Back in December we saw a trailer for developer Big Bad Wolf’s The Council, an episodic narrative game in which your choices and skill development affect how the story plays out.
You play as a member of a secret society in the late 1700s, who’s invited to a private island alongside other guests like George Washington and Napoleon Bonaparte. While there you’ll engage in conversations and improve the skills you feel will be most useful to you—both helping determine how the story unfolds. There is no game over scenario here; no matter what happens due to the things you do and say, the results are permanent and the story will move forward.
The first episode of The Council, titled “The Mad Ones,” arrives today and a launch trailer has been released. You can read more about the game and watch the trailer along with a recently released video below.
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