Game release: “The Curious Expedition” (PC)

Procedurally generated worlds in indie games are common these days, but Maschinen-Mensch‘s exploration adventure The Curious Expedition still has plenty more to offer.

I already mentioned the game when I wrote about games in development on GOG, as it piqued my interest. While it still doesn’t look nice on the outside with its low-res pixel characters and environments (although some of the backgrounds are quite atmospheric), it’s what it has under its low budget hood that counts, i.e. gameplay refined after many months of updates, as the game finally hits version 1.0.

As it’s so often the case with risk and reward systems in indie games, one has to plan everything carefully, being an explorer in strange lands to discover treasures, lost civilizations and wild beasts. Managing food supplies and weapons and keeping an eye on the well-being of the trek that carries everything is part of the job, while fighting and overcoming other dangerous obstacles adds to the tension. Choosing the right explorer with their unique personalities is another thing to consider.

Having a roguelike with RPG, strategy and adventure elements set in the 19th century is refreshingly new, and taking into account that Germany is mostly known for their building sims like the The Settlers or Anno series, it’s great to see more original ideas put into all kinds of genres. The game is still up for grabs with a 15% discount that will last until September 9, 5:59 PM UTC. So be quick to get it today!

Buy the game for PC on
GOG
Steam

Official Website

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About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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