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Black Feather Forest: Inspired by True Events

Black Feather Forest: Inspired by True Events

Black Feather Forest: Inspired by True Events

Investigate a mystery in a 2D adventure from indie developer Hedgefield


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In Black Feather Forest you’ll play Sofia, a documentary filmmaker. Along with her cameraman Caleb, she travels to Augier’s Peak in rural Canada, where several people have recently disappeared.

You’ll meet townsfolk and gather clues by speaking with them as well as by combining pieces of evidence and statements. You’ll discover that each person with whom you interact has his or her own reasons to either help you…or not.

Black Feather Forest‘s story is inspired by true events and Haida mythology. Indie developer Hedgefield — which is really a single individual by the name of Tim Hengeveld (who’s the game’s designer, writer, artist, animator and programmer) — has done considerable research in order to give the game’s subject matter the respect it deserves.

Black Feather Forest also takes inspiration from such sources as True Detective, Fargo, Bright Falls, Kentucky Route Zero, Puzzle Agent and Detective Grimoire.

The game is being developed for Windows and Mac. A release date is TBD.

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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