This update includes 18 new fixes and improvements. Instructions: Extract the zipped folder and run CYPRESS.EXE. Note: The game may not start on Windows...
"Cypress" is a fantasy adventure game for your Windows, Mac, or Linux PC. Using the mouse and keyboard, a single player controls a lone monk named Geoffrey as he travels through a post-apocalyptic wilderness. Gameplay involves navigating the landscape, ranged combat with bow-and-arrow, management of food and shelter, NPC conversations, item crafting, and several different magical powers. (A USB Mouse is strongly recommended.)
Updated July 20 2014: Updated Win/Linux to version 1.2! After a full year of painting and programming, I've finally released the Beta version of "The Testament of the White Cypress" for Windows, Mac, and Linux. I've made the Beta available here, for your playtesting pleasure! Read on further for download links and a list of what's new.
The "Cypress" beta is feature-complete, and now includes the full quest along with the ending movie. In addition, there are numerous other improvements since 0.99:
This is the most playable and user-friendly version yet. Here's a screenshot of the new context-sensitive "hint scroll":
Please consider downloading and playing "Cypress"; the full quest is there for you to enjoy, and I would love to hear any feedback you might have. And as always, please report any bugs or issues with the game to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Special thanks to the fans who are keeping this project alive with their enthusiasm, encouragement, and feedback!