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April 21st, 2017, 12:30
In case you would like to torture and execute people in a game, you can consider Kickstarting The Executioner, a horror RPG about the monster inside you (virtually speaking).

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Grim routine of a medieval executioner

On the 18th of April the good people of Lesser Evil Games launched a Kickstarter for “The Executioner” – a rough and gory tale of Theodor Grim, a man with a rare talent of recognizing lies wherever he hears it. It’s a story of a man that inherited an ungrateful job as a Royal Executioner.

Do you like serious games that make you deal with the uncomfortable mature questions and decisions? The ones, that leave very little space for heroism? This is the kind of game the team is shaping “The Executioner” to become.

Gameplay consists of the three parts:
Torture chamber simulator. Use rich arsenal of tortures to get a confession. With a limited time left till victim’s execution you will need to be careful with the persuasion methods in order to keep the tortured in a proper shape for what comes.
Detective text quest. Delve through your victims’ crimes to justify your actions or seek for the true criminal if you believe the tortured is not the one.
Turn based combat. Many will stand on your way unwilling to share their filthy secrets. You will have Theodor Grim’s enormous strength and razor sharp perception by your side to fight those who dare to oppose the Royal Executioner.

The cornerstone of “The Executioner” is game’s psychological side. What are you willing to do to stay alive? How does a human perception change, affected by an everyday routine violence? What will become of a kingdom on a brink of revolution if the Royal Executioner refuses to do his dirty job?

If the Kickstarter campaign succeeds you will have a chance to find out rather soon – “The Executioner” is set to be released this autumn.
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April 21st, 2017, 12:31
Taking a part of Inquisitor's gameplay three steps further? An indie studio comprised of three women? This can get interesting.
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April 21st, 2017, 13:20
Superb idea, but the exectution of the executioner… Not ambitious enough for me.
It feels like Sea Dogs, a product with so much potential yet not enough courage to make it legendary.

This KS needs to be reworked with a much bigger goal set. It's planned as PC game so I can't really understand why they chose concept art style for the final product. Not saying I won't buy the game once released, but backing it on KS, just can't.
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April 21st, 2017, 16:21
Just… nope.
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April 21st, 2017, 18:19
I get the feeling this might be something like sorcery 1-4; more of a story book with choices. The art style is nice and I think it has potential.
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April 21st, 2017, 22:06
Thats exactly the kind of game mainstream publishers wont dare to sell. So ill support and back that one.
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April 22nd, 2017, 02:04
The scariest thing is those 3 women developers! They look like they are going to chop off my limbs and put me in a basket.

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AIM? Is that still a thing?
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April 22nd, 2017, 02:29
I didn't bother with Tyranny because of the evil premise. I surely won't bother with this one. Although I do like that shirt. I'd totally wear it.
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April 22nd, 2017, 06:01
Those are some grim-looking women. Seems like the perfect crew for this game. I think I'll back it -- for the reason Mortmal mentioned.
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Originally Posted by flabbyjack View Post
The scariest thing is those 3 women developers! They look like they are going to chop off my limbs and put me in a basket.
Notice the headmistress at the desk
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Those are some grim-looking women. Seems like the perfect crew for this game. I think I'll back it -- for the reason Mortmal mentioned.
Yeah me too. It does sound more like an interactive gamebook, but I'm ok with that. At least it sounds different…
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April 22nd, 2017, 19:07
Not for me at all.
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April 22nd, 2017, 23:24
Damn.. I do not know if I will really appreciate that one but we need games exploring different alleys. I returned to KS just for it.
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April 23rd, 2017, 00:37
Thats one grim kickstarter video… Can't say that I would be thrilled to try this weird game. An intresting idea most certainly, but maybe a bit too dark for my taste. Then again I hope they get enough funding since publishers certainly wouldn't dare to touch this kind of game concept. So Kickstarting is definitely a way to go.
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April 23rd, 2017, 02:43
Uh, hu, wonder what's in inventory.

But might just back this up. These sort of things never fail when done by Russians.
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April 23rd, 2017, 11:51
I might do the game some injustice, but to me it sounds like torture porn below a fig leaf of morality and self-discovery. Not really my cup of tea.
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April 23rd, 2017, 16:10
You gotta give them props for trying something new and original. The boldness of these three women is admirable in this age of boring blandness.
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April 23rd, 2017, 16:56
I like playing as an evil scumlord, but I don't get a fun vibe off this thing. Someone feel free to inform me if I'm incorrect.
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May 5th, 2017, 14:53
http://www.pcgamer.com/the-execution…e-and-killing/

A free demo—which runs takes about 30-45 mins to complete—can also be found in this direction.
http://executionergame.com/new-demo/
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