The Dairymen and developer Nerial (Reigns) have announced the release date of choose your own adventure game Orwell’s Animal Farm.
Animal Farm was originally published in 1945, and was a critique and satire by George Orwell of Stalinism and Joseph Stalin. Inspired by the events of the 1917 Russian Revolution, farm animal rebel against a human farmer hoping to make their society more equal and free. The pig Napoleon however becomes a dictator.
The game appears to allow players to take on the role of Napoleon, dictating how the farm should be run, whether the story will fold out as the original book did, or in entirely new ways.
While the official tweet and trailer indicate a Windows PC release, the game’s Twitter account bio also state the game is coming to “mobile gaming.”
You can find the teaser trailer below.
You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.
Orwell’s Animal Farm is a narrative game based on George Orwell’s renowned satire of totalitarian regimes. Throw out exploitative farmers. Found a new Republic. Guide its leaders. All animals are equal. You decide which animals are most equal of all.
Orwell’s Animal Farm launches Autumn 2020 for Windows PC and unspecified mobile devices.