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Title: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 20 Feb 2013, 16:44
Wadjet Eye Games (http://www.wadjeteyegames.com) presents:
Blackwell Epiphany
(Blackwell #5)
(http://www.rosablackwell.com/BE-poster-sm.png)


Teaser Trailer

[embed=720,405]http://youtu.be/6ZLCmUiC7SQ[/embed]

Launch Trailer!

[embed=720,405]http://youtu.be/WAK_CcCDE84[/embed]

Release date:
April 24, 2014

PRE-ORDER IT NOW FOR $14.99! (http://www.rosablackwell.com/preorder)

The story
A dead man's soul cries out against the force of a ferocious blizzard. He cries for help. He cries for answers. Then he screams as he is torn apart like damp tissue paper.

This wasn't the first time, and it won't be the last.

The police are powerless to stop it, so the duty falls to the only who can. What force could be so powerful - and so malevolent - that it would destroy the very core of a life in order to get what it wants?

Rosa Blackwell and Joey Mallone mean to find out, even if it means risking themselves in the process.

Screenshots
(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot1.png)
Rosa fortifies herself with coffee. The dead don't sleep and neither can she.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot3.png)
Joey talks to a ghost in an abandoned building, who makes the usual amount of sense.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot4.png)
The Blackwell homestead - now seen from a different angle!

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot5.png)
Sam Durkin returns.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot2.png)
The void between worlds.

Team
Written and programmed by: Dave Gilbert
Background and Character sprites by: Ben Chandler (ben304)
Music by: Thomas Regin

Also, Abe Goldfarb and Rebecca Whittaker both return as Joey and Rosa.

FREE DEMO HERE! (http://www.rosablackwell.com/demo)

Estimated release
April 2014
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Darth Mandarb on 20 Feb 2013, 16:50
Excellent-ness!  The saga continues!!!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: JSH on 20 Feb 2013, 17:24
Finally official! :) I'm super psyched for this next installment.

Best of luck with the game Dave, I know I'll buy it!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Intense Degree on 20 Feb 2013, 17:38
Brilliant, great to see this!

Although the super paranoid Sophos at work won't let me see your screen shots. >:(

Quote
High Risk Website Blocked
Location: www.davelgil.com/boe/epi/BE-shot1.png
Access has been blocked as the threat Troj/Unif-B has been found on this website.
Return to the page you were previously viewing.

sophos web protection

I just looked on my phone and they look great!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Daniel Thomas on 20 Feb 2013, 18:26
Looks and sounds great.
And such a small team, impressive!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 20 Feb 2013, 19:35
Brilliant, great to see this!

Although the super paranoid Sophos at work won't let me see your screen shots. >:(

Quote
High Risk Website Blocked
Location: www.davelgil.com/boe/epi/BE-shot1.png
Access has been blocked as the threat Troj/Unif-B has been found on this website.
Return to the page you were previously viewing.

sophos web protection

I just looked on my phone and they look great!

Weird! I moved the images to the wadjet eye website (where they should have been in the first place, really). Do they display now?
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Ilyich on 20 Feb 2013, 19:50
Yay, officially announced! Great to see that there's a lot more city streets this time round, and I like how Rosa has an indoor and outdoor outfits. Looking good! :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: on 20 Feb 2013, 19:51
I love Rosa's new outfit.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Anian on 20 Feb 2013, 20:11
I got to stop staring at those backgrounds, for a moment I thought Joey did the ghostly floating animation at one point. I'm freaking myself out.  :grin:
Will be nice to see how you plan to raise the ante again after the climax of the last game. Looking forward to this.

I love Rosa's new outfit.
She kind of went all fashion aware and a bit darker.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Nikolas on 20 Feb 2013, 20:20
YAY!

