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The Slaughter
 
 
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Genre: Adventure, Horror
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Release date: 28th January 2016
Steam Store Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/356390

Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/510736733/the-slaughter
Demo:http://www.gamefront.com/files/23906420/The+Slaughter+Demo.zip

Blue Velvet meets Monkey Island in The Slaughter; a 2D point-and-click adventure from with gameplay in the vein of the classic LucasArts and Revolution games, but with dark adult themes and an emphasis on character development. It’s essentially a game about being human.

A serial killer is terrorizing the streets of Victorian London, and private investigator Sydney Emerson has hit a new low between finding lost dogs and receiving alleyway beatings. A turn of events sees Sydney forgoing his selfish nature and thrusting himself into perilous and increasingly surreal situations, walking the line between dreams and reality. Explore the seedy streets of Victorian London, searching the slums, taverns, opium dens and even Sydney’s dreams and hallucinations for leads. Meet a cast of interesting, insane and eccentrically British characters, and hunt a killer while exploring the deeper human condition.

Gameplay draws on the best aspects of point-and-click adventures; the tricky yet logical puzzles, the fun interactions and lines of dialogue players can choose to seek out if they wish, and the little details that make the world seem alive. As in real life, character dialogue can be funny, banal, abstract, sombre or aggressive depending on their mood. The nature of Sydney’s conversation options will also change throughout the game as his state of mind deteriorates, the trauma he encounters having a realistic effect on his human interactions.
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BrainchildStudios  [author] Dec 30, 2015 @ 10:14am 
You're right :D, which reminds me, I'd better add a new news post!
uka7777 Dec 27, 2015 @ 10:22pm 
According to the last news, the game is to be released on 28 January 2016.
Mr. Businessman Oct 23, 2015 @ 8:05pm 
So when is this game gonna be released?
BehelitOutlaw Feb 17, 2015 @ 1:53pm 
You're more than welcome :D
BrainchildStudios  [author] Feb 15, 2015 @ 1:52pm 
We've been Greenlit, thanks to everyone who voted, this will be an awesome year for adventure games!
BrainchildStudios  [author] Feb 15, 2015 @ 1:51pm 
Thanks to your help Thomas :D
BehelitOutlaw Feb 15, 2015 @ 10:30am 
Greenlit!
Kalisto Feb 6, 2015 @ 7:11am 
Classic point-and-click? Sign me in.
SNValadez Jan 17, 2015 @ 4:22am 
@znyx_99 I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that the dude making the game is going to split it into half. The first part will be released sometime in the beginning of July of this year and then the second half will be a free update whenever he finishes the second half. I personally think they game is going to be wonderful, so I have high hopes. But, just like you, if I buy it I want the whole game. SO, I suppose we're going to have to be more patient than most. Sorry, man.
znyx_99 Jan 5, 2015 @ 3:59am 
I love the way this looks like FM Towns Zak mcKracken-Style. And the story looks intersting too. But I also do hope this is not episodic. If I buy a game, I want a whole game. thank you,