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*** Maelstrom Obscura
« on: 04 Jul 2019, 19:43 »
Maelstrom Obscura is an exciting adventure game delving into the misty world of conspiracies, myths and legends. Talk to theorists, debunkers, locals, witnesses, agencies and the military. Gather information and discover for yourself if some conspiracies, myths or legends are true or false, or what you believe them to be.

Investigate such cases as Yeti sightings in the Tibetan Plateau, the Roswell 1947 UFO crash, are soldiers being cloned into cyborgs for war?, the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland, an Alien base at the Antarctic and the clandestine New World Order. Let Jed Turner be your guide...

Why are oil tankers sinking? Why are gold mines collapsing? Who took the key from the speedboat? Does the strange cube that Apache Chief Running Water gave you have special powers? What is the strange coin you acquired? Can you defeat a colossal squid? Ride on the back of an Orca, discover a shipwreck, navigate a speedboat passed dangerous rocks, drive a jeep, what is project Black Seed?, talk to a long lost race, can you get passed wild bobcats?, what lays in the caverns deep in Loch Ness? Explore a deserted, spooky castle, What lays within a giant hole in the Antarctic?

Six cases to crack to draw your own conclusions, depending on how your game progresses and your choices.

Multiple endings....

   * Investigate 6 cases in any order
   * Over 120 rooms
   * Over 60 characters fully voiced
   * Internal database to search for information about each case
   * Keep a record of notes using your Tablet...these are auto added and can also be added by you
   * Drive a speedboat and a jeep
   * Hours of game play
   * 1280 x 720 32-bit

Can you conclude all six cases?

This game is being made with the Adventure Game Studio (AGS) game engine (build 3.4.1.15).

 I have recruited a large team to work on this game.

Very soon we will be adding this game to Kickstarter in the hope of  crowdfunding.

Please support us in making Maelstrom Obscura a reality.

A trailer is planned to be released in the autumn of 2019.


Video Intro


Drunk Angus walking along Loch Ness


These showcase the legend of the Loch Ness monster in production...
Asking around in a local Scottish Inn

Can you get to use the speedboat to search for Nessie?

Preparing to dive into the dangerous Loch Ness

Trying to get into McGrew castle to investigate in the fog

Entering the castle... watch the floor does not give way!

Shopping at the Loch Shop


Please support us in making Maelstrom Obscura a reality.



« Last Edit: 03 Aug 2019, 10:14 by Slasher »

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Re: Maelstrom Obscura - Kickstarter
« Reply #1 on: 04 Jul 2019, 20:56 »
Really excited for this.    :cheesy:

When will the Kickstarter be live?

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Re: Maelstrom Obscura - New Screenshot
« Reply #2 on: 05 Jul 2019, 08:38 »
Really excited for this.    :cheesy:

When will the Kickstarter be live?

We are hoping for a late august date once the trailer has been made.

First post updated...
« Last Edit: 06 Jul 2019, 18:00 by Slasher »

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #3 on: 05 Jul 2019, 17:13 »
 (nod)
« Last Edit: 05 Jul 2019, 21:35 by Slasher »

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #4 on: 05 Jul 2019, 22:05 »
Love the Scottish Inn.    :grin:

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #5 on: 06 Jul 2019, 17:55 »
New production Screenshot of the Loch Shop....

« Last Edit: 06 Jul 2019, 20:38 by Slasher »

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #6 on: 09 Jul 2019, 09:03 »
Looking sweet! But I think you might want to tone down the brightness on the cobblestones in front of the Loch Shop. They are burning my eyes out.

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #7 on: 15 Jul 2019, 20:14 »
Looking sweet!
But I think you might want to tone down the brightness on the cobblestones in front of the Loch Shop. They are burning my eyes out.
Done  (nod)

« Last Edit: 16 Jul 2019, 08:24 by Slasher »

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura VIDEO
« Reply #8 on: 16 Jul 2019, 11:42 »

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #9 on: 17 Jul 2019, 11:03 »
Here you can see your notes about each case and you can even add your own notes ..

Mock background...


« Last Edit: 17 Jul 2019, 11:15 by Slasher »

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #10 on: 03 Aug 2019, 10:09 »
First Post updated

Drunk Angus walking along Loch Ness
« Last Edit: 03 Aug 2019, 10:15 by Slasher »

Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #11 on: 03 Aug 2019, 12:53 »
I love the idea of investigating the world of conspiracies and legends!
Nice and clean graphics too -- I would definitely get a pint at that inn.

Also, I really want to know how what looks like the legs from the statue of Augustus of Prima Porta ended in a Scottish castle. (laugh)

Best of luck with development!

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #12 on: 03 Aug 2019, 13:13 »
lorenzo:  The crumbled statue is actually Ancient Scotsman McGrew of McGrew castle.   (laugh)

Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #13 on: 03 Aug 2019, 14:15 »
Ancient feet, man. They all looked the same...  (laugh)

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #14 on: 11 Aug 2019, 19:11 »
A trailer for Maelstrom Obscura will soon be in production...

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #15 on: 22 Aug 2019, 16:13 »
I am pleased to say that I have another 12 interested parties who wish to join our team..

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #16 on: 03 Sep 2019, 20:13 »
Really excited for this.    :cheesy:

When will the Kickstarter be live?

We are hoping for a late august date once the trailer has been made.

First post updated...


So... any news when the Kickstarter will go live?   :cool:

BTW, please make it DRM-free, not steam-only. 

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #17 on: 04 Sep 2019, 07:00 »
Case 1: The Legend of the Loch Ness monster is now available to download....

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #18 on: 04 Sep 2019, 13:51 »
Yippeeee!   :grin:

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Re: *** Maelstrom Obscura
« Reply #19 on: 05 Sep 2019, 08:20 »
Moderator.. Please lock this thread.. Until later date.

Thank you