80 Days Introduction Video and Screens - May 15, 2014
This summer, the developer of Steve Jackson's Sorcery! mobile games invites you to step into the shoes of Passepartout and join Phileas Fogg in a steampunk 'round-the-world adventure, 80 Days. Act as valet and companion to the venerable Mr. Fogg in a quest to circumnavigate the globe and win a hefty wager.
Travel across seven continents as your decisions weave a story written on the fly by the same flexible narrative system behind inkle's acclaimed Sorcery! mobile games. Available transportation: steamer, express train, airship, hover-car, hydrofoil, gyrocopter, camel, horseback, or hot-air balloon.
Circling the globe will require strategy, cunning and luck. No two attempts will be the same, offering unlimited replay value.
A networked live feed will put a real-world twist on Verne's iconic race. Observe the routes, discoveries, and disasters of other 80 Days players in real time as you compete to be the fastest around the globe. Every second will count.
The script, by interactive fiction author Meg Jayanth, will offer more than ten thousand choices as well as a cast of hundreds and more than 150 cities to explore.
Additionally, you'll find yourself in both a Victorian past and an imagined steampunk future that will combine into a challenging and unexpected dynamic world.