A branching folktale misadventure about a trio of large, bearded fishermen. Shape a custom tale that begins again where it ends, through waters where lurk creatures from Scandinavian folklore.
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Mostly Positive (186) - 73% of the 186 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 29, 2016
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Buy Burly Men at Sea Maestro Beard Edition

Includes 2 items: Burly Men at Sea, Burly Men at Sea - Original Soundtrack

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Includes 5 items: Chronology, Planet of the Eyes, Burly Men at Sea, Interfectorem, Keep in Mind: Remastered

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Reviews

“It’s a tiny-but-then-not-tiny, lovely thing with so much character and a wonderful sense of adventure.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“Artful interplay of visual minimalism, waggish writing and hilarious but also haunting sound effects generated by gorgeous a cappella voices.”
5/5 – TIME

“The closest thing I’ve played to an interactive fairy-tale.”
The Telegraph

About This Game

Burly Men at Sea is a folktale about a trio of large, bearded fishermen who step away from the ordinary to seek adventure.

With gameplay halfway between a visual novel and a point-and-click adventure, the branching story carries its ungainly heroes into waters where lurk creatures from Scandinavian folklore and other misadventures. You play as storyteller and wayfinder, shaping a custom tale that begins again where it ends.

FEATURES


  • Branching Story: Play through multiple choice-driven adventures, each designed to be completed in a single sitting.
  • Innovative Controls: Shape the narrative through a unique, draggable viewport and your interactions within it.
  • Playful Aesthetic: Colorful art style with handcrafted animation, set to a whimsical original soundtrack inspired by folk music of the far north.

ABOUT THE DEVELOPER


Burly Men at Sea is the second game from married duo Brain&Brain, developed during their own adventures as nomads and erstwhile farmhands.

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7 SP1+
    • Processor: SSE2 instruction set support
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 275 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 10.12+
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 275 MB available space
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