I thought you might want to know what I’m working on when I’m not translating stuff. Which is the extended version of Zombies and Elephants. And when I say extended I mean f***ing huge.
I’ve mentioned this project before, but at that point I was only planning to do a better version of the original game, which was after all mostly written in 72 sleepless, horrible, panicky hours to meet the Fear of Twine deadline. And the original game shows that. There were a million choices and details that I still wanted to add. Towards the end the paragaphs keep getting longer, until it reads more like a novel with the occasional interactive bit. And I wanted to fix all that. In Ren’Py, because that gives me a lot more options in terms of audiovisual presentation.
And then I thought… but I could improve it. Make it bigger, better. A proper full-length horror game. So now I’m doing the bigger, better, entirely new version of Zombies and Elephants – it will probably not even have that title – which will incorporate the original game (albeit heavily rewritten) as one of five parts.
Pesky other projects keep getting in the way, so I’m cautious about setting a release date, but I hope it will be done in the next few months. Three of its chapters are already done.
We also hope to release The Sea Will Claim Everything on Steam soon, and that version will also have some significant improvements. And of course there’s The Council of Crows and… some other stuff. I’m not saying anything just yet. It’s gonna be pretty damn cool. Honest.