Become Master of Spies, plant connections and agents in the underworld. Who will you join? Who may be betrayed? Decipher Letters, Solve Mysteries, Manage Businesses, Spy, Bribe, Abduct, Murder, Seduce in an experimental atmospheric hybrid of first-person & top-down espionage experience.
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Positive (23) - 95% of the 23 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 13, 2020
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This game's niche audience and experimental nature requires a lot of feedback, my goal is to keep improving it with more features and plot-related content that is mostly selected/driven by the community.
Waiting For The Raven is a fairly unique game, a mix between first-person quest-like game design and an RTS view management / strategy game.
It includes different features from different and somewhat unrelated genres, knowing which features are more appealing and which features are less is one of the key goals as-well.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“It is roughly estimated to be around 3 months. Since the game is already fairly complete, this time would be enough to resolve a fair amount of feedback-based development cycles. These cycles will hopefully result in a more entertaining and engaging game which focuses on what the players are really intrigued by.”

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

“The game currently includes two "Scenarios" / "Chapters" which cover 15-25 hours of gameplay.
The final result should include a third chapter, an "audience-selected" set of features to the base game (Relevant to all chapters) and an "audience-suggested" set of features which are based on either posted suggestions or feedback related issues.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

The Core Game System is complete, the economy, tech tree, puzzles, decyphering and the many different ways in which you may deal with your opponents / tasks.

"The Oracles Of The Night" Scenario in which you play as Julianna, an acolyte in a secret order which deals in espionage. It is fully developed, voiced and polished. It features most of the base game mechanics.

"The Constabulary" Scenario, in which you play the constabulary and experience a different type of gameplay as-well-as a unique story and new mechanics which do not appear in the first scenario.”

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

“The ideal and estimated assumption is that the feedback will be positive and the added amount of features will highly improve on the current version of the game. As long as this estimation proves correct there will be a slight increase in price as the game releases.”

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

“The feedback collection is aimed to be focused and more condensed, therefore two primary tools would be used, first, Community Hub so there would be only one place (Besides store page reviews) in which you may post and discuss feedback / suggestions. The second tool would be surveys and forms that would provide statistics on which feature is prioritized and which feature is less.”
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About This Game

Become Master of Spies, plant your connections, associates and agents in the underworld and slowly take control over the city.

Dispose of your opponents in many clever ways.

Bathe in treachery, choose who to join and who to betray.

Negotiate and manipulate different characters through fully voiced letters.

Immerse yourself in a unique and chilling atmosphere of mystery.

Decrypt & Decipher Secret Letters.

Solve Puzzles.

Uncover Mysteries.

Survive, by keeping your enemies at bay, the constabulary confused and your own lackeys on a short leash.

Choose your very own path in this hybrid of first-person and top-down experience.

The many tools in your disposal include treachery, espionage, abduction, influence, murder, schemes, plots, bribes, seduction, even the law. Use and abuse them in any way you fancy.

Are you a cruel boss of the underworld? Leader of a cult? Greedy and witty businessman? Maybe a secretive spymaster which exists only in rumours of myth? The approach you take may dictate eventually how everyone sees you in this cold-hearted world of espionage and treachery.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Contains mild violence and very mild sexual references.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® D or AMD® Athlon™ 64 X2
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600XT or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (2.2 GHz) or AMD® Athlon™ 64 X2 (2.6 GHz) or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 240 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or better
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 10.11+
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600 Pro
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: macOS® 10.13 (latest version)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3 or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 5670 or better
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04+
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® D or AMD® Athlon™ 64 X2
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600XT or better
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04+
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (2.2 GHz) or AMD® Athlon™ 64 X2 (2.6 GHz) or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 240 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4850 or better
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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