Selfloss: A Captivating Indie Game Fusing Slavic and Icelandic Myths

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Selfloss: A Captivating Indie Game Fusing Slavic and Icelandic Myths

Game developer, Alex Goodwin has recently showcased some gameplay of their upcoming indie title, 'Selfloss'. This story-driven adventure game takes players on a journey through a fantasy world steeped in Slavic and Icelandic myths. With its innovative gameplay mechanics, stunning visuals, and immersive narrative, 'Selfloss' promises to be a captivating experience.

At the heart of 'Selfloss' lies the tale of a kind old man, driven by a deep desire to help those in need. Players assume the role of this compassionate protagonist as he embarks on an adventure spurred by the cry of an unknown animal. Armed with a magical staff, players must utilize its light to combat mythical creatures and aid those they encounter along the way.

The gameplay of 'Selfloss' offers a unique twist, allowing players to control both the character and his staff independently. The levitating magic staff generates spells, while the protagonist wields it strategically to overcome challenges. This dynamic combat system ensures thrilling encounters with mythical foes and rewards strategic thinking.

Players can navigate the world by foot or by boat. As they traverse the captivating landscapes, players will encounter Slavic and Icelandic myths, unravelling the rich tapestry of the game's lore. Within this world, a unique sea-worshipping culture awaits, complete with whale gods and awe-inspiring vistas reminiscent of the picturesque landscapes of Iceland.

One cannot overlook the artistic brilliance of 'Selfloss'. Drawing inspiration from postimpressionism, the game's art style breathes life into its fantastical setting. The vibrant colors, carefully selected based on Simultaneous Contrast theory, enhance the visual experience and create a truly mesmerizing atmosphere.

The game is set to be released in Q3 2023 and you can wishlist in on Steam here.

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