The devil may be in the details, but it seems he also found his way into The Detail, a "grim" episodic mystery adventure currently in production for release next year.
It's not just any pirate who's willing to share treasure freely, but Nelly Cootalot is one such buccaneer, as a playable demo of her second adventure is now available for download.
It may be a slow time for big-name adventures right now, but that hasn't stopped the indies from cranking them out this month, with no fewer than four new releases in recent days.
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Providing gamers with a little late-night entertainment, the indie creators of Lune have just launched a browser-based alpha demo for their unique moon-based puzzler.
The word "harvest" may bring to mind pastoral scenes of farms and fields, but it takes on a whole different meaning in the upcoming futuristic detective mystery by that name, currently seeking funds through Kickstarter.
And on the first day, there was crowdfunding... Okay, that may not be chronologically accurate, but the indie developers of The Maker's Eden have launched an Indiegogo campaign for their "sci-fi noir crime-drama point & click adventure in the style of a motion comic."
Contemporary character-driven dramas are in short supply in gaming these days, but that could soon change with enough financial support for the episodic indie adventure The St. Christopher's School Lockdown.
Along with the news that KING Art's upcoming whodunit / heist adventure The Raven will be split into three episodes for release later this summer, publisher Nordic Games has launched a free interactive graphic novel as a prologue for the game.
We'll probably never get a true sequel to the beloved claymation adventure The Neverhood, but if Doug TenNapel's "spiritual successor" Armikrog is able to meet its fundraising goals, we'll soon have the next best thing.
It was only a matter of time until pirates discovered the abundant treasures of Kickstarter, but that's no problem when they come bearing gifts like the titular heroine of Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet.
Solving your own murder may sound impossible, but not when you're a ghost, which is the premise behind Jack Haunt: Old Haunting Grounds, a new supernatural point-and-click pulp mystery adventure set to release next month.
If you fear the abundance of promising crowdfunding projects is going to bleed you dry, the nightmare continues with an Indiegogo campaign for Footprint Games' horror adventure The Apeiron Project.
When designing a unique indie adventure, why not shoot for the moon, right? That's a notion that six students from ENJMIN University in France have take quite literally as they've recently announced their debut project, Lune.
What's in a name? A Double Fine Adventure by any other name would surely play as sweet, but at long last Tim Schafer and co. have decided on a title for their upcoming point-and-click adventure: Broken Age.
Pay-what-you-want bundles are smart ways to shop no matter how you slice it. But the latest special looks to be even smarter than most, as the "Cerebral Bundle" includes several different adventure games, including the exclusive Necrotic Drift Deluxe.