Not much else to say here!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Mati256 on 20 Feb 2013, 21:38
Looks awesome, the art department can't go wrong if Ben is in there. Now I must finish Deception before this one comes out!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Stupot on 20 Feb 2013, 22:09
Epic-phany! It sounds like the series is taking a much darker tone.  I can't wait to see :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: xenogia on 20 Feb 2013, 22:29
This game looks like the best visually out of the lot yet.  Ben has done a fantastic job :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: visionmind on 21 Feb 2013, 08:11
I've been looking forward to the next Blackwell ever since the last game.

I love the atmospheric backgrounds.

Awesome stuff!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Snarky on 21 Feb 2013, 13:19
Yeah, the backgrounds are really nice, and it's great to see Ben push his style in a slightly different direction. (It's quite inspirational to go back and look at the first attempts (http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=24158.msg300090#msg300090) he posted on here, back in 2005. Not bad by any means, but it's come a long way since!)

I'm on board for another Blackwell game, though I hope Dave branches out a bit from just doing this series, ideally before he runs out of nouns for the titles!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Crimson Wizard on 21 Feb 2013, 13:43
err... you guys are stealing my art or what?

Spoiler: ShowHide
(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot3.png)

I would recognize that hole anywhere.

[hide]

[/hide]

 :=
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Tramponline on 21 Feb 2013, 16:39
err... you guys are stealing my art or what?
SCANDAL! LET'S RIOT!! :tongue:

Looking awsome! Agree with Xenogia, the best visuals yet! Stunning.
The only thing I don't like is the sofa in Rosa's room. Too comicy(?) compared to the rest
/that's not the critic's lounge, you fool! - I know, Darth, I know - sorry! :wink:
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Ghost on 21 Feb 2013, 16:43
The Blackwell homestead - now seen from a different angle!

THAT totally sells the game to me!

Seriously, not too fond of the "darker and edgier" looks, but the team you got there should be able to pull it off. And I'm always game for another Blackwell episode  :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: SarahLiz on 22 Feb 2013, 05:47
Brrrr...just looking at the outdoor creepy, snowy scenes gives me chills!  I'm really liking the darker, more "sinister" look & feel to this Blackwell game so far.

But heck, you could make this game be "Blackwell: Rosangela Joins the Circus" and I'd be ecstatic to play it.  I'm a huge fan of every game you guys make.  Can't wait to see more.


Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Armageddon on 22 Feb 2013, 06:31
This I like, this I like...
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: AndyfromVA on 24 Feb 2013, 09:58
Between Dave's writing and Ben's art, how can you NOT have a great game?
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Nikolas on 24 Feb 2013, 13:24
Between Dave's writing and Ben's art, how can you NOT have a great game?
And Thomas (http://www.northbysound.com) music!

Thomas has been on board every commercial release of Blackwell for the past... what 7-8 years now!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: SSH on 25 Feb 2013, 20:50
I thought Pete Gresser did Legacy?
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Sslaxx on 26 Feb 2013, 23:02
I thought Pete Gresser did Legacy?
Yes, he did.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: thomasregin on 27 Feb 2013, 13:45
I thought Pete Gresser did Legacy?
Yes, he did.
Great soundtrack, that.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Ali on 01 Mar 2013, 20:36
I remember a snippet of this from AdventureX, and it looks like the most stylish Blackwell game yet. Hooray for snow!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Dualnames on 03 Mar 2013, 18:45
Glad to see you're back coding. Particles must be moving prettily.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Shane 'ProgZmax' Stevens on 08 Mar 2013, 00:15
This is looking really good.  Ben is really outdoing himself on this one!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Tabata on 08 Mar 2013, 03:24
Great news and really wonderful pics!
          (http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/12962/like_it.gif)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 30 Apr 2013, 12:50
And for kicks, here are some more screenshots:

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/screenshots/BE-shot6.png)
Rosa and Joey get out of the city for once, and into the no-mans-land of Queens

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/screenshots/BE-shot7.png)
It wouldn't be Blackwell without a real-world location or two. This is Grace Church.

