Closed Hands is a speculative work of interactive fiction from guest, it s recently jumped over from itch.io to Steam. For the Steam release it comes with some special bonus like a programmer discourse, a complete soundtrack, a book of the tale and also access to a library of original art work, illustrations, and also example Ink scripting files.
The tale adheres to the lead-up as well as after-effects of a fear attack in a fictional UK city, as you follow five primary characters. With the gameplay progressing through a free-form fragmented story, it enables you to make your own path with the story with it reversing and forwards in time. Part of the aim is to challenge wider assumptions individuals have concerning video game storytelling as well as help players comprehend the complex effect extremism carries people s understandings of cultures as well as areas .
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Closed Hands was established by Manchester indie video games studio traveler, developed and guided by musician as well as writer Dan Hett, champion of the New Media Writing Prize 2021.
We re actually delighted to present CLOSED HANDS to brand-new target markets, and we really hope that it helps press forward the suggestion that video games should, and can, boldly hold up a mirror to our truth in new as well as intriguing means. The story is deep as well as intricate, and provided in such a way that we really hope can be discovered by both games audiences as well as those outside it, too. – Dan Hett, Director of traveler
An abundant, deep job of interactive fiction – 130,000+ words throughout nearly 150 scenes composed by Dan Hett, Dan Whitehead, Sharan Dhaliwal and Umar Ditta
5 distinctive intertwining personality arcs, as well as loads of additional scenes to fill in the full tale. Adhere to a single character, or step in between them to understand the full image.
Nine feasible endings to the video game, with non-linear development to obtain there. Discover everything by trying out with essential character decisions.
Includes a dynamic ambient soundtrack by Ciaran McAuley (RUMA) that reacts to stress and also occasions within the video game as it unravels
Game theme songs made up and also performed by Paul Wolinski (65daysofstatic, No Guy s Skies).
You can buy it on Steam or itch.io.
Write-up drawn from Dan.