39 Days to Mars is a two player co-operative puzzle-adventure game for Linux, Mac and Windows. Since players step into the shoes of Sir Albert Wickes and The Right Honourable Clarence Baxter. Hence the two 19th century explorers who choose to pilot the HMS Fearful. While on its maiden voyage to Mars. Available now on both Steam and Humble Store at $12.00 USD (until May 2nd).
So when the steam engine runs out of coal, the ship’s cat shreds the navigation chart. Then the tea gets cold.
While it becomes clear that interstellar transportation isn’t a walk in the park. Gameplay will take the talents of two players. Since you will both have to work together on the problems. Working to get to Mars in one piece. Gameplay does look quite fun and rather charming.
For a solo adventure, the ship’s computer-controlled cat will keep you company.
39 Days to Mars – Gameplay Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Co-op Adventure Features:
- LOCAL CO-OP
39 Days to Mars is a two player co-operative game.
The HMS Fearful is a masterpiece of unreliable engineering, therefore Albert and Baxter will need all the help they can get. Nothing can be done without the effort of both players, who have important roles to play in the adventure.
- SINGLEPLAYER AI
For the solo voyager, the ship’s computer-controlled cat will keep you company. Without a second pair of hands, Albert will need an extra dose of dexterity to navigate the challenges of Victorian space flight.
- BITE-SIZED ADVENTURES
The mix of action and thoughtful puzzles make it perfect for playing in short sessions. The entire adventure fits comfortably into an evening, or a long tea break.
Be drawn into the world of Albert and Baxter by the unique illustrated artwork. 39 Days to Mars has a rich sound-scape and a beautiful piano score that is punctuated only by the occasional disaster.