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The Telwynium: Book One 

- Winter's Dawn -

The Telwynium is an early 90s style adventure game, with Sierra SCI0 style graphics, but with a