Author Topic: Lamplight City  (Read 823 times)

Grundislav

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Lamplight City
« on: 13 Sep 2018, 14:16 »

The Gateway to Vespuccia, the City of Air and Light, Lamplight City—the thriving port city of New Bretagne is a beacon of progress and industrial advancement in the New World. Yet beneath the promises of a shining 19th-century future, the city rests upon foundations of poverty, class struggle, and crime.

For police detective turned private investigator Miles Fordham, Lamplight City's shadowy corners are just part of the territory. But with his former partner constantly speaking to him from beyond the grave, his grip on sanity is slowly loosening. Can Miles find justice for his clients and track down his partner’s killer before his entire world comes apart?

Lamplight City is a detective adventure set in an alternate steampunk-ish "Victorian" past.

Features:
- Five cases to solve, each with multiple potential suspects, false leads, and lasting consequences.
- Single click interface and no inventory (gather clues in your casebook)
- An entire fictional city with four boroughs to explore, each with their own unique flavor.
- A whopping 640x400 resolution!
- Heavily inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Dickens.

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Navigate the filth and squalor of Cholmondeley, AKA "The Chum."


Investigate the homes of the fabulously wealthy residents of Lyon.


Explore the borough of Gascogne, inspired by New Orleans's French Quarter.


Search for clues in Worcester, the working class part of town.


Interrogate suspects and witnesses in a closeup view.


The dead hold just as many secrets as the living.


The residents of Lamplight City make their voices heard.



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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #1 on: 13 Sep 2018, 14:32 »
Congrats on the release! Disco, Puddin' and me are discussing breaking off our road trip and skipping a visit to Acadia national park to play the game instead. (We won't, but we have purchased several copies.)

Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #2 on: 13 Sep 2018, 14:32 »
Congrats on the release! I've been looking forward to this for ages and can't wait to make a start this evening :-D

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #3 on: 13 Sep 2018, 16:38 »
Congrats! Looks amazing!

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #4 on: 13 Sep 2018, 17:10 »
Looks awesome! 8-)
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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #5 on: 13 Sep 2018, 17:42 »
Awww yeah, glad everything went well! Congratulations on the release! :D

Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #6 on: 13 Sep 2018, 18:05 »

Today I received an e-mail from GOG.COM with the headline:  Do you like point-and-click mystery games? Then Lamplight City is a must-have title!  (laugh)

My gosh, 1.2 GB is huge!  8-0

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #7 on: 13 Sep 2018, 18:32 »
Huge congrats! ;-D

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #8 on: 13 Sep 2018, 18:43 »
Congrats on the release and best of luck with sales! (nod)
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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #9 on: 13 Sep 2018, 18:50 »
Congratulations on the release.

Just went to GoG and Lamplight City was the first game it showed to me in the featured area.

Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #10 on: 13 Sep 2018, 19:51 »
Congratulations on the release!  I've been looking forward to this for some time.  Happy to see it finally out in the world.

Best of luck to you, I hope it is a huge success!

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #11 on: 13 Sep 2018, 20:41 »
YAY, Congrats on the release :)

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #12 on: 13 Sep 2018, 23:19 »
Wow, so many major titles coming out on the AGS engine this year!

Congratulations on the release!!!

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #13 on: 13 Sep 2018, 23:50 »
Bought and downloaded ready to play when I get home from work tonight.

Congratulations on the release and may the bucks come rolling in.

Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #14 on: 14 Sep 2018, 03:12 »
Bought the game and played it for an hour.  Excellent graphics, interesting story.  A very solid game - what you'd expect from Francisco Gonzalez.

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #15 on: 14 Sep 2018, 07:38 »
Hurray!
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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #16 on: 14 Sep 2018, 15:16 »
That dark main scene really does look beautiful!
Really looking forward to play it - and finish my Grundislav Games cavalcade.

I hope it's a financial success - I'm certain it will be a critical success :)
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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #17 on: 15 Sep 2018, 10:49 »
Room graphics, character portrait gfx and character animations are excellent! (nod)
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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #18 on: 15 Sep 2018, 17:18 »
An annoyance:

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I got ousted from the Spectre Society.  Now everytime I come back in front of it, I have to endure the long inner monologue (dialogue?) between Miles and "Bill" again. Not sure that's a bug, but a bit frustrating.

Grundislav

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Re: Lamplight City
« Reply #19 on: 15 Sep 2018, 17:24 »
Oops, that's a bug! Thanks for pointing it out, will fix :)
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