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A shipwreck. Having lost all hope, two survivors cling to wreckage, trying to survive a few more minutes in the raging sea. Until another ship appears. Hoping for rescue, they are calling out, but nobody answers. They manage to go on board. Will this be their rescue? Or their grave?

Inspired by a true story, the player experiences a journey into the darkest abyss of the human soul until he cannot tell between truth and fiction anymore.

Features

  • Experience a dense atmosphere while walking around in a mysterious sailing ship which offers a huge and creepy game world to explore
  • Feel the horror in mind disturbing dream sequenzes which will haunt your dreams from now on
  • Decisions affect the characters’ relationship and the game’s outcome
  • Classic point-and-click controls
  • Hint functionality (but not too many!)
  • Creepy soundtrack

Story

In a dark night, a ship sinks in a thunderstorm. Two survivors are lost in the endless space of the merciless ocean, when gradually they perceive a dark, mysterious sailing vessel slowly emerging from the mist. Is it abandoned? Soon after they decide to go aboard and they get the feeling that this might have been the biggest mistake of their lives…

Inspired by a true story, the player experiences a journey to the deepest abyss of the human soul as she discovers the secrets of the ghost ship “Mary Celeste”, until finally she will not be able to distinguish the difference between reality and fiction anymore.

For this very special point-and-click adventure, famous adventure creators Deck13 chose an uncanny confined space as the setting, introducing a small selected number of characters and dark, abandoned rooms… or are they? The player will solve puzzles in order to open more and more rooms of the ship, to find out more about its position and course, and how they might get rescued, but stumbles upon the terrifying past of the ship and finally finds out why there are no traces of the crew to be found. She experiences visions that seem to take her back in time. In this dense atmosphere, all is revolving around one single, scary plot. But how it ends is entirely up to the player.

The year 1884. Anna, a reporter from New York, is on her way to the Old World when her ship suddenly hits something and sinks in the middle of the ocean. Together, with another passenger, Lex, she is able to climb aboard the unknown sailing ship. Soon after they arrive, they notice that something is wrong. The ship looks abandoned but they are not sure. Right from the beginning, Anna and Lex disagree on how to deal with the situation until finally they begin to fight. Lex is injured and needs help, and Anna sets off to explore the gloomy vessel on her own. When touching a mysterious object, she loses consciousness and has a terrifying vision in which she sees a small child imprisoned on the ship. Who is the child? What really happened on the ship? When Anna finally finds out, her world turns upside down…

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