Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood to release soon on Linux, Mac and Windows PC for this puzzle adventure. Thanks to both publisher Headup and the developer of popular The Coma series, Devespresso Games. Both are eager to share the details and the arrival onto Steam Early Access.
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood to release on Steam Early Access, February 10. While featuring Devespresso’s signature manhwa style with hand illustrated graphics by Minho Kim. Also, a non-linear story written by T.L. Riven. Creating a very unique puzzle adventure taking place within a vibrant Oz-esque fantasy world. The game features a recurring time loop (think Groundhog Day). Along with unique branching story paths. And it’s due to arrive on Linux, Mac and Windows PC.
The initial launch will reveal the first four chapters of the game. Followed by several updates including a content update with additional chapters in late February. The final chapter, featuring multiple endings, will arrive with the official release. The full launch for Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is due to release in March.
Scarlet, the protagonist and a diva in the making, awakes in the realm of Glome. Doing so after being flung over by a rogue tornado. She discovers an electrifying world brimming with magic, beauty, and artifacts. All coming from a mysterious bygone culture. Her strange journey begins when she takes up the mantle of the Red Witch. And as a result, leads a troupe of Munchkins through the forbidden Wicked Wood. In a world full of riddles and wonders. She encounters witches, a tin knight, talking beasts, monsters, and many fearsome creatures to overcome.
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood – Gameplay Trailer
The fledgling witch soon discovers a Recursion Hex has her reliving the same day. However, each death presents new opportunities to branch the adventure in exciting new ways. So with Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood, her decisions will lead to multiple endings. In the deep wood, where a bad hungry wolf roams. Also, there is a wicked witch that is planning to release her evil spells. So that Scarlet must rely on her wits and a cute fox, acting as her pathfinder. While working to overcome the disasters that await her at every turn.
The only way to get through the wood is by solving puzzles that require logic. Or by finding clues that are scattered across the wood or in the shapes of items. Including conversations with the NPCs, writing on the walls, and much more. If stuck, players are encouraged to visit the community on Steam or Devespresso’s Discord server. So you can discuss and find solutions to the puzzles with other players.
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is a story driven adventure game. As Scarlet, you must relive seven days of misfortune, and make a series of decisions. All so you can guide your Munchkin troupe safely out of the Wicked Wood. Experience branching outcomes based on your decisions. Most importantly, with the game due to release soon. You can immerse yourself in a bewitching story of fantastic adventure.
- Survive a narrative time-loop.
- Solve ridiculous puzzles.
- Follow your own multi-path story.
- Unlock multiple endings based on your decisions.
- Ogle the hand-illustrated graphics.
- Use Scarlet’s witching skills to avoid detection.
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood puzzle adventure is due to release on February 10th via Steam Early Access. Arriving on Linux, Mac and Windows PC.