The Red Strings Club launch is today for Linux, Mac and Windows games. The release is available for $14.99 USD. Hopefully still including the 15% launch discount.
Since Deconstructeam [official website] is independent developer known for Gods Will Be Watching. Along with the publishing help of amateur bartenders Devolver Digital, finally releases the point and click thriller.
Since The Red Strings Club is a cyberpunk narrative experience. The gamesplay is about fate and happiness. Which also features extensive use of pottery. Including bartending and impersonating people on the phone. All to take down a corporate conspiracy.
The professed altruistic corporation Supercontinent Ltd is on the verge of releasing Social Psyche Welfare. Which is also a system that will eliminate depression. As well as anger and fear from society.
However, the bartender of a clandestine club and a freelance hacker. Does not regard this evolution as an improvement. But solely as a means of brainwashing. Alongside unwitting company employees. And also a rogue empathy android. The duo will pull all the strings they can to bring down this scheme.
The Red Strings Club – Reveal Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
The Red Strings Club Features:
- Cyberpunk Thriller Narrative: Uncover a mysterious corporate program. Since it promises a blissful existence. While debating what does happiness means and what lengths are permissible to obtain it.
- Psychological Bartending: Read your customer’s’ mood and mix the perfect cocktail. All to manipulate the client’s emotions in order to gather the information you want. And progress your agenda of stopping Supercontinent’s plans.
- Genetic Implant Pottery: Design genetic implants at a high-tech lathe. All to change the attitude and direction of the corporation’s most influential executives.
- Vocal Corporate Espionage: Assume the voice of important figures in the Social Psyche Welfare project and play their own motivations against each other over the phone to uncloak their plans.
Deconstructeam first splashed on the indie game scene with 2014’s Gods Will Be Watching. A game jam project turned debut release with partner Devolver Digital. The team’s first effort went on to gain critical acclaim. Highlighting its bold narrative and unorthodox approach. Giving players a unique point and click adventure. The team continued their work with notable entries in the world’s largest game jam competitions with a few of these experiments coming together to assemble The Red Strings Club.