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Sketch Tales Will Pencil You In for Early Access This Summer

Sketch Tales Will Pencil You In for Early Access This Summer

Sketch Tales Will Pencil You In for Early Access This Summer

An action/RPG sandbox from Ukrainian indie developer 8D Studio in which your drawings come to life


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As you may have deduced, here we have a game in which what you draw is what you play; where doodling is magic and imagination is a superpower.

In Sketch Tales, you’ll create weapons, creatures (with their own AI), buildings and what-have-you. See it all come alive before your eyes.

Drawing not your bag? No problem. Ready-made art is available in-game. Or, you may surprise yourself and get in touch with your art-power. Everyone has some, you know… 

Set in a black-and-white world — all colors have been stolen by a nasty villain — it’s your task to retrieve them and return them to the local folk. So arm yourself with imagination and get moving. You can even detour from your story-driven adventure to change the world according to your own fantasies.

You will have total freedom of action; if you don’t want to be a hero, be something else: a wanderer, creator, slaughterer, whatever. You’ll communicate and trade with NPCs and experience realistic physics. The game will support single-player and cross-platform multiplayer.

Do you think videogames aren’t art? Think again… (Sketch Tales = Minecraft + Microsoft Paint?? MineSoftCraft Paint!)

This game looks like a real hoot!  

Sketch Tales is slated for release on Steam Early Access in summer 2015 for PC, Mac and Linux, with a full release in 2016.


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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