The Watchmaker puzzle platformer adventure to release this month on Windows, while a Linux release is also in the mix. Since we reached out 1C, we are eager to announce The Watchmaker.
Since this comes with a new story trailer and an updated demo version (available on SteamTM). Along with the release date announcement. But what about Linux support?
“The game is being made in Unreal Engine 4
Well there wont be a Linux port on release date but we certainly want to be bring the game to as many platforms and gamers as possible which includes Linux as well. So it is very possible that The Watchmaker will appear on Linux some time after launch on May 17th.”
Since we do not have a set date for Linux support. Plus this is an Unreal Engine 4 release.
The fact that the publisher wants support on as many platforms as possible is a good sign. Seeing the quicker we have a release, the better for capturing more market attention.
The Watchmaker – Official Story Trailer (Windows, then Linux)
Join Alexander, the clock keeper and main protagonist, on his journey through the clock tower. All full of enormous gears and mechanisms, where the collapse of time itself has begun. Since his precious clock has been sabotaged causing Alexander’s natural aging process to be greatly sped up. With time now being so precious, he needs to step in and restore its natural flow.
So instead of collecting medkits, he must gather time to prevent him from dying of old age within minutes. And with many puzzles and enemies standing in his way. He also needs to make good use of his ability to manipulate time. So he unravel the mysteries of the clock tower.
About The Watchmaker
In The Watchmaker, players take on the role of Alexander. In his steampunk world of giant clock mechanisms. Alexander’s routine involves repairing his precious clock tower every day.
So adjusting its mechanisms, oiling the gears and polishing everything down to the smallest piece. For years, this is the only life he has known.
So when Alexander awakes to a mysterious voice. The voice warns him that something has gone wrong. Since someone, some unknown being, has sabotaged his beautiful tower. With the clock not working properly, time has gone mad.
Guided by the mysterious voice and armed only with a magnetic glove. And the ability to control time, he must travel the halls and arcades of the tower in search of the saboteur. While various obstacles, enemies and riddles in the clock’s intricate mechanisms stand in his way.
So Alexander must push on to save the clock and restore time to its natural rhythm. All while gradually uncovering the mysteries of the tower and its even stranger past.
- Steampunk puzzle-adventure set in 5 extensive locations
- Unique ageing process that replaces the usual health bar
- Numerous Collectable items
- Diverse gameplay, with a mixture of exploration, puzzles, platforming action and boss fights
- Environmental puzzles to be solved using magnetic gloves and the ability to control time