About This Game
Relive the days of classic gaming with The Filmmaker, a puzzle-filled text adventure that pays tribute to the classic, cheesy Hollywood B-Movie!AboutThe Filmmaker combines the best elements of interactive fiction, visual novels, and gamebooks with a graphic user interface that emulates the look of early 1990s text adventures. It features beautiful artwork and cinematic music. In place of a text parser is a context-specific multiple choice menu. A compass allows you to travel from room to room, and separate inventory, map, journal, and character screens are available at the push of a button.It plays like an interactive novel. You make choices that determine what happens next in the story. But unlike in traditional gamebooks and visual novels, The Filmmaker also features more advanced adventure-based game mechanics, including locations to explore, items to interact with, characters to meet, and puzzles to solve.StoryThe Carson Stiles Gateway Theater was once the hotspot of town, featuring its own series of low-budget B-movies produced by renowned filmmaker Claude Ferucil.Unfortunately, the theater closed several months ago after a series of gruesome murders. This came as a huge disappointment to Brianna, a young B-movie buff who faithfully attended every new showing with her recently-passed father.Imagine Brianna’s surprise then, when she received a letter in the mail inviting her to the theater’s grand re-opening. Little did she realize, however, that she was in for a bit more than she bargained for...FeaturesEXPLORE a haunted theaterENTER five distinct black-and-white filmsDISCOVER the terrifying link behind a series of gruesome murdersHELP Brianna overcome the loss of her fatherSOLVE a multitude of challenging puzzlesENJOY over 400 pieces of original artwork and an hour-long soundtrackEXPERIENCE two different endings, depending on your actions in the gameUNLOCK 25 achievements to view a special post-game bonus scenePLAY 6+ hours of content--a true “B-movie” experience!The FilmsYou'll go inside five distinct black-and-white B-movie films, each of which features unique exploration, visuals, music, and puzzles! These include:A DETECTIVE STORY - A film noir tale about a down-on-his-luck detectiveTHE COUNT - A horror story about a young maiden captured by an evil vampireTHE FUZZIES - A cartoon about a small village of rabbit-like creaturesALIENS FROM MARS! - A sci-fi epic about a war with the MartiansPRIMAL ATMOSFEAR - An action thriller about a new man-eating predatorCritical PraiseThe Filmmaker is based on the 2010 point-and-click adventure game of the same name. The game was critically-acclaimed. The website Just Adventure called the game "a tribute to B-Movies with all of their desperate charm" and awarded it an A- rating. You can read the full review here.
Minimum:OS: Windows XP or laterProcessor: Pentium 4Memory: 2 GB RAMGraphics: anyStorage: 90 MB available spaceSound Card: optional but recommendedAdditional Notes: Native resolution: 1366x768; rescales to fill screen