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Get Your Harpoons Ready: In Nantucket, Moby Dick is Back

Get Your Harpoons Ready: In Nantucket, Moby Dick is Back

Get Your Harpoons Ready: In Nantucket, Moby Dick is Back

If you’ve ever wanted to play Ishmael, now’s your chance


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To paraphase Melville: Call you Ishmael.

Nantucket is a seafaring game set in the first half of the 19th century, during the golden age of American whaling. The story starts a few years after the disaster of the Pequod in which Captain Ahab and his crew lost their lives to Moby Dick.

In Nantucket, you’ll play Ishmael. You’ll be thrust into his tortured existence as he attempts to come to grips with being the only survivor of the wreck of the Pequod and the wrath of Ahab.

You’ll discover that facing the White Whale again will be the only way you’ll find redemption.

Nantucket is indie developer Picaresque Studio’s first effort. It will be released in 2015 on PC.

Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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