5th Anniversary MAGS winner and subsequently commercialised game by Dave Gilbert
Shivah: The seven days of Jewish mourning following the death of a close relative
Russell Stone works as a Jewish Rabbi at a poor synagogue in New York City. He is a devout man with a problem. Membership is way down and he lacks the funds to keep his synagogue open. Things are looking very bleak, and he has grown progressively more cynical and bitter with the passage of time.
Just as he is on the verge of packing it all in, he receives some interesting news. A former member of his congregation has died and left the rabbi a significant amount of money.
A blessing? Or the start of something far more sinister? Can Rabbi Stone just accept the money and move on? His conscience says no. Step into his shoes as he travels all over Manhattan in his attempt to uncover the truth.
Features rabbinical conversation methods, a unique method of fighting, an original score (around 10 musical tracks), and three different endings!
|AGS Awards for The Shivah|
|Preceded by||Best Dialogue
in the year 2006