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Resort Presskit (English)

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Synopsis

A comet is on course to obliterate the small town of Laburnum Creek. Renowned writer Laura Tanner visits the former health resort to interview several inhabitants who are refusing to leave. But there’s something rotten at the heart of this picturesque town. Curious characters and surreal encounters await Laura in an enigmatic journey between dreams and reality. Will Laburnum Creek cast its spell over her too? Or will she jeopardize everything to uncover the truth?

RESORT is an interactive mystery short story about repressed trauma and buried secrets. As players guide the protagonist through an intriguing tale of personal discovery, their choices will literally transform Laura’s world.

Features:

  • Experience a surreal tale of mystery where dreams and reality intersect
  • Explore an interactive story about repressed trauma and buried secrets
  • Guide the protagonist’s choices and re-shape her perception of the world
  • Enjoy a puzzle-free experience in a beautiful, stylized low-poly 3D environment
  • Meet compelling and quirky characters, fully voiced by talented actors

Factsheet

  • Developer: Backwoods Entertainment (based in Bochum, Germany)
  • Relase Date: tba
  • Platforms: PC / Mac / Nintendo Switch / more tba
  • Regular price: tba
  • Localizations: English, German (both voiced), more tba

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Credits

Marcus Bäumer
Game Designer, Writer, Programmer

Matthias Nikutta
2D Artist, Animator

Tristan Berger
Composer, Sound Designer, Programmer

Alasdair Beckett-King (Freelancer)
Co-Writer

Unforeseen Incidents Presskit (English)

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Synopsis

When small-town handyman Harper Pendrell meets a dying woman in the street, he unwittingly stumbles into a diabolical conspiracy – a mystery only he can solve. An unknown disease is spreading across the country, and between them a scientist, a reporter and a reclusive artist hold the key to stopping it.

A perilous journey awaits, and every step brings Harper closer to a cabal of dangerous fanatics. Before he knows it, he finds himself in a fight for the future of humankind armed only with his trusty multi-tool. Can Harper find the courage to expose the truth and prevent an epidemic, even if it means succumbing to contagion himself?

Unforeseen Incidents is a classic interactive mystery set in a beautifully hand-painted world. Join Harper and experience a challenging investigation, smart dialog and a rich cast of characters in this thrilling new adventure game from Backwoods Entertainment and Application Systems Heidelberg.

Factsheet

Trailer

Promo shots

Screenshots

Logo

Credits

Marcus Bäumer
Game Designer, Writer, Programmer

Matthias Nikutta
2D Artist, Animator

Tristan Berger
Composer, Sound Designer

Alasdair Beckett-King (Freelancer)
Co-Writer

Sebastian Werner (Freelancer)
Animator

Alexander Henn (Application Systems Heidelberg)
Programmer

Marco Spaapen (Application Systems Heidelberg)
Programmer

Volker Ritzhaupt (Application Systems Heidelberg)
Project Director

Oliver Buchmann (Application Systems Heidelberg)
QA

Backwoods Presskit (English)

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About us

Backwoods Entertainment is an award-winning indie game studio from Germany. We set out to make original and fun story-driven games. In 2018 we released our debut title Unforeseen Incidents, which was well received all over the world. We’re currently working on two new games: Pen & Paper Stories: Morriton Manor (in collaboration with Rocket Beans TV) and the interactive mystery Resort.

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Team

Marcus Bäumer
Game Designer, Writer, Programmer, Media Psychologist               

Matthias Nikutta
2D/3D Artist, Illsutrator, Animator, Designer               

Tristan Berger
Musician, Sound Designer, Programmer

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