The streets of 18th century Edinburgh disappear beneath the shadows of witch hunters looming in the streets. Among the townsfolk of Edinburgh, there is a young orphan called Katheryn.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (10) - 90% of the 10 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Positive (31) - 83% of the 31 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 7, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Child of Lothian is a student project, that has potential, but its still incomplete. There is room for refinement. To that end, we would like to iterate on player feedback, to make the best experience we can and early access is the best course of action to do so.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The product will approximately be in early access for 13 weeks.”

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

“We have planned to add / update the following content: NPC variations, NPC animations, Updated main character, Further set-dress Edinburgh, Update the texture quality, Improve the performance, Update the UI, Adding additional quests, Expanding the map, Polishing and balancing the detection and AI behaviors'.

All of this contributes to enriching the core experience through making the game feel more interactable and alive.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“At the time of release the Early Access version features:
  • Quest-based story progression.
  • Recreation of 18th century Edinburgh.
  • Open world-like environment.
  • Stealth mechanics.
  • NPC and environment interaction.

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

“Price will not change when we leave early access.”

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

“Our players are very important to us, we would like to listen to your feedback and ideas, so that we can improve the game. We hope to see you on the official Child of Lothian Discord server. Here we interact with your feedback, bug reports and answer questions. If you would like to help with the development of Child of Lothian, please share your feedback and ideas in our Discord, or on the Steam forums!”
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About This Game

The streets of 18th century Edinburgh disappear beneath the shadows of witch hunters looming in the streets. Hushed whispers appear in every corner and suspicious gazes of townspeople fall upon their neighbors, as friends become enemies. Among the townsfolk of Edinburgh, there is a young orphan called Katheryn. A helpful man, who she now regards as her new mentor, is teaching her crucial survival skills to evade the evil witch hunters and survive the streets of Edinburgh.

Key Features

Become Katheryn, a recently orphaned girl, who is accused of witch craft. Katheryn is learning how to use her sling and stealthily traverse in order to survive the streets of Edinburgh.
  • Find pebbles and use your sling to create distractions or destroy objects.
  • Evade the witch hunters by sneaking through the streets of Edinburgh and using the environment to your advantage.
  • Sharing is caring, any valuables people carry on them are not safe from your pickpocketing.
  • Scramble around the city to find loot or to get a better vantage point.

Explore the winding, damp streets of the old town on your journey to survive the witch hunts. The town is full of secrets and characters to meet and interact with. Every problem has its own set of solutions and completing errands for the town-folk leads to different outcomes. Make your own choices and live to see the consequences.
  • Explore a reimagining of 18th century Edinburgh.
  • A bustling, living city.

In an era of widespread fanaticism, witch hunters are roaming the city, searching everywhere for witches. These relentless zealots have accused, judged and executed your family. The witch hunters are onto you and will stop at nothing to hunt you down.
  • A menacing force with an iron grip on the city.
  • Don’t get caught!
  • Witch hunters will use evidence you leave behind to find you and chase you throughout the world.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Product contains mature topics, such as witch trials.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 x64
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ CPU 2.80GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX1050 TI 4GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 x64
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-11700K Processor (16M Cache, up to 5.00 GHz)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX1660 TI 6GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

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