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Pentiment Behind the Scenes Feature

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Pentiment Behind the Scenes Feature

Development Info - posted by Infinitron on Fri 11 November 2022, 23:00:00

Tags: Alec Frey; Hannah Kennedy; Josh Sawyer; Kate Dollarhyde; Obsidian Entertainment; Pentiment

Obsidian's historical narrative game Pentiment is launching next week and the Microsoft marketing machine has been activated. Since this is a small title that's mainly meant lots of social media posts, but today they released a new ten minute behind the scenes featurette, featuring Josh Sawyer, Kate Dollarhyde, Hannah Kennedy and other members of the development team. It starts with a more detailed overview of the game's setting and premise. There's a segment about the game's visual style, which goes into further detail about the art direction for its characters as well as its remarkably complex font engine. Pentiment won't have much in the way of actual gameplay mechanics, but Josh and the team do find some time to describe its assortment of intentionally simple minigames and exhaustive journal system, and also a bit about its sound effects and music.

Niche game is niche. In four days we find out whether Josh Sawyer's experiment was a success.

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