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It’s Time to Announce The Watchmaker

It's Time to Announce The Watchmaker

It’s Time to Announce The Watchmaker

Micropsia and 1C will present this puzzle adventure at Gamescom in Cologne this month


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You are Alexander, keeper of a giant steampunk clock tower. Each day, for as long as he can remember, Alexander has been adjusting mechanisms, oiling gears, making repairs and keeping time — the clock’s essential resource — running as it should.

Alexander is awakened one day by a mysterious voice that tells him the clock has been sabotaged. As a result, time begins to run wild.

This causes Alexander to start aging rapidly, leaving him little time to discover what’s happened and fix things before he ceases to exist. Along the way, he must collect time to regenerate his youth.

With the voice as a guide and armed with a magnetic glove and time bombs, Alexander must search the the halls and arcades of five vast locations in pursuit of the saboteur. He will encounter various obstacles, enemies and riddles buried in the clock’s intricate mechanisms.

He must push on, save the clock and restore time to its natural rhythm. As he does so, he will gradually uncover the mysteries of the tower and its strange past.

Micropsia and 1C will present The Watchmaker at this year’s Gamescom in Cologne. The game will be released for Windows, PS4 and Xbox One in Q2 2017.

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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