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/screenshots/BE-shot9.png)
Well. This can't be good.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany [new screenshots]
Post by: kaput on 30 Apr 2013, 13:44
Looking good Dave ;)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany [new screenshots]
Post by: jwalt on 30 Apr 2013, 14:35
Does look good. I recently downloaded Baron's Winter Rose and was much impressed with the footprints left behind in the snow. These Epiphany images are static shots, so it's hard to tell if Rosa is leaving tracks behind. Joey, obviously, wouldn't.

Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany [new screenshots]
Post by: Crimson Wizard on 30 Apr 2013, 14:40
Being a ghost definitely has one advantage: you don't have to change clothes. :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany [new screenshots]
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 30 Apr 2013, 15:23
Yep! There are footprints. Check out the police station exterior image in the original post. The footprints are subtle, but there.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany [new screenshots]
Post by: Stupot on 30 Apr 2013, 22:44
Yikes.  Beautiful screens.  Especially the Grace Church one.  Stunning.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany [new screenshots]
Post by: myname on 09 May 2013, 03:35
Lookin' beautiful so far.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 10 Jul 2013, 20:25
Ian's been working on the character portraits. Here are some of the finalized ones:

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot12.png)
This can't be good.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot3.png)
Ghosts make about as much sense as they always have.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot5.png)
Sam Durkin, deciding that ignorance is bliss.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: kaput on 10 Jul 2013, 20:41
They blend perfectly. This is going to be one hell of a game.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Gribbler on 10 Jul 2013, 21:40
Great potraits. Remind me of first Gabriel Knight. This game is on my top 10 "day one purchase" list.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 10 Jul 2013, 21:43
Great potraits. Remind me of first Gabriel Knight. This game is on my top 10 "day one purchase" list.

Thanks! It's nice having two "veteran" Blackwell artists back onboard. :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Ghost on 11 Jul 2013, 05:09
Ghosts make about as much sense as they always have.

 ;) Looking good. Looking real good.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Armageddon on 12 Jul 2013, 20:33
Hey you uhhh, have conflicting pixel resolutions with the text there you know. ???
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Ryan Timothy B on 13 Jul 2013, 06:30
And a ghost chick that talks about sexual positions and locations!
Spoiler: ShowHide
(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot3.png)


This is now becoming the most exciting Blackwell yet!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Myinah on 13 Jul 2013, 09:07
And a ghost chick that talks about sexual positions and locations!
Spoiler: ShowHide
(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot3.png)


This is now becoming the most exciting Blackwell yet!

That is exactly where my mind went when I saw that screen shot. I'm glad I'm not alone in assuming she was just kind of a kinky ghost.

But for reals I am so excited about this game regardless of sexy ghost sex!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: cianty on 14 Jul 2013, 19:55
Wow. This is really looking beautiful. Can't wait for this new episode.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Vince Twelve on 15 Jul 2013, 02:19
Damn, Ian and Ben's stuff work perfectly together. Gorgeous screens.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Surdy on 16 Jul 2013, 15:26
Well... gorgeous screens.

Ephiphany looks darker than the other ones.

After that, I hope Ben could work on his new game.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 16 Jul 2013, 15:41
Wow. This is really looking beautiful. Can't wait for this new episode.

Neither can I, believe me! :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: shadowface on 24 Jul 2013, 17:20

The screenshots are grate although  I think Rosa"s character portret is a bit more creepy.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Armageddon on 24 Jul 2013, 23:41

The screenshots are grate although  I think Rosa"s character portret is a bit more creepy.
Now that you mention it, it is pretty creepy looking. And the weird cut out rip effects around the portraits.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Crimson Wizard on 25 Jul 2013, 08:10
I suddenly realized these new portraits remind me of Gabriel Knight (first).
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 25 Jul 2013, 19:00
Some some more portraits in. Here's Joey and Rosa wearing her coat. We've also low-rezzed the fonts due to overwhelming request!

