Stasis Devs Launch Beautiful Desolation Kickstarter Campaign

Brothers Christopher and Nicolas Bischoff, the South African indie studio known as The Brotherhood, have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their latest adventure game Beautiful Desolation to the tune of $120,000.

Like The Brotherhood’s previous game Stasis and its brand new successor Cayne, which just launch as a free-to-play title on Steam, Beautiful Desolation is an isometric point-and-click adventure. Distinguishing itself from the dystopian sci-fi horror setting of its predecessors, Beautiful Desolation takes place in a post-apocalyptic Africa populated by both familiar and bizarrely mutated Sub-Saharan wildlife.

Beautiful Desolation has been in pre-production for more than a year, with full-time production to begin if/when the Kickstarter is successfully funded. The total dev cycle is estimated to be around three years, which tentatively means the game can be expected to be completed around 2019 or 2020. In the meantime, be sure to go play Cayne and Stasis if you haven’t already.

The game is confirmed for Windows from day one, with Mac and Linux support also on the table. At release, the game will be available on Steam and an undecided DRM-free partner, most likely to be GOG. The full Kickstarter pitch video and an assortment of other game design featurettes are embedded below for your attentive viewing.

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