Factsheet

Developer:
Robotality
Based in Hamelin, Germany

Release date:
2017

Platforms:
Windows
Mac
Linux

Website:
pathway-game.com

Regular Price:

USD - TBA

Description

The year is 1936.

Ancient, bewildering artefacts are materializing on black markets around the world. Rumours of a new element, which German researchers allude to as Valkyrium-500, are spreading. Hushed voices speak of an elusive “Projekt Walhalla” - the meaning of which remains obscure. Meanwhile, agents of the Reich are reportedly conducting frantic excavations around the globe.

However, these puzzling artefacts also managed to draw the attention of wealthy private collectors. As the owner of Lankford & Co, a specialised business known for recovering unique items quickly and discreetly, you welcome this.

Your responsibility is to uncover the remains of a lost civilisation, before the Germans get to it. How exactly you go about this, is up to you and your thrown-together band of eccentric adventurers!


Pathway is Robotality's upcoming turn-based tactics adventure full of guns, traps and treasures. The game inherits the best parts of our previous title Halfway and mixes it with lots of new concepts. Set in a quirky 1930s pulp adventure scenario it will take the player on a procedural adventure around the globe.

Pathway is currently in pre-alpha. The game will be released on Windows, Mac and Linux in 2017.

History

Pathway has been in development since 2014 and is currently in early pre-alpha. Moving on from our last project, we spent a lot of time refining and testing core gameplay mechanics to improve on our previous experience making Halfway. Additionally, we've invested significant work in developing a custom hybrid voxel/pixel technology that allows a unique, immersive visual experience with dynamic lights and shadows. It's always been our goal to take the charm of the old classics and give it a modern twist. Pathway is our next step on this journey.

Features

  • FIGHT deep and demanding turn-based strategy battles.
  • GUIDE a cast of eccentric characters on a journey into the unknown.
  • EXPLORE lost temples, haunted tombs and Wehrmacht strongholds in ever-changing levels.
  • DISCOVER mysterious artefacts & powerful remnants of an ancient civilisation.
  • LISTEN to an original soundtrack by Gavin Harrison of Halfway fame.
  • IMMERSE yourself in a gorgeous 16-bit world built upon a novel pixel/voxel hybrid technology.

Videos

There are currently no trailers available for Pathway. Check back later for more or contact us for specific requests!


Images

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Announcement Blog Post
The blog-post through which the game was announced is available at robotality.com.


About Robotality

Boilerplate
Robotality is an independent game development studio which was founded in co-operation with Nia Schmidheiny at the beginning of 2013. Our headquarters are in Germany, however we work with people from all over the world.

More information
More information on Robotality, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Pathway Credits

Simon Bachmann
Art/Game Design

Stephan Naujoks
Game Design/Writing

Daniel Ludwig
Code/Game Design

Stefan Bachmann
Code/Game Design

Gavin Harrison
Music/Sfx

Midio
Art


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