Fran Bow is a creepy adventure game that tells the story of Fran, a young girl struggling with a mental disorder and an unfair destiny.
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July 11

New game announced!

Hello dear friends!

It’s Isak and Natalia here :)

We are happy to announce our upcoming video game, a mysterious interactive story from a child’s perspective "Little Misfortune"

Little Misfortune is an interactive story, focused on exploration and characters, both sweet and dark, where your choices have consequences.

Starring Misfortune Ramirez Hernandez, an imaginative 8-year-old, who seeks the prize of Eternal Happiness, as a gift to her Mommy. Led by her new friend, Mr. Voice, they venture into the woods, where mysteries are unraveled and a little bit of bad luck unfolds.

It also shares the universe of Fran Bow!

The next deadline we have for you is November 2018. Then we will be sharing an in-game gameplay trailer and some more information about release and how the process of development is coming along.

We can’t wait for the day of release, which hopefully is early /middle 2019, and of course, we really are loving the process of making this game. We have laughed, cried and gotten so much stronger as a company while developing this game. We have been learning new techniques of communication and creation which allow us to understand way better our own reality, and that makes us better at being creatives!
We needed to make this announcement also because we need the emotional support, you guys! We are emotional beans :3

See you soon!

Love you,

Isak and Natalia.
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Reviews

“…imaginative, strange, unsettling, intelligent and charged with a rare and beautiful sense of hope.”
RockPaperShotgun

“Fran Bow makes you love its main character even as you hate her for dragging you to these gruesome places.”
IndieGames

“I often get feelings while playing this game that I haven’t experienced in quite some time.”
TruePCGaming

About This Game

Fran Bow is a creepy adventure game that tells the story of Fran, a young girl struggling with a mental disorder and an unfair destiny.
After witnessing the gruesome and mysterious loss of her parents, found dismembered at their home, Fran rushes into the woods, together with her only friend, Mr. Midnight, a black cat that Fran had previously received as a present from her parents.

In the forest, Fran goes into shock over the loss of her parents and when she recovers, she’s at Oswald Asylum, an oppressive mental institution for children, and Mr. Midnight is nowhere to be found.

After having a dream about her beloved cat, Fran decides to escape from the mental institution to find him and go back home to Aunt Grace, her only living relative.

Features

  • Story driven creepy psychological horror adventure game.
  • Unique and peculiar hand drawn 2D Art-Style and 2D animation.
  • Self administer medication to open the terrible hidden world that will help solve puzzles and find objects.
  • A big variety of puzzles designed with different levels of difficulty and specifically based on the story.
  • Three arcade inspired mini-games all with different art style to be part of the transitions in the story.
  • Interactive and occasionally playable pet cat, Mr Midnight.
  • 50+ interactive unique characters with unique personalities.
  • Original Soundtrack.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
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    Minimum:
    • OS: 7+
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260, ATI Radeon 4870 HD, or equivalent card with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.9.5 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4850, NVIDIA GeForce GT 120, or equivalent card with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260, ATI Radeon 4870 HD, or equivalent card with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 600 MB available space

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