Cyberpunkdreams, as is the regulation for cyberpunk video games, is set in a biggo futuristic metropolis. Ah, however the metropolis in query? No no, not future London. Not New York, or anyplace in California. Welcome to the cyberpunk midwest, everybody. This free, text-based RPG is set within the 2090s border metropolis of Cincinnati. That’s in Ohio, which is the center of the United States, which you will be forgiven for not figuring out when you do not dwell two hours away from it. As of 2090, it is one of many hottest locations to be, the largest border metropolis between the long run states and the badlands, and the place the place you will make or break it.
“Enter a dwelling, rising world, with new tales and different content material every month, plus common restricted time occasions,” say the builders Late Night Games. “You’ll at all times discover new surprises ready for you in Cinci’s darkish and soiled alleys.” You can catch the temper of future Cinci within the narrated launch trailer right here.
It is text-based, lest you overlook whereas watching that trailer, in a manner that appears to have shades of one thing like Failbetter’s browser sport Fallen London.
Cyberpunkdreams places you within the footwear of a wanderer who’s arrived at Cinci’s gates with no recollections and a weapon. That there is a good and traditional RPG setup, for positive. “There are a large number of the way to remedy every drawback you’ll encounter—what you select impacts not solely your probabilities of making it out alive, but additionally how your character grows and experiences the world,” the builders say.
To really make your manner via the town and via time, you’ve got obtained a financial institution of 40 actions to use. You’ll earn one new motion level each ten minutes however pays for extra actions with actual money as properly. Pursuing completely different storylines entails utilizing these actions to draw from a deck of eventualities all through the town.
It’s arduous to flip down giving a free sport a attempt, however when you’re eager to have a look earlier than you obtain, the builders are internet hosting each day livestreams on YouTube and Twitch via May nineteenth.
You can discover Cyberpunkdreams over on Steam the place it is free to play.