Ashen Rift is a first person survival horror game for PC, Mac and Linux which places you and your canine companion Bounder in a world barely recognizable as earth, which has been twisted and drained of almost all life, Together you seek to stop the remaining life from hemorrhaging earth by disabling the “Rift” rumoured to be the cause.You must find your own path and discover your own methods and get to the Rift alive.
All around you are the twisted, barely recognizable still-live husks of what use to be men, now known as Feeders, bent on devouring every last living thing on earth, including you and and your dog Bounder.You must learn to use the weapons and world around you against the feeders while depending on the senses and strength of your dog Bounder as he depends on you.
The back story to Ashen Rift is to be gleaned through dialog and other findings from within the game, what will be made clear to the player from the onset is a vague recollection of the events from perspective of the games hero which have left the world an increasingly barren wash of Ash, the rest will become clearer as the story progresses.Listen to the dialogue intro here:
Barry here, In the main kickstarter video I mention "Terrain Destruction", and how that can be used in the game, But I don't really take the time to showcase that until now.
As you can see in the update video, you can break almost anything in the game and use those objects to kill Feeders and alter the landscape around you. This is just some of the stuff you can do in the game at this point, much more can be done with this as the game develops further.
Something else the video highlights is the ability to use almost anything in the world as a tool or weapon, even a simple rock in this case is used to break a fence and create noise, drawing a feeder into your trap.
At this moment we're at 1000 backers and over 17k pledged!!! My mind is truly blown!Lets keep this going! We're getting closer every day but Ashen Rift is really going to need more support, and soon if it is to become something we can all be proud of!
I would also really like to thank the guys over at Wasteland 2 for their constant support, you guys have made all the difference in the world!
Thanks for the continued support and thank you for believing in this project, You're all amazing!
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