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot13.png)
Joey is not very hospitable to the outer burroughs.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot14.png)
Rosa leaves no snowman unturned.

(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-shot15.png)
Joey remains perplexed by modern technology.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: jwalt on 25 Jul 2013, 21:28
Wonderful stuff, Mr. Gilbert! Can't wait. On the downside, I'm afraid, the Gary Cooper'esque Joey is the Joey I see in my mind's eye. I think he could take the Joey is these shots.   ;-)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Armageddon on 25 Jul 2013, 23:33
I'm curious, did you import everything at 2x before to get the clear high-res font? Because Joey is floating between pixels in the third shot.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - character portraits revealed!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 30 Jul 2013, 21:32
Rosa's horribly awkward grin is often the best thing about making a Blackwell game.
(http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/boe/epi/BE-grin.png)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 03 Oct 2013, 17:17
Since the beans was spilled in a recent interview (and on this forum!) I figured it would be a good time to announce on this thread that Blackwell Epiphany is going to be the final Blackwell game. My reasons are many, but they all boil down to "It is just time." Suffice to say, we are putting all our effort into making this installment the best installment yet and giving it the sendoff it deserves.

More info soon!

-Dave
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: JoshuaSmyth on 04 Oct 2013, 22:05
Those backgrounds and portraits look gorgeous.

Can't wait to play the finale.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Igor Hardy on 05 Oct 2013, 12:43
I hoped for least one more episode about Lauren. :) But good to see the conclusion is being prepared and due to appear for certain. Always hate when a series stops or is canceled before it reaches a proper climax.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: blueskirt on 07 Oct 2013, 19:25
I've got a quick question, why did you decide to make that episode the last one? I recall in the early days of the series you said you'd never stop making Blackwell titles if you could help it, but in a recent interview, I think you once expressed regrets for not having given enough thought about where you wanted the series to go early on, or for not having a grand plan for the series before you wrote Blackwell Legacy. Is it because you feel the series reached its natural conclusion that you are closing the series? Or is it because this lack of planning early on was nagging you and you've got in your sleeve something better, more planned, more laid out and more fun to write once Epiphany will be out?

I ask because, well, you could have wrote that grand finale and not made Blackwell games for a very long time, until you suddenly got a urge to tell another tale, prequel, sequel or interquel, starring Rosa or Lauren... and all would have been fine. That announcement that it's going to be the last one makes it sounds like you don't wanna revisit that world once Epiphany will be out.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 07 Oct 2013, 19:36
In the early days I optimistically thought I could make a new game every 4 months or so. :) That proved not to be the case. I did have a story arc in mind, and I could theoretically stretch it out as long as I wanted to ( a "spook of the week" serial, as it were), but I could see the series getting old and tired before too much long longer. Plus with the long (long!) waits between installments, I can imagine the fans' patience wearing out long before the series does.

As I said, it's just time. Rather than stretch it out and dilute it over several installments, I'm going all in - putting everything into one big game and going out with a bang. Or at least, I hope so.

Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Technocrat on 17 Oct 2013, 10:42
I know that feeling exactly!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 18 Oct 2013, 14:25
First Rosa recording session yesterday! My new recording room is a tad echoey, so until it's fully soundproofed, we gerryrigged a temporary solution:

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/TowelFriday.jpg)

Towels can solve anything!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Calin Leafshade on 18 Oct 2013, 15:02
Try hanging a thick duvet a metre or so *behind* the actress.

A thin towel will likely absorb too much of the high end making the whole thing sound "boxy".

2 pence from a former sound tech. :D

EDIT:

Also, if thats a reflexion filter or something similar thats not a pop shield, it goes *behind* the microphone.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 18 Oct 2013, 16:50
That's a pop shield. I've ordered a reflexion filter as well!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Calin Leafshade on 18 Oct 2013, 17:01
Reflexion filters are awesome!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: festilligambe on 18 Oct 2013, 20:53
Towels can solve anything!

