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Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit – a charming European mystery adventure

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Hi everyone! I’m super happy to finally feel worthy to post here about our point-and-click adventure – Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit

We’re a small indie team from Lithuania and we’ve just launched a Steam page for the adventure game that we’ve been working on for quite some time now Wink

I’d very much like to invite you to WISHLIST IT ON STEAM: https://crownsandpawns.com/steam/

Here’s our TEASER TRAILER:


A bit about THE STORY

Milda, a girl from Chicago, unexpectedly receives the last will of her deceased grandfather – it appears that she is an heir and the last guardian of a mysterious family secret. Following a handful of obscure hints, Milda is thrown into an adventurous, puzzle packed search for the truth.

Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit brings the less explored history of Europe to the world of adventurers. Experience the legendary stories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, beware of the villainous branch of the KGB, solve puzzles and follow hints to reveal the secrets of the king that was never crowned.

GAMEPLAY AND FEATURES

Crowns and Pawns features classical point-and-click gameplay with a number of innovations. The game is filled with puzzles, mini games and beautiful hand painted art. Together with modern elements like a mix of 2D and 3D graphics, experience designed for both a mouse and a gamepad, a world that reacts to your decisions and customizable character looks, the game provides a fresh and unforgettable experience. Oh, and have I mentioned the game will be fully voiced? Smile

 

 

INSPIRATION

Crowns and Pawns was inspired by point-and-click classics such as Broken Sword, Still Life, Syberia and others.

We’re planning the release of Crowns and Pawns sometime next year. You can check out our social media for more screenshots and development updates.

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/CrownsAndPawns
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/CrownsAndPawns
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: http://crownsandpawns.com/

And I can’t stress enough how important it is for us if you WISHLIST IT ON STEAM: https://crownsandpawns.com/steam/

     

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This is interesting! Do you plan to draw much from real Lithuanian history for your plot?

     

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Can we restore the glorious Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth?

... just kidding, but looks very nice. I’ll add it to my wishlist.

     
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Sorry for a late reply! We were at Gamescom, collecting feedback from the awesome adventurers like you.

WitchOfDoubt - 20 August 2019 06:52 PM

This is interesting! Do you plan to draw much from real Lithuanian history for your plot?

Thanks! Actually, quite a bit. There will, of course, be some made up ideas, but the main historical facts will be real. The history of Lithuania is very diverse and has some interesting plot twists, so to say Grin

Pyoro-2 - 21 August 2019 09:18 AM

Can we restore the glorious Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth?

... just kidding, but looks very nice. I’ll add it to my wishlist.

Haha, not in a power of a game, unfortunately Grin And thanks a lot!

     

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Just wanted to post a small update – we’re actively working on character animations and putting everything together Smile

Today I can share this cool animation of Dana - Milda’s best friend from Chicago Smile You might have already seen her name in descriptions (Milda is chatting with her when the fateful letter arrives) and her first visual appearance was in our teaser trailer. But here’s a new animation of hers that I’d like to share:


There will be more in the near future! Wink

     

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Almost 2 months have passed, but our excitement from Gamescom and the Adventure-Treff.de party is still strong Smile We met or caught up with a lot of awesome adventure fans and developers – including folks from AdventureGamers.com, Charles Cecil and a ton of others! So, here’s a short review (kind of a documentary even!) of our experience in Cologne in August:

     

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This looks great. As for those who regularly criticize my dislike of retro-pixel games, take a look! This is what your game should look like. Well done.

     

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rtrooney - 18 October 2019 10:01 PM

This looks great. As for those who regularly criticize my dislike of retro-pixel games, take a look! This is what your game should look like. Well done.

Hehe, thanks a lot! Smile

     

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