Trails and Traces - The Tomb of Thomas Tew

Started by ManicMatt, Mon 18/02/2019 16:23:35

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Purchase it here!

In 1695, Tew and his fellow pirates pursued a Mughal ship. His ship, The Amity, attacked the ship, the Fateh Muhammed. Tew was disemboweled by a cannon shot, and died instantly. Or did he?

Present day. Private Detective James Labbett takes a missing persons case, which unexpectedly leads to an adventure of discovering the truth of what happened to the pirate Thomas Tew, but he isn't the only one who has an interest..

How will Wayan get out of this situation?

Browse magazines!

Visit a Pirate Museum!

Look at some of my favourate albums in glorious pixel recreations!

- Inspired by the Broken Sword games, but with an extra dose of humour.
- An interactive jukebox with a few tunes by Because Because!
- 1-2 Hours of Gameplay, depending on whether you like to just solve the puzzles,
or look at everything and do crazy stuff like trying to use a megaphone on unsuspecting people.

- Tested on Windows 7, 8 and 10.


Awesome! Will have to make time to give this a try.

You are going to add it to the database too aren't you?  :cheesy:


Cheers mate!

Quote from: CaptainD on Mon 18/02/2019 17:54:04
You are going to add it to the database too aren't you?  :cheesy:

Oh yeah!! Haha I forgot about that. I shall make it my next task! Thanks!


Congrats on the release of this fun-looking game, Matt. I look forward to trying it out.


Nice!  Purchased, and will play it tonight!


Stupot, thanks!  :cheesy:

SarahLiz, thanks for your purchase! I hope you enjoy it, and feel free to leave a review on the itch page whenever you finish it!  :smiley:


Trails and Traces is now only $3.99 from itch!  :shocked:


Redundant post. Beep.


Since I was reminded of the game by this review, I played it yesterday.

I had a good time. The puzzles were on the easy side since you rarely have many screens or items to check at any given moment but the whole game was engaging. I couldn't help but notice Broken Sword vibes
and also a nod to Monkey Island 2 at the end :D
The voices are a nice touch.


Wow they reviewed it!! I'd given up on them! That's fantastic, thanks for letting me know! And thank you for buying it!

3/5? Yes, I can live with that quite happily! They make some fair points. But what really surprises me is that Lamplight City also got 3/5. Whaaaa.

I deliberately designed the game to be on the easy side, although that has been criticised a fair amount. Yeah I was definitely inspired by Broken Sword!

Heh yeah that ending nod was too good to not put in!


For a limited time only, you can get Trails and Traces in a 7 (DRM-Free) adventure game bundle on itch for only $9.99!

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