Described by developer Condradical as "Paper Mario + Undertale" on the game's Kickstarter page, The Outbound Ghost garnered some attention with its aesthetic and gameplay along with its premise: the residents of the town of Outbound all quite suddenly died. Many of them have lingering burdens that keep them from moving onto the...
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Conradical Games, the developer behind last year's Paper Mario-like The Outbound Ghost has countersued the game's publisher, Digerati, in an ongoing legal dispute regarding the game's launch. The 2.5D RPG was released in December 2022 to lukewarm reviews. Following a series of accusations made by the...
Update: Publisher releases official statement
Update [Sat 18th Feb, 2023 00:55 GMT]: Publisher Digerati has provided an official statement to Nintendo Life, here it is in full: It has come to our attention that Conrad Grindheim Borrell has recently posted a series of videos on Twitter containing several falsehoods about the ongoing dispute between...
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Update: "We hope that the need for legal interventions is short lived"
Update #2 [Mon 12th Dec, 2022 11:10 GMT]: After hearing from the lead developer of The Outbound Ghost last week, publisher Digerati has now responded with a full statement regarding the game's release, including legal action following lawsuit threats from Conradical Games. In a...
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Physical release closely follows
After having its physical release pushed back from the pre-set date of 25th November, we began to worry whether adorable looking RPG The Outbound Ghost would make it to Switch in 2022. Fortunately, an announcement from publisher Digerati and developer Conradical Games has warmed out spirits, as it confirmed that the...
Conradical Games' The Outbound Ghost has been haunting our thoughts ever since it was confirmed to be coming to Switch, and we might not have too long to wait. Merge Games has confirmed it's working on a physical release of the turn-based RPG, heavily inspired by Paper Mario, and we should be able to pick up a box of this ghostly...
With reflex-based combat and more
Cast your mind back to last year when we took a look at The Outbound Ghost, an adorable-looking game with Paper Mario-inspired visual, while it was still on Kickstarter. Fast-forward a year later, and the game is paying homage to the Nintendo RPG series in more ways than one. The game received a new trailer (which...
Good news for people who love flat things and ghosts: The Outbound Ghost, an indie Paper Mario-like adventure game, is now live on Kickstarter, where you can back it for any amount from One Swiss Franc (get yer name in the credits) to 2,775 Swiss Francs (about £2k or $3k) if you want to be a ghost writer (get it?) for the game...
The Outbound Ghost is an adventure RPG about helping ghosts ascend to the afterlife. The town of Outbound is, quite literally, a ghost town – a home to troubled spooks with unresolved earthly issues, condemning them to an eternity haunting their old *ahem* haunts.
Battle the past, gain new abilities, solve puzzles, and uncover the mysteries of Outbound to help its unliving residents find peace, freeing them from the shackles of their ghostly limbo.
Colourful characters: Meet a lovable cast of spooks along the way, each with their own story to unravel
Combat encounters: Unlock figments of your past personality, such as Regret, Comradery, and Jealousy and use them as party members in turn-based battles
Aspects system: Craft materials earned by winning combat encounters into ‘Aspects’, which can be equipped for various effects and stat boosts
A world in 2.5D: Adorable, paper-style characters inhabit a world with depth and detail to create a distinctly eye-catching visual style