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The Slaughter
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Dec 10, 2013 @ 3:00pm
Dec 11, 2013 @ 7:33am

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Release date: Third quarter 2014

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.
Popular Discussions View All (1)
Feb 1 @ 9:20am
First Impressions
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frankie teardrop Dec 22 @ 6:29am 
Looks great. I only hope this game will be not released in episodes.
TheElfant Dec 17 @ 11:19am 
That game looks interessing.
flesk Dec 11 @ 12:09am 
That's great! :) Should be greenlit by the end of the year then.

I mentioned you briefly in an article about Wadjet Eye Games and AdventureX yesterday:

I hope that sends a few more votes your way.
BrainchildStudios  [author] Nov 27 @ 9:07am 
We're at 93% of the way to the top 100, spread the word, lets get this greenlit!
halfgeekstudios Nov 3 @ 12:44am 
Great pixel art, and point & click, yes please!!
SNValadez Oct 12 @ 1:28pm 
So how much longer must we wait in suspense? It's already October for God's sake!
Eqnx8TH Sep 19 @ 7:06pm 
please, spanish traslate!
pad Sep 18 @ 9:13am 
Good game.
Wacky_Noob Aug 21 @ 3:58am 
EssHoll Aug 14 @ 7:53am 
can't wait