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CHAPTER TWO is out now! Look for it on NG; there is a link in themain menu as well.

A point and click adventure game by BlackOliveGames.

What to expect?

- a deep, relatively dark story
- LOTS of text and dialogue!
- interesting characters and world
- good puzzles
- hand-drawn graphics
- 20 - 30 minutes of gameplay

You are Silvian, an adventurer down on his luck. The curtain unfolds, and we find you in an inn filled with scum and gamblers - a place where people go only when they need to forget, or be forgotten. Dark thoughts haunt your mind while you drown yourself in wine, searching for answers that don't exist.

Soon, more urgent matters arise. You play a game of dice, gambling money you don't have with people you don't really want to do that. And then you lose. Thinking swiftly, and by causing a commotion in the inn, you manage to run outside and hide in the maze-like streets.

While wandering like this, a job offer presents itself quite unexpectedly. Will it pay enough gold to return the money you owe? You decide to investigate.

A series of events and occurrences then unfolds, and your story begins thusly.

Six chapters are planned in total, each one continuing the story and revealing more details of Silvian's life, the world around him, and the dark story taking shape.

Reviews


MechakittyMechakitty

Rated 5 / 5 stars

quite an interesting game a good story line and impressive drawings be good to see more chapters progress.


BlackOlive responds:

Chapter 3 will be out next year. Not much comfort, I know...


RadeshtkaRadeshtka

Rated 5 / 5 stars

oh. my. god.

this is like, Scriptwelder, Michael Hibbert and Skutnik married Erril of Sherril and had a holy golden glowing lovechild.

I love you. This is... this is crosshatched hand-drawn heaven. there. aren't. enough. stars. for. this.

when I reach for the spot where my lovely half-baked writing talent used to be, all I find is an empty burn mark. I worked it too hard, and it went to sleep. But you inspire me, nonetheless, to just live in your world. So wonderful, this.


BlackOlive responds:

Thank you. Means a lot to us, it really does.


StormKittyStormKitty

Rated 5 / 5 stars

I love the story line so far, I can't wait to play chapter two!


BlackOlive responds:

Well then, happy playing chapter 2 :)


xIAureliusIxxIAureliusIx

Rated 5 / 5 stars

lol I heard that mouse click to turn off voice changer after you read the Twins of Stone excerpt, Mr. Olive (nice game by the way, took me 5 minutes to see it all fit together because i am [illuminati confirmed] like that, then it all went downhill from there with the puzzles) i r8 8/8 m8 gr8 ir8 b8 m8



dandycooldandycool

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Excellent and well made game, comic book style story telling in between, hand made characters is really refreshing. Of course storyline has right enough darkness and light mood, very realistic character even though it is a Fantasy tale. All in on very creative and clever and wants one to play the next part of series, going there now ;)


BlackOlive responds:

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far away, the time will come when a person will be able to play all six chapters one after the other :)