Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey side scroller shooter game is due to release on Linux via Proton with Windows PC. Thanks to the support for developer the Not so Great team. Which is coming to Steam, in 2023.
Developer The Not So Great Team shared new details about the side scroller Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey. A game that will be released soon. But as previously stated, the Unreal Engine 4 will be a Proton supported title for Linux and Steam Deck. Which is not exactly epic news but we do out best to support aspiring indie dev’s.
What if an ancient comet that crashed into Earth was actually an alien ship torn into pieces? That’s what actually happened in 1908 (at least in Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey universe). That event let to the discovery of the robotos: peaceful, robotic, and clunky beings. One of them, Lackey, is one Aurora’s oldest companions, and soon will join her in a quest to find her missing father. At least since she receives his journey via mail.
William was one of the scientists behind the discovery of that comet. One that also turned out to be an ancient ship and disappeared four years ago. Doing so taking on an expedition to closely research the remains of the alien ship. Why is his diary appearing now? Is he alive? Who has sent it, if not Aurora’s father?
Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey – Announcement Trailer
That’s the starting point of Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey adventure. But she won’t be alone: she will get help from Professor Rachmaninoff, a mad scientist. One who has taken care of her since her father went missing. Rachmaninoff will give her the Copernicus, an oversized and upgradable gun. One that will be very helpful against the hordes of rogue robotos that have appeared recently. And also feel a strange attraction for attacking Aurora.
Thanks to the Copernicus, Aurora will be able to throw Lackey to any enemy she faces. Lackey is immune, but he has a dignity bar that can’t reach the bottom. If it does, Lackey won’t allow Aurora to keep throwing him. He might be a robot, but he’s also got feelings! And to be able to travel around the world, Aurora will have to earn a living. All thanks to mini games in Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey, such as working as a courier or writing novels.
- Travel around the world with Aurora and Lackey in a side scroller adventure. Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey also offers shooter and platforming elements
- Search the whereabouts of Aurora’s father by talking to friends and strangers and unravel the mystery of Eureka
- Use devices and gadgets designed by Aurora’s friend, professor Rachmaninoff. These will help her along the way while facing countless enemies and other dangers
Aurora’s Journey and the Pitiful Lackey side scroller shooter game is due to release in 2023 on Steam. Actually soon, with an official release date of January 13th, 2023. Which will release on Linux via Proton with Windows PC.