Become a secret agent in the 1950s and observe your neighbours to find the communist spy!
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Jul 31, 2017
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October 10

The Red Stare wins TWO Dutch Game Awards!

The Dutch Game Awards 2017 happened last Friday, and The Red Stare won 2 out of 3 awards it was nominated for: 'Best Student Art Direction' and 'Best Student Game Design'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7qNP0L6HOM&feature=youtu.be





We are extremely excited and humbled to receive both of these awards for the game that we spent so much time on.

The Red Stare has been a foundational project for all of us. We learnt and developed our skills quite a lot by working on this game: it has definitely been one of the best, but certainly also one of the most challenging things many of us have worked on.

Obviously, there is much more that can be said about the The Red Stare, its future, us as a team, and how this will affect us-- but for now, we will be reflecting on what is arguably one of our proudest achievements so far!

Thanks from everyone at Play:D!




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September 17

The Red Stare nominated for 3 Dutch Game Awards!

#transmission established#


Greetings agents,

A few days ago, our radio operators intercepted secret messages originating from The Netherlands. After a few days of painstakingly decrypting these radio messages, we have deduced that The Red Stare has been nominated in 3 categories for the Dutch Game Awards this year!

The Dutch Game Awards is the annual celebration of the best games developed in The Netherlands.

The categories The Red Stare is nominated for are:
  • Best Student Game Design
  • Best Student Art Direction
  • Best Student Technical Achievement
Or in other words, it's nominated for all categories it was eligible for!

The awards ceremony will be held at a secret location somewhere in The Netherlands on October 6th of this year, and several members of our network will attempt to enter the complex with a low-profile.

The decrypted message also contains an odd character-set that we have been unable to decrypt so far, but we assume that it will yield more information regarding the event: http://dutchgameawards.nl/2017/alle-nominaties-voor-2017/ If someone is able to decrypt this, please let us know!

We'll keep you updated on the latest. Keep catching those communist spies, agents!

HQ Out

#transmission terminated#
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About This Game

The Time to Enlist Is Now!

In The Red Stare, you become a special agent in 1950s New York City on a stake out. The Reds have infiltrated the city, and you need to stop them before it's too late.
During your stake out you will be observing your neighbours' every move to find out who of them is the communist spy.

From within your apartment you'll be receiving information via your phone and fax machine, finding clues in case files, and taking pictures that you can fax to your handler - proving that your suspicions are right.

It's all about observation and deduction. You’ll have to use a number of different ways to identify people varying from appearances, items that can be found in their rooms, and rules only specific members of the communist ranks follow.

Good luck, agent! The nation depends on you.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows™ 7 SP1
    • Processor: Intel™ Core™ i5-4590 or AMD FX™ 8350, equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 980 or AMD R9 390X or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2000 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows™ 7 SP1, Windows™ 8.1 or later or Windows™ 10
    • Processor: Intel™ Core™ i5-4590 or AMD FX™ 8350, equivalent or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 2000 MB available space
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