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App description: Out There Chronicles is an interactive graphic novel based on the science fiction universe of Out There, the acclaimed, multi-award-winning space exploration game.

After a slumber of a million years, you wake up on America, a planet colonized by humans who fled planet Earth. In your quest to find your people, youll set off on a galactic adventure where youll meet a host of colorful characters and visit unimaginable locations.

Out There Chronicles is a unique adventure set several million years before Out There. Where do the Arks come from? What are the Cubes? Fans of the original game will find answers to some questions, but others will remain a mystery.
Youll also meet various alien races and get the opportunity to learn more about their people If you can master their language, of course.

In this universe that is so far from your own in distance and in time, a sharp mind and an instinct for survival are your only weapons. Friendships can be forged and ancient rivalries re-emerge through your encounters with almost-human and less-human races. Will you be able to distinguish friend from foe?
As in the original game, a single human is unable to face the forces of the universe alone. Achieve your goals by exercising diplomacy when needed, and seizing opportunities when they present themselves.

Written by FibreTigre, author of the original game, Out There Chronicles offers an epic story that will delight science fiction fans in search of new experiences.
Brilliantly illustrated by top French SF artist, Benjamin Carré, and equipped with a simple interface, Out There Chronicles will take you on a journey of adventure, even if youve never played a video game before.

Features
80 achievements
An interactive science fiction graphic novel written by FibreTigre (Out There)
A complex dialogue system: your choices can have consequences later in the adventure
Master the alien language and discover their cultures
Stunning, varied environments
Develop relationships with an array of complex characters
Revelations on the Out There universe
A simple, accessible interface
Magnificent illustrations by Benjamin Carré, the French master of science fiction
Captivating music composed by Siddhartha Barnhoorn (Antichamber, Out There)

killercow's comments:


07-07-2016, 02:23 AM
#2
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,188
I dont instabuy much anymore, but i cant pass up a decent sci fi gamebook... And if the other Out There game is any hint, this may be better than "decent."

Bought. Imps when i get back from driving the wife to work.

07-07-2016, 02:57 AM
#3
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07-07-2016, 03:17 AM
#4
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,574


This is more of a book than a game than the Inkle gamebooks. What out there chronicles does great is creating a fantastic world within minutes, it's super atmospheric. If you decide to be a total douche like me, you'll fail and have to play parts of the story again. It has checkpoints so that's not really a big deal.
07-07-2016, 04:19 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,188
Wow... Just wow. This book has a more comic-style narrative, but it doesnt waste time and immediately etches a world into your mind as you read, and the images shown on each scene helps a lot set the mood. The art style is fantastic. The comic-style is a heavy reminder of what the original Out There was. Im only about 30 minutes in, and im really impressed.

Im not one to talk about how well it is written, but i can say the pacing is really good, but that may just be on par with what im looking for in a comic-style gamebook.

So far, so good, that instabuying this proved itself to be a great idea.
07-07-2016, 04:33 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: France
Posts: 3,746
Quote:
Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
Wow... Just wow. This book has a more comic-style narrative, but it doesnt waste time and immediately etches a world into your mind as you read, and the images shown on each scene helps a lot set the mood. The art style is fantastic. The comic-style is a heavy reminder of what the original Out There was. Im only about 30 minutes in, and im really impressed.

Im not one to talk about how well it is written, but i can say the pacing is really good, but that may just be on par with what im looking for in a comic-style gamebook.

So far, so good, that instabuying this proved itself to be a great idea.

Given the amount of content added and the amazing experience that was Out There, I believe an instabuy is deserved here. Great to see that you like it

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07-07-2016, 08:04 AM
#7
Joined: Aug 2011
Posts: 895
I'm definitely not an instabuy person but based on the continued support from what the developer had given us with extensive support with major updates and not charging IAP which they easily could have done and many if not all would likely had bought this seems like a total no brainer! Thanks to the developers for truly committing to your original game and creating or expanding your universe for us to enjoy.

In not a fan of iap but know the reason why it is necessary and the way you've expanded the original game without was amazing!

Thanks again for what looks like an amazing "choose your own adventure" kind if book/game.
07-07-2016, 09:15 AM
#8
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 534
Interestingly enough, when I launched the app for the first time the language was defaulted to French!

Easy enough to fix but just a heads up in case it happens to someone else.
07-07-2016, 09:45 AM
#9
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 1,696
Quote:
Originally Posted by brerlappin View Post
Interestingly enough, when I launched the app for the first time the language was defaulted to French!

Easy enough to fix but just a heads up in case it happens to someone else.
Yeah it's a french game ! My native tongue !

After playing to the original game, definitively go buying this gem !

PS: I can read English so why don't you learn French ? no I'm joking, it's a hard language
07-07-2016, 09:52 AM
#10
So is it all talking heads and dialogue or is there any exploration, combat, etc?