The first chapter in the tree part The Journey Down saga, a classic point-and-click series with an Afro-Caribbean twist. Get ready to embark on an epic journey of laughs and brain-teasing adventure!
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Veröffentlichung: 9. Jan. 2013
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23. November

TJD3 development pics

There's another fresh new bunch of pics from the development of TJD3 up in the artwork section. Please check 'em out and give us your thoughts!

Also, in other news. We've finally got an office again! Check out my little writeup about how awesome that is, over here.

So how’s overall progress coming along? Well the TJD3 design (puzzle and story) is solidifying by the day and I’m totally in love with it. We’re still at the bloating-phase though so the game is ballooning daily. Some day now we’re gonna have to bring in the reality-hammer and distill it down into something doable, but right now we’re just focusing on making the design as bombastic as possible. We had a similar approach to TJD2 and we’re real happy with how that came out, so odds are it will work this time around as well. :)

Thanks for checking in!

/theo

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2. November

Concept art for Chapter Three revealed

Hey guys!

I just uploaded some location concept art for TJD3 here on Steam, in TJD1's artwork section. Please check it out and give us your thoughts! Remember that these are works in progress and that these locations may not even wind up being a part of the game.

Development of TJD3 is moving along real nicely, if you wanna follow our progress, check out www.skygoblin.com and our twitters:

@theowaern
@henrik_englund
@mathias_json

Stay rad! :)

/theo

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Reviews

"Inventory puzzles, minor theft, and mischief will make any adventure game fan feel right at home, while the use of macabre masks and black African themes and characters make it feel fresh."
8/10 – Destructoid

"A short but vibrant indie adventure that far exceeds the quality of many full-blown retail games."
4/5 – Adventure Gamers

"All in all, The Journey Down is a fine bit of point and clickery, with a good script, solid puzzles and a fantastic sense of style."
87% – The Indie Game Magazine

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Über dieses Spiel

In einer düsteren Ecke der Kingsport Bay, am Stadtrand von St Armando, bemühen sich Bwana und dessen zuverlässiger Gefährte Kito darum an ihrer heruntergekommenen Tankstelle ein Auskommen zu finden. Kaum ahnen sie, dass ihnen bevor steht, in ein packendes Abenteuer geworfen zu werden, welches sie weit weg von der Sicherheit ihres Zuhause führen wird, hinein in eine verzwickte Geschichte von Verhängnis und Gefahr.

Im ersten Kapitel von The Journey Down führt die Suche nach einem verlorenen Tagebuch zu vergessenen Geheimnissen des geheimnisvollen Unterlandes. Folgen Sie Bwana und Kito, während sie auf ihrem Weg Rätsel lösen und beginnen, das wahre Schicksal ihres lange verschollenen Vaters, Captain Kaonandodo, aufzudecken.

The Journey Down ist eine klassische Point&Click-Erzählung mit einer afrikanischen Wendung... Machen Sie sich bereit, zu einer epischen Reise voller Humor und kniffliger Abenteuer aufzubrechen!

Systemvoraussetzungen

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP SP 2+, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:1.8 GHz CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Direct X 9.0c compatible video card
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows XP SP 2+, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:1.8 GHz CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Direct X 9.0c compatible video card
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS:Snow Leopard, Lion
    • Processor:1.8 GHz CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 1.4+ compatible video card
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Snow Leopard, Lion
    • Processor:1.8 GHz CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 1.4+ compatible video card
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS:Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor:1.8 GHz CPU
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 1.4+ compatible video card
    • Hard Drive:1 GB HD space
Hilfreiche Kundenreviews
4 von 4 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
5.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. November
I had much fun with this game! I like the humour and art style even if the soulless black eyes creep me out bit. Game is maybe too expensive comparing to how short it is. If second one is as short then I will wait until it is in sale before buying. I look forward to see how story continues in that!
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
0.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. November
This is a clever and well executed point and click graphical adventure series.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CmcvLdttmM
The quality and finesse are up there with such classics as 'Monkey Island' and 'Grim Fandango'. The characters are lovable.... the puzzles are just right....the story is intriguing and has you hook from the start with it's African theme. To top it all off, the graphics and animations all add additional flavour to the experience. - Superb!
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2 von 3 Personen (67%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
0.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. November
reggae is a great thing like herpes
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3 von 5 Personen (60%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 28. Oktober
I'm not quite sure if I like this game or hate it. The puzzles are bleh, made me feel like I was playing a childrens game. The story is alright, but the characters are kind of uniquely-scary voodoo doll looking, Freaks me out. I like point and click games, but this one is so short to complete and leaves you in a -.- mood when done. For the price, I would say no, on sale I would say yes. Where is the maybe recommendation at ffs? For now, I will just say no and stick with The Walking Dead game.
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3 von 5 Personen (60%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
3.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. November
The Journey Down: Chapter One is a good looking, but terrible to play point and click adventure. The game's artstyle is appealing and all the backgrounds and characters are well done, but thats about all the praise this game will get. The story itself is bland and the delivery is atrocious, the "puzzles" are so easy and unchallenging a monkey could probably do it. Additionally some of the characters are extremely annoying as they try to play it off as funny (I am not even sure if this game has a target audience based on its subject matter). Now given the above I'd almost be willing to count this as a good feature, the game is also insanely short, you can clear it in literally a couple hours. I do not recommend this game to anyone, there are good point and click adventures out there that offer challenge or a good story, this has neither of the two essential elements.
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. November
great game
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0 von 1 Personen (0%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 5. November
well worth you time and money
pros

