Blackout: The Darkest Night non-linear interactive fiction game coming soon to Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. All thanks to the creative efforts of developer MiniChimera Game Studio. Due to make its way onto both Steam and Itch.io (including a Steam key).
Blackout: The Darkest Night is a non-linear interactive fiction game taking place in a dark modern universe. The gameplay is influenced by White Wolf’s World of Darkness, H.P. Lovecraft. And also weird shows like Twin Peaks. All due to arrive on August 19th, (next Thursday).
In Blackout: The Darkest Night you play as a man who finds himself lost in a dark street. Somewhere in the city of New Wenders. It doesn’t take long before you start having flashbacks and regaining your memory. Something terrible happened, and you were part of it. This event somehow opens your eyes to a whole new world. One that is also hiding beneath the shadows.
Blackout: The Darkest Night – Launch Trailer
As the player, you have the choice to dig deeper into this unspeakable deed. You could also try to leave it all behind. Blackout: The Darkest Night is a game about choices. Since every chapter of the game takes place in a different location. All in the order in which the chapters take place will change based on your choices. Even more so, the path you take inside each chapter varies greatly. As a result, the effect of your choices could ripple across all chapters. Meaning you could have a completely different experience on a new playthrough.
In you have 3 attributes that will change during the game: Courage, Sanity, and Fitness. These attributes will also lock or unlock choices or paths. As will some items you may acquire along the way.
Blackout is a game about hidden monsters and hidden fears. Then ultimately about overcoming the worst adversary: one’s true self.
Blackout: The Darkest Night non-linear interactive fiction is coming to Steam and Itch.io (including a Steam key). Due to arrive on August 19th on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Pre-order now with a 10% discount of the price of $5.99 USD.