a tarot puzzletale
Adrift is a puzzletale told through poems, illustrations, and physical artifacts, in which players will take on the role of a dream expert interpreting the significance of subconscious messages communicated by ethereal beings. Solve your way through a variety of puzzles to discover the mysterious world of Adrift.
The Light in the Mist is an adventure game in the form of a tarot deck that weaves together hours of stunning artwork, resonant storytelling, and unparalleled puzzle gameplay. When your friend’s mysterious disappearance results in the discovery of an unusual item, you suddenly find yourself embarking on a journey through time and memory. Experience The Light in the Mist’s unique choose-your-own-path style gameplay as you solve a variety of challenges and lose yourself in a character-driven narrative told through an object that serves as a tarot deck, a puzzle game, and a work of art. The Light in the Mist is collaboration between PostCurious and Jack Fallows, creator of Cryptogram Puzzle Post, and features 78 custom illustrated cards, a story booklet, and a journal card to document your progress.
Commissioned by an organization shrouded in mystery, players take the role of a historical expert and embark on a quest to piece together a recipe for a transformative elixir by deciphering messages, interpreting strange alchemical diagrams, and manipulating curious objects. The Emerald Flame tells a vibrant story over three distinct episodes, each packed with hand-drawn illustrations, unique components, and original puzzles of varying difficulty, challenging and engaging players of all experience levels. Each of the three chapters takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete, and can be played solo or in a small group.
Players will also have access to free PDF translations of all the game text in German, French, and Spanish, making it easy for non-native English speakers to read the clues and letters in another language while solving the printed game materials.
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