Pope released a time-lapse recording of him creating the game’s star, the Obra Dinn, a work of many months, says an article published in Boingboing.
The Return of the Obra Dinn
Lucas Pope’s The Return of the Obra Dinn is one of the most interesting and unique games of the last few years. Pope says, “Play the game to enjoy the video.”
Solve the mystery
The vessel washes up in England in 1807, an abandoned ghost ship, and you’re the insurance adjuster sent in to figure out what became of its cargo, crew and passengers.
Armed with an eldritch pocketwatch that offers a psychic glimpse of each person’s moment of death, you solve the mystery through logic and observation, all the while enjoying a pixelated 1-bit aesthetic that captures the spirit of nautical woodcut prints.
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