Your ship touches down near the placid surface of a frozen methane lake; this planet’s main settlement is a makeshift network of inflatable dome habs connected by flexible tunnels. As you walk down the corridors, you try not to focus on the haze of AR advertising assaulting your implants: dubiously humanlike synths for sale at bargain prices…
The Descent Device: faster-than-light travel at speeds no human should go; an alien mystery. But it only goes one way, falling from star to star towards the centre of the galaxy. Voyageur is a literary RPG where you take the helm of a trader-vagabond vessel, looking for adventure, wealth, and answers in an infinite galaxy full of procedural cultures and civilizations.
Bruno Dias (Twitter: @notBrunoAgain) is a games writer and designer based in São Paulo, Brazil. His previous work includes a long catalogue of interactive fiction (Mere Anarchy, Cape, Lyreless) as well as critical and theory writing about games.
Fundbetter is Failbetter Games’ funding initiative for small-scale narrative games, focusing on interactive fiction and literary gaming.
Voyageur will be available on iOS and Android in Q4 of 2016. Join our mailing list, or follow us on social media (Twitter, Facebook) for more information about the game, release dates, and announcements as they happen.