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Tales - Tech Demo

by AprilSkies

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File size: 54 MB
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Graphics: 320x200, 32-bit color
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Release Date:
3 Apr 2014
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Short Game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium Length Game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full Length Game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
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This game has a demo to download, but the full game is not yet available.

About this game

An out of work layabout, Alfred Walsh, thinks he has found a cushy job as the custodian of a private library. He has no idea how wrong he could have been. When otherworldly forces intrude he is forced to abandon his career path: the casual dusting off of books between well-earned naps, and is thrust into a battle to save the very heart and soul of what makes humanity what it is. Languages: English - German - Italian - Czech FULL GAME has been released in November 14th 2016 - check it out here: http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/site/games/game/2106/
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Everything except music and soundFX
Text-editing, Play-Test, additional story content
English Localization
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Czech Localization
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German Version Proofreading
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This game's threads

AGS Games in Production thread

AGS Awards Wins

Won, Best Demo 2014

AGS Panel Review

"The Panel does not rate demos."

8 people commented on this game (newest first):

For the amount of hours put into game such development, graphics and ect..., it no wonder it got nominated as best demo 2014. You got to play to see why!
2015-03-05 06:46:06 by splat44
Great puzzles and graphics. Story is very intriguing, and after playing demo I really can't wait to play the rest of the game.
The demo of Tales introduces you to the concept of how the whole game will play and was a lot longer than I expected. What is more, from what I've heard from developer of the game, the full game will be a lot longer, which is shockingly great!
2014-08-30 21:47:29 by Ibispi
I really enjoyed the demo and I am really looking forward to playing the rest of the game.
2014-05-26 13:19:17 by Michael2968
This was really good. ApeMarina tunrs out some great stuff. I hope there will be a full game somewhere in the future.
2014-04-06 15:26:47 by tinkerer
What a beautiful game. Really HIGH quality. Immersive, great graphics, nice characters, attention to detail... I am really impressed and looking foerward to the full game! If this was on Kickstarter, i´d back it pronto!
2014-04-06 15:22:16 by tinkerer
age of the internet, we immerse ourselves in an old library and opens a world of stories in the stories, like a Chinese box. You need to try the game
2014-04-06 13:36:19 by Yol
Fantastic demo and interesting setting. Good puzzles so far. Really looking forward to seeing the rest of this game!
2014-04-04 20:23:52 by CaptainD
It was tons of fun and hard work (in that order) to help bring this gem within the reach of the English speaking community.

AprilSkies is a genius and deserves a government grant so he can start churning this quality of game out full-time!

2014-04-04 11:18:39 by Mandle
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