Veronica Villensey is many things: a former actress, a wife to a wealthy husband, and now, her biggest role of all: a murderer. But, to be fair, the bastard deserved it. When Veronica pitches her dear husband Malcolm over the side of the cruise ship, she sets in motion events that she could neither have predicted nor evaded —...
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About The Game
JULY, 1935. A MURDER HAS BEEN COMMITTED aboard the SS Hook, eight hours out from New York.
Only one problem: you did it.
Can you get away with murder?
Blackmail a spy. Fall in love. Murder a rival. Cheat at cards. Drug a witness. Lie, befriend, betray, console, sneak, seduce, steal, borrow, pray, eavesdrop, kill...
There are clues, evidence, suspects, accusations, secrets and lies.
You’ll need all your cunning, coercion and charisma to ensure that someone else takes the fall.
DYNAMIC NARRATIVE CLOCKWORK
* Next-gen visual novel: go where you want, when you want, and say what you want
* Simulated story-world: other characters move and act independently, remember everything they see and hear, and everything you do
* Every minute counts: you have eight hours to escape justice. Time is always ticking!
* Who can you trust? Some characters are friendly, and some are out to get you. Who will you befriend? Who will you betray?
Built using the award-winning ink narrative engine, Overboard!'s narrative twists itself around every choice you make.
Play once for a thrill, or multiple times to uncover all the secrets and achieve an ideal ending.
One play-through lasts about 30 - 45 minutes, but achieving the perfect crime run will take a lot longer...
CAN YOU GET AWAY WITH MURDER?