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Today’s Spotlight is DIVINATION, a short visual novel by Mojiken Studio.
You are a mysterious fortune teller in a dystopian cyberpunk future. Listen to the stories of your clients, converse with them, and tell their fortune based on the runes they draw. The game is only around half an hour long, but there are multiple endings based on the fortunes you tell and the way they affect your clients. You can check out the launch trailer above.
DIVINATION is available on Windows PC and Mac via Steam for $1.99.
You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below:
Trapped inside the room full of screens.
A pair of hands who can predict your future.
Ask a question and draw the runes, they will unveil the forthcoming.
This is the future you’ll live in.
A small world, a city.
Full of uncertainty and doubt, violence and obsession.
In a time of despair, they’ll have nothing to trust.
They’ll come, they’ll seek.
It will answer every question.
The secret inside one’s heart;
The fortune for tomorrow;
The fate of the loved one;
The meaning of life;
You are the Diviner.
The runes have been set, show them the answer.
A short game where you act as a fortune teller in a futuristic world. Talk and listen to people’s stories, then foresee their future using the runes they had drawn. The result of your divination will stir the fate of humans and robots alike.
- 4 different clients in all different kinds of story, flesh, and mind.
- Rune reading mechanic.
- Multiple endings based on the outcomes of your divination.
- Flowchart divination to ease player experience.
- Ominous ethno-futuristic soundtrack.
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