Reminds me of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 25 Oct 2013, 02:18
Been doing nothing but recording, editing, and importing VO for the last two weeks. Here are some samples!

Rosa and Joey (http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/nypd.mp3)

Rosa and Durkin (http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/getya.mp3)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Grundislav on 25 Oct 2013, 18:43
Man, that Durkin sure has a sexy voice :P
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Snarky on 28 Oct 2013, 19:24
Hey, congrats to Ben on getting a full-time AGS job! And congrats to Dave and Janet on getting a full-time employee!

I have decided to take this as a sign that the next WEG game after Blackwell Epiphany will be an unprecedentedly ambitious and awesome affair. Not that BE won't be as well. It's just that, much as I like the Blackwell games, I'm really looking forward to seeing what else you can do.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: ThreeOhFour on 29 Oct 2013, 05:43
Thanks, Snarky! It feels like I've finally reached a place I've been trying to be for some years. Looking forward to giving the Blackwell series the farewell it deserves and seeing what's next! :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 29 Oct 2013, 16:08
Hey, congrats to Ben on getting a full-time AGS job! And congrats to Dave and Janet on getting a full-time employee!

I have decided to take this as a sign that the next WEG game after Blackwell Epiphany will be an unprecedentedly ambitious and awesome affair. Not that BE won't be as well. It's just that, much as I like the Blackwell games, I'm really looking forward to seeing what else you can do.

Thanks Snarky! There are a few other projects lined up after Epiphany (which WEG is publishing/assisting with and Ben is doing the art for), but I have given a LOT of thought to our next internal game. I've always wanted to do something more ambitious and now we can. :D
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany (final Blackwell game)
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 26 Nov 2013, 22:47
So Ben's been hard at work making art, and I've been hard at work implementing it all:

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/BE-michael.png)

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/BE-hospital.png)

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/BE_selfie.png)

Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - new screenshots
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 15 Jan 2014, 18:27
Starting to see the light at the end of the development tunnel! I just did my first playthrough that contains all the major elements. It's almost done aside from a few graphical elements and the VO.

Speaking of VO, here are some small samples:

Rosa's past catches up with her (http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/BE-cory.mp3)
Sam Durkin is back (http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/getya.mp3)
Rosa does Joey proud (http://www.rosablackwell.com/junkpile/nypd.mp3)

Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - VO Samples!
Post by: DrewCCU on 25 Jan 2014, 22:48
I played the first 4 games and I am super excited for this one!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - TEASER TRAILER!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 12 Feb 2014, 19:07
So we officially announced the game today! The game is set to launch in April. In the meantime, here is a teaser trailer:

[embed=720,405]http://youtu.be/6ZLCmUiC7SQ[/embed]
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - TEASER TRAILER!
Post by: Slasher on 12 Feb 2014, 20:12
Loved the trailer... Great stuff (nod)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - TEASER TRAILER!
Post by: kconan on 13 Feb 2014, 15:41
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2014/02/13/the-blackwell-epiphany-will-be-the-last-in-the-series/

A nice little write-up on Rock, Paper, Shotgun.

Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - TEASER TRAILER!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 13 Feb 2014, 18:42
I saw! I didn't even know John Walker was a fan. :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - TEASER TRAILER!
Post by: SSBFreak on 25 Feb 2014, 15:22
I've always thought that the Blackwell games were real professional a well-made, and one of the true throwbacks to the adventure games of old. Definitely looking forward to this one!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 08 Mar 2014, 13:25
Just got the finalized poster image finished:

(http://www.rosablackwell.com/BE-poster-sm.png)

(by Karen Petrasko (http://www.karenpetrasko.com)).
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: GarageGothic on 08 Mar 2014, 13:31
Wow, great artwork. Looking so much forward to this one. The snowy NYC in the video seems so atmospheric. Hope we'll find out what killed Joey.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: Armageddon on 08 Mar 2014, 17:04
Very cool cover. I wonder what they're looking at.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: Ghost on 09 Mar 2014, 00:38
Wonderful artwork, really. I like that "look into the unknown" feeling... very fitting when this really is the last* game in the series.

