Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a narrative-adventure game for Linux, Mac and Windows. The games story focuses around travelling, sharing stories and surviving manifest destiny. Also featuring gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations. Since Where the Water Tastes Like Wine combines 2D visuals with a 3D overworld US map. And gameplay is rather impressive, first, check out the trailer.
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine story trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine Features:
- A large number of folk tales and personal stories to discover, told by characters from all over America
- Beautiful combination of 3D overworld and hand drawn 2D illustrations
- Original stories written by a wide selection of accomplished authors
- Fully voiced characters from all walks of life brought to life by world-renowned voice acting talent, including Sting, Dave Fennoy (The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series), Cissy Jones (Firewatch), Kimberly Brooks (Mass Effect), Sarah Elmaleh (Gone Home), Melissa Hutchison (The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series), Elizabeth Maxwell (The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild), and many more.
- A hauntingly beautiful original soundtrack arranged by celebrated composer Ryan Ike and featuring performances from a collection of gifted musicians.
- An emerging fantastical, psychedelic and surreal overarching atmosphere.
Characters Trailer Featuring Sting
So play players wonder across a folkloric Depression era United States. Doing so at their own pace, meeting strangers with their own stories to tell. Gameplay focus on these interactions. Since players will be able to collect unique stories. Those that can be re-told to unlock new interactions.
After having watched a livestream of gameplay. It’s rather interesting how the in-game stories themselves act as a currency.
So as you progress through the game and it’s up to you to pair the right story. Matching it with the unique needs of each of the characters that you will encounter in your travels. Also, these right pairing of stories will reveal characters true selves.
From here, those same characters will bestow you with the most powerful stories. The true ones which reveal something about their own lives.
In Where The Water Tastes Like Wine, stories organically take on a life of their own. Since most stories grow larger and transform as they’re told and re-told. Which is a unique and almost engenius design in gaming. Definitely recommended for some casual gameplay.