-easy interface
-fun story
-funny
-nice look

cons
-short
-can look odd at points

this game really suprised me and I will be buying part 2
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0 von 1 Personen (0%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
0.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 4. November
I understand that there is no accounting for taste, but I just don't enjoy the game. The style is very cool, but the dialogue and problem solving just didn't meet my standards which are, of course, personal and arbitrary.

At least this game was worth the money I paid. The content matches the price. It is worth a look, but I just... don't... like it....
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0.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Oktober
Was a really fun game, a little short, but fun. The characters are weird looking but if you take a look at the special features you'll see what inspired them, and the backgrounds and music for the game are very well done, Chapter One will definitely leave you hanging, and wanting to play more! The only complaint i really have is the transition from one place to another is a little slow, and one of the items was really overly difficult to spot, but this may not bother most people. All in all, not a bad little game for about $6, would definitley recommend it.
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5.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Oktober
Sweet little adventure game with some stunning visuals and quirky puzzles. The first episode is only a few hours long but I look forward to playing the next episodes.
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4.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 31. Oktober
Wow - on sale for 69 cents? Worth that in spades. I paid full boat last February. No complaints though.

Made me and the kids laugh. Good music. Sure wish it was more like "The Wold Amoung us" in that you pay once and get all the chapters as they come out.
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1.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 31. Oktober
Coll game !
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4.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. November
Got this game for free from the developer.

I gotta say this is an amazing point & click game, with a great story and an awesome soundtrack. I will definitely continue the storyline which is in Chapter 2.
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3.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. November
Short but fine, worth a couple of quid.

Very variable voice acting for sure, but the puzzles are generally okay and it's all fairly charming.

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6.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. November
As a woman I can say that game is really funny , puzzles are easy , music are great and relaxing , gameplay are good ... after all big recommendations :)
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0.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 2. November
Note: I have not yet finished this game. Review subject to change.

I was playing around with different amateur game engines a few years ago, and during that time, I tinkered with AGS for a few weeks before moving on to VXAce. An early demo of A Journey down was one of the games made on the engine that stood out to me as having the of potential to really shine. I'm happy to see that Sky Goblin has been making progress all this time, and I'm excited to see where the story goes.

Great atmosphere, and charming music. There is no denying that the game has potent mojo. Rough around the edges in that forgivable way that most indie games are. All in all solid point and click adventure. Recommended to fans of the genre.
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2.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 3. November
Very reminiscent of the point-and-click adventure games of my youth, complete with the usual dodgy humor of those sorts of games. It took me about 2 hours to work my way through the game without the help of a walkthrough. I bought this on a Steam sale for $0.69, but after playing through it, I think it would still be worth paying the full price for. I'll definitely be buying the second installment soon. I recommend it.
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3.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. Oktober
Really Good game.Has a Noire approach in Music and Gameplay elements.A point and click game,You will love it if u played games like The Walking Dead:S1 and S2.The charcters look really nice and funny Every character looks like voodoos.
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1.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. Oktober
Nice story line.
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2.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 7. November
Made me laugh quite a few times, a real successor to Grim Fandango, well worth the price 9/10
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