__
*
Come on, Dave, talk to me. It CAN'T be true! The internet must be lying to me! Right?
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: Tabata on 09 Mar 2014, 09:36
WOW!
This cover  is a very impressive work - moody, well done and interesting to watch!

           (http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/userpics/12962/bravo.gif)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: danbuddle on 10 Mar 2014, 07:19
Sold! Looks amazing. Beautiful artwork.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: Andail on 10 Mar 2014, 15:07
Looking good, Dave, couldn't have done it better myself ;-D
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Poster art
Post by: Dualnames on 11 Mar 2014, 00:23
Can't wait to have a go at this.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 14 Mar 2014, 20:58
Blackwell Epiphany has hit the pre-order stage! (http://www.rosablackwell.com/preorder) It's launching on April 24th for $14.99, but if you buy it early you get a bunch of extra stuff!

To celebrate, here's a new launch trailer:

[embed=720,405]http://youtu.be/WAK_CcCDE84[/embed]
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: visionmind on 14 Mar 2014, 22:02
Awesome.

Money, meet mouth.

Preordered.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Gribbler on 14 Mar 2014, 22:20
Will it be available from GOG at some point? I buy my games there.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Anian on 15 Mar 2014, 00:54
Might I ask a weird question - how long is the soundtrack? (if this takes a long time to find out, feel free to ignore the question)
And, with preorder, we get a Steam key and an option of a DRM free download?
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 15 Mar 2014, 01:47
Might I ask a weird question - how long is the soundtrack? (if this takes a long time to find out, feel free to ignore the question)
And, with preorder, we get a Steam key and an option of a DRM free download?

I'm not sure about the length. I'll have to look at the files. As for the preorder, yep you get a DRM free download and a steam key.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Ghost on 15 Mar 2014, 02:30
Time for my piggy bank to meet Mr. Hammer.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: GarageGothic on 15 Mar 2014, 08:53
That was the quickest preorder I ever made. Great exclusives, looking forward to it.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Anian on 15 Mar 2014, 09:38
I'm not sure about the length. I'll have to look at the files. As for the preorder, yep you get a DRM free download and a steam key.
Ah, cool. I'm probably gonna activate it on Steam, but still thanks.
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Mister L on 15 Mar 2014, 11:56
I just placed my pre-order!
Is this really the final episode? I played all the other parts of the series, they are awsome! A must buy! :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 19 Mar 2014, 16:41
I just placed my pre-order!
Is this really the final episode? I played all the other parts of the series, they are awsome! A must buy! :)

Excellent! :D
And yes, sadly it is the final game in the Blackwell series. There are lots of reasons, but they pretty much boil down to "it's just time." But since it IS the last one, we are throwing everything we've got into it. I hope the results are worth it!
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Marygold on 20 Mar 2014, 09:31
I've been waiting for this one for a very long time.  And I'm not sure how many times I have watched these trailer or found myself just staring that magnificient "poster art"... 

However, it also makes me a bit sad to think it's goint to be the last one. But all good things come to and end :)
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - In pre-order now!
Post by: Thepeacefullman on 04 Apr 2014, 20:43
It's interesting that when I watched people play the first game I didn't feel sorry for Joey at all. And now I feel sorry for him. 
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Demo now available!
Post by: Dave Gilbert on 08 Apr 2014, 22:26
Hi all,

If you've been looking to try before you buy, we now HAVE A FREE DEMO AVAILABLE! (http://www.rosablackwell.com/demo)

-Dave
Title: Re: Blackwell Epiphany - Demo now available!
Post by: festilligambe on 16 Apr 2014, 23:26
I loved the easter eggs in the search engine of the phone, so far I've found 6.