For as much as 5 dollars on Steam you can buy Midvinter,new title coming fromSwedish developer Talecore Studio.The game is adventure and the studio describes it as a Monkey Island meets Over the Garden Wall, in a dark forest somewhere in Sweden. Cozy point and click adventure ia ahead of us.
You are a gnome on an abandoned farm. When you realize that humans have come to live there once more, you find yourself useful again – but also that you might have to work harder than ever to keep them safe from the dark creatures that lurk out in the forest. You might even have to call on some of the fair folks for help. Their aid, however, does not come without a price…
The game draws heavily from Swedish folk lore, with art inspired by artists such as John Bauer and Alvaro Tapia. It uses puzzles and riddles to tell its story, and there are several different ends to it. The player will also get to experience unique music and compelling voice over, as well as discover part of Sweden’s history, since the game takes place in the 19th century – a time where over a million people left the country to avoid starvation and build a new life for themselves.
This game was created by one person over 6 months, plus a composer who made the wonderful music. It fits anyone who would like to experience an atmospheric and cozy fairy-tale, that might remind you of the stories you heard as a child.