Echoes of the Fey: The Fox's Trail is a visual novel that blends the magic of high fantasy and the mystery of a classic detective story. Play as Sofya Rykov, a private investigator with a secret of her own—the power to turn into a cat—as she searches for the truth behind a missing Leshin soldier.
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Release Date: Jul 12, 2016

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February 6

Updates, Sale, and Free Prologue!

On February 7, Episode 0: The Immolation releases free here on Steam! Play through the backstory of Sofya's powers and her relationship with Heremon as it all unfolds. To honor its release, we've put Episode 1 on sale this week, and we're also patching it with a few updates!

Update changes:
- The game now fully supports Xbox Controller. The interface and prompts will change automatically depending on whether you're using mouse, keyboard, or controller
- The game HUD can now be completely hidden at all times (from Options menu)
- "Skip" function is now on the left Shift key. This is to ensure the controls match Episode 0, and to prevent anyone from skipping accidentally when pressing Ctrl+PrtScn



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Echoes of the Fey: The Fox's Trail is an English-language visual novel that mixes a high fantasy setting with the mysteries and conspiracies of pulp detective fiction. Play as Sofya Rykov, a private investigator with a secret of her own: unstable magic powers she uses to solve her cases. In "The Fox's Trail", Sofya is hired to track down a missing Leshin with connections to the Human resistance during the occupation. Investigate how you prefer, with over 100 choice points throughout the story. Some will improve your relationship with the characters. Others will provide you critical information. And some will change the fate of the people you will come to know.


  • Side-scrolling segments link important parts of the town and open up side quests
  • Multiple endings based on your gameplay and choices
  • Voice acted (partial with expression lines) and animated characters
  • 25+ song soundtrack inspired by the synth-fantasy meld of films such as Legend and The Neverending Story
  • The first episode in a series that will explore other mysteries


For the first time in almost thirty years, the land of Oraz is at peace. For three decades, the Humans and Leshin waged a brutal war over the right of Humans to power their cities and machines with magic. But the Leshin people have overthrown their theocratic leaders who pushed to extend the war and ushered in a new era of reconciliation and reconstruction.

This peace, however, is fragile and strained under the shared history of the two peoples. This is true nowhere more than the city of Vodotsk, a historically Human city that was occupied and ruled by the Leshin for years. Old grudges among the Humans have re-emerged. Leshin who lived there for years as rulers must decide whether to return beyond the Great Forest or stay as second-class citizens. And the wounds of the war threaten to re-open whenever the two peoples come into contact.

Echoes of the Fey is a series of detective stories set in the high fantasy world of Oraz starring Sofya Rykov, a Human private investigator with a dangerous secret: following a near-death experience in the war, she spontaneously developed the ability to use magic. She is joined by her Leshin partner, Heremon ir-Caldy, a doctor fascinated by Sofya’s magic but fearful it will soon come at the cost of her life. Together, Sofya and Heremon navigate the mysteries and tensions of Vodotsk, the city they intend to make both their hiding place and their home.

The Fox's Trail is the first episode of the series and concerns a missing Leshin, presumed dead during the war. Sofya and Heremon must explore Vodotsk and dig up a dark secret that threatens to shatter the fragile peace between their two peoples. The majority of the gameplay is traditional visual novel dialog trees, with dozens of choices that can affect the story and Sofya's ability to solve the mystery on her own. There is also a 2-D representation of the city to explore and side quests to discover more about the world, as well as deepen Sofya's relationships with the characters.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 1Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX or OpenGL compatible card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Minimum Resolution: 1280x720

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