

A very retro Chinese detective adventure game!

Amid lingering political turmoil, the first and only female empress of China, Wu Zetian rises to power. Within months of her ascension to the throne, murmurs of discontentment and revolution swell as detractors and enemies begin plotting against her. It is against this backdrop that our protagonist, newly appointed investigating magistrate Di Renjie, must solve a series of gruesome murders–which will lead him on a collision course with the Imperial court and the empress herself.

The Silk Rose Murders is a point-and-click adventure video game inspired by the classics of the genre–games like Gabriel Knight, Grim Fandango, and The Longest Journey.


There's a Kickstarter coming soon(ish) for this very retro adventure game, but in the meantime, enjoy the trailer and some screenshots:






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