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Star Seeker in a murder mystery has support plans

star seeker in: the secret of the sorcerous standoff point and click murder mystery for linux mac windows pc

Star Seeker in: the Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff is a point & click murder mystery for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Thanks to the creative efforts of developer Benedict Ide. Which now releases on both Steam and itch.io. Along with 100% Positive reviews on Steam.

Someone’s been practicing illegal magic in their apartment. And now a wizard also lies dead. Magical objects lay strewn across the floor. A goat bleats curiously in the corner. You’re woken up at 3AM to find out what the hell went on here.

Described as a “mix of Ace Attorney and magic”. Star Seeker in: the Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff is an unfolding one room mystery adventure. Become Star Seeker, a self-proclaimed ‘arcane professional’. Also working off their parole by solving magical crimes stumping local detectives. Spells may be banned, but you still have a few tricks up the sleeve. So you can help solve this case.

Star Seeker runs on the LÖVE game engine. The game does run on Linux, but requires a few additional steps to installation. Meaning we’re only hosting the Linux port on itch.io for now.

To game a taste of gameplay, you can try the Linux prologue Demo on Itch.io. Or if you prefer, check out the Demo on Steam via Proton.

Star Seeker in: the Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff Trailer

With a cast of endearing characters. While including unique dialogue for every single combination of clues. And an evolving hypothesis system to help you ask the right questions. Star Seeker in: the Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff distills the best features of its genre inspirations into a tightly wound mystery.

Developer Benedict Ide said: “It can be tricky to include both fantasy and fair play mystery in a way that feels satisfying to fans of both, but I think we’ve struck a good balance.

“I really wanted to make sure players felt like all their guesses were taken seriously. Or at least taken humorously. So the game will give you a unique dialogue for any combination of questions and evidence.

“Of course, writing all that dialogue for the game’s 30-ish pieces of evidence on every single possible question took me like… over a year, so I’m excited to finally get it in the hands of players! I think people are really going to enjoy Star Seeker’s sense of humor.”

Star Seeker in: the Secret of the Sorcerous Standoff is out now on Steam and itch.io. But only itch has support for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. While the Steam only supports Mac and Windows PC.

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