An introduction of Wayward Strand – our heartfelt interactive story, told in a exclusive and curious way. Play as Casey Beaumaris – intrepid teenage journalist – as she visits an airborne hospital for the 1st time. Uncover the airship’s mysteries, and discover the lives of its inhabitants.
Hello to the IndieDB neighborhood! We’re new right here, and believed we’d create up a speedy post introducing Wayward Strand and ourselves!
Wayward Strand is our touching, empathetic narrative game, woven collectively from quite a few distinct threads, all of which play out simultaneously aboard an airborne hospital in 1970s Australia.
In Wayward Strand you play as Casey Beaumaris, a teenage girl going to the hospital for the 1st time. More than the course of 3 days, she will discover the history of the ship, the lives of its inhabitants, and their relationships to 1 a further.
When aboard, she can take a look at the rooms of the ship’s odd and delightful residents, picking out who she desires to invest her time with, and get to know. She can also shadow the employees and snoop about or discover the ship itself, in search of to uncover the secrets of its murky previous.
The hospital’s residents are an eclectic cast of characters – some charming, some eccentric, some rude – every single with their personal desires, objectives and imaginations. They do as they want, entirely independent of the player character.
Through the 3 days Casey spends on the ship, the characters about her reside out their personal stories – stories which she can investigate. Every single character moves and acts of their personal accord, on their personal timeline – sharing news with every single other, opinions arguing joking gossiping – or getting a chat with Casey when she comes by.
As Casey explores the airship and its quite a few intertwined stories, she will learn that the impact of her actions can reverberate far beyond her expectations.
- Deep Story – More than a dozen characters, every single with their personal timeline and story.
- Living Planet – All stories play out in true-time, along-side every single other, all through the ship.
- Adhere to Your Curiosity – Eavesdrop on, comply with, and speak to your favourite character to learn their stories.
- Casey’s Notebook – Adhere to leads, investigate mysteries and strange happenings.
- A One of a kind Knowledge – Opt for your personal path via the globe as it moves about you.
If that sounds thrilling, please go and add Wayward Strand to your Steam wishlist! It truly aids us out. Wayward Strand is also on Twitter and Facebook, and we now have a Discord that you can join to chat with the group!
So that is Wayward Strand – what about us?
Properly, Ghost Pattern is a game-producing collaboration primarily based in Melbourne, Australia. At the moment, there are six of us that are operating aspect- or complete-time on Wayward Strand, then there is about a dozen other amazing collaborators each nearby and interstate that we function with on distinct components of the game. We’ve worked on a bunch of unique issues in the previous – from large indie titles like Armello, to fascinating experiments like Movement Study 1, to VR films like A Thin Black Line – but this is our 1st key project as a group collectively.
Above is our current teaser trailer, which introduces the major character, Casey, and Ida Vaughn, 1 of the residents of the ship that you are going to get to know more than the course of the game. Under are some screenshots of the demo that we lately showed at PAX, exactly where we had been chosen as aspect of the PAX Australia Indie Showcase.
That is it for now – if you have any queries for us, just post them under in the comments, and thanks for reading!