The Vale: Shadow of the crown, a pretty fun #AudioGame that, according to the developers, should be enjoyable to #Blind and sighted gamers alike, is finally out! There is unfortunately no demo at the moment, and the trailer really sucks in comparison to the game itself: https://youtube.com/watch?v=Zf5sAmloov4
If you are willing to risk it and buy something just because I promise it's good, you can find it on Itch: https://falling-squirrel.itch.io/the-vale
Or Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/989790/The_Vale_Shadow_of_the_Crown/
Sure, it has a blind protagonist, but it's a woman for a change, and she's pretty likable and well voice-acted. Sure, it's your usual "press up, left or right to slash" game, but it's one done right. And the story can't compare to any AAA games, but sometimes simpler indie things are more than good enough.
If this were a video game the price would be a little steep, but for an audio game this is fair enough. There's only so many people that buy those, after all; my toot will no doubt be shared around the Fedi a little, but when I've tried to introduce non-blind players to audio games in the past, almost nobody tried them (and those were free!) So I'll definitely be buying this one myself, because the developers did their best and deserve the support.
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