Crowdfunding Launches Today for Daedalus
It was announced by Black Cloud Studios, an independent developer, their third Kickstarter campaign for a new hard sci-fi video game, Daedalus, developed for Windows, Linux, and Mac platforms.
Check out the Kickstarter trailer of Daedalus, featuring a teaser cinematic video of the game:
“Daedalus – a thriller adventure hard sci-fi video game taking place in 2112 aboard the space station orbiting Venus.
In Daedalus, you play as astronaut Matt Cramer, an engineer aboard the Daedalus Space Station. Over the past year, the Daedalus crew has conducted an orbital exploration of Venus and the Sun, and now only thirty days remain until the next crew rotation.
The game takes place in the hard sci-fi After Reset™ universe. In the 22nd century, several years before the “Reset” (a thermonuclear apocalypse that nearly ended human civilization), the crew aboard the Daedalus Space Station is eager to return home from a yearlong orbital exploration of Venus and Sun. Only thirty days remain until the next crew rotation, but Matt Cramer, an astronaut from the crew, begins to has unnatural dreams full of horrors that are about to become a reality.
Yet as the days count down to zero, strange events begin to unfold. Crewmates succumb to accidents or rumors of murder, communications go dark, and everyone grows increasingly on edge as conspiracy theories abound. Though help is on its way, you must survive long enough for it to arrive.
Spirits are high and everyone seems eager to return home, but Matt’s dreams are plagued by prophetic nightmares of death and destruction. As the days count down to zero, strange events unfold. Crewmates succumb to accidents or rumors of murder, communications go dark, and everyone grows increasingly on edge as conspiracy theories abound. Though help is on its way, Matt must survive until it arrives.
Daedalus is an episodic single player game featuring:
- A hard sci-fi universe crafted with passion and attention to detail.
- An interactive, emotional narrative tailored to your choices.
- Deep, flawed characters with compelling personal stories.
- Painted 3D gameplay inspired by the classic interactive movies from Telltale and Quantic Dream.
- Two or more hours of riveting adventure gameplay per episode.”
For more information on Daedalus, visit its Kickstarter page.