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App description: True Legacy is a text-driven puzzle adventure game.

Investigate a politically sensitive murder in a dystopian, 21st century metropolis, riven by rampant economic and genetic inequality. Both your ethics, and puzzle solving skills will be tested in this sci-fi noir thriller.

Taking the role of investigator Claire Thornhill, players navigate the world of True Legacy via interactive text, immersive 3D scenes and forensic puzzle gameplay. The branching narrative pushes you to express your ethics in a harsh world transformed by unregulated technological advances.

Developed in partnership with Failbetter Games and the Wellcome Trust, True Legacy is a plausible glimpse into the future. Researched with the help of various UK universities and experts working at the cutting edge of robotics, AI, and genetics, the noir thriller plot presents the player with very realistic dilemmas around the ethics of labour market automation, population surveillance and genetic engineering.

Over 40,000 words of science fiction narrative by writer Dr Dejan Levi
Over 35 animated, layered illustrated scenes by french concept artist Ronan LeFur
Mini-puzzles, inspired by criminal forensics
Branching interactive story, with consequential decisions and multiple endings

Boardumb's comments:

02-08-2018, 12:09 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 539
This one looks good - any impressions?
02-08-2018, 12:24 PM
Yeah, I'm curious about this game as well. I remember reading about another game that was loosely associated with Failbetter, but apparently it wasn't this one... Anyways, I haven't picked it up yet and have really struggled to find any information about it at all. I can find lots of info about some old Law and Order episode titled True Legacy, though.
02-14-2018, 07:40 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 153
Anyone pick this up ?
02-18-2018, 11:58 PM
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 149
Wtf? A 5/10 review from pocketgamer. Smh.