July 8th, 2017

Scourge of the Mandate offers free text adventure goodness

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What? I needed a ship. Don’t look at me like that.

Perihelion are still after your money for The Mandate, with their Kickstarter halfway to its $500,000 goal with 25 days to go, and they’re offering more free goodies in the hopes of piquing your interest.

This time around, it’s a text adventure. Or… well, a multiple choice Choose Your Own Adventure. You take the role of Jameson Howth and help him on his way to becoming a pirate feared as the SCOURGE OF THE MANDATE. Which, incidentally, is the name of this little game.

The Mandate itself is a sci-fi tactical RPG which is very much about your ship and your crew, and it looks rather excellent. You can have a gander at the Kickstarter here, have a play of Scourge of the Mandate here, or have a look at some tech demos and character creation tools by wandering over to this story from a little while back.

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  • Tim McDonald

    Tim has been playing PC games for longer than he’s willing to admit. He’s written for a number of publications, but has been with PC Invasion – in all its various incarnations – for over a decade. When not writing things about games, Tim can occasionally be found speedrunning some really terrible ones, making people angry in Dota 2, or playing something obscure and random. He’s also weirdly proud of his status as (probably) the Isle of Man’s only professional games journalist.