Welcome to The Next World – a strategic visual novel by Illuminated Games, telling the story of a crashed colony ship and its ragged group of survivors, trying to make a new life on the wrong planet.
TNW is a visual novel/strategy hybrid in the vein of The Banner Saga, King of Dragon Pass and Oregon Trail, with an emphasis on planning and decision-making over combat. Keep as many colonists alive as possible by making the tough decisions which will determine how your adventure unfolds. Build colony structures, salvage wreckage, resolve problems with multiple branching outcomes, and manage your colony’s dwindling supplies; all while playing through an intense story of political intrigue, sabotage, desperation and survival, by writer Ryan A. Span (FRONTIERS, Mount&Blade, Euclidean).
Robust strategy system – manage your colony on a hostile world & keep your people alive
Fully hand-drawn art in retro-industrial sci-fi style
Two different protagonists to choose from, each with their own quirks and methods
Colourful and memorable cast of NPCs
Dozens of events to help you or challenge you
Hundreds of decisions to make, each with its own consequences
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
OS: Windows XP
Processor: 1 Ghz
Memory: 512 MB RAM
Graphics: DirectX or OpenGL compatible card
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 350 MB available space