When small-time Raider Scavenger Lana Brice meets her mysterious client, her life takes a wrong turn in the worst way possible. Cardinal Cross cannot be stopped… But will Lana emerge as hero or villain?
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Positive (36) - 94% of the 36 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 21, 2018

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“My games are always developed in conversation with the people who play them.
The players make my games what they are and Steam Early Access allows me to hear feedback from even more of you.
I can't wait to hear what you think. I'm looking forward to seeing how your ideas and opinions could help me improve my project.
By supporting this Early Access release you will play a major role in helping complete Cardinal Cross.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game is nearly complete, so I believe the full version should be ready in roughly 4 months.
The more feedback I receive now, the sooner I can take it over the finish line.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Once the full 12-chapter version is completed it will incorporate multiple endings, with outcomes depending on the player’s previous choices.
Some choices favour order, some favour chaos and you won’t know which is which until you make your choice. So the scope for repeat play is wide. There will also be more codex entries and collectibles.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access version has more than 50 side characters, over 60 backgrounds and more than 60 CGs, all across seven fully-completed chapters.
All in all it should take the player around 5–6 hours to finish, depending on reading speed.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The full version will sell at a higher price. But those who support this Early Access release will receive a free upgrade to the full version.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“I'll be looking to establish a dialogue with the Early Access supporters via Steam community forum as well as other social media channels like Twitter and Facebook.
I'll be providing regular updates and listening out for your thoughts and ideas!”
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April 18

Weekly info 18.04.2018

Hi everyone,

Almost one month since the early access release.
Thank you so so much for all your suggestions and bug reports!

I finally finished Chapter 10 revision this week and started chapter 11.
It took a bit longer than usual, because I added some extra scenes to Chapter 10's ending.
Which is why I couldn't start the placement in the game, but I think they were very much needed.

This week, I will start working on the placement and programming of the next chapters.
So next Wednesday, I'll be able to show you some new screenshots! :)

I'm also planning a small update next week to add a save option at the end of chapter 7(the end of early access) as suggested.

As always, please let me know your suggestions and feedback.

See you next week!

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April 11

Update 11.04.2018

Hey everyone!

We have a very small update this week.
As promised I added the entry font size slider to the codex and a previous choices hide/show option to the settings menu.

This week, I finally finished Chapter 10.
It was really intense, I am so excited about this chapter especially!
Can't wait to see it in the game.

If everything goes right, I'll be revising chapter 10 for the rest of this week, and will start adding Chapter 9 to the game.

(And if I get a little free time, I can start working on Chapter 11 in the script.)

As always, I'll be waiting for your feedback. =)

See you next week!

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About This Game

- Story -

We are Raiders
Divided, autonomous, uninvited
Misery is our neighbor
Pain, our kin

When small-time Raider Scavenger Lana Brice meets her mysterious client, she has a sudden realisation: her life just took a very wrong turn in the worst way possible.

A storm is brewing...

Being forced to join a stranger's fight raises a mess of complex feelings in Lana. Generations of oppression and injustice, the bittersweet bonds of family and the pull of ethics: it’s a brooding volcano that threatens to erupt.

Cardinal Cross cannot be stopped...

But will Lana’s careless adventure spark a Galactic disaster?

Will she be hailed as a hero or reviled as an anarchist?

- Features -

  • 80+ backgrounds.
  • 50+ Side Characters.
  • 70+ CGs.
  • 3 different personality choices for Lana.
  • Multiple endings.
  • Original Theme Song.
  • 2 male and 1 female romance option.
  • Built-in Encyclopedia.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP+
    • Processor: 1Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX or OpenGL compatible card
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OS 10.4
    • Processor: 1Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Processor: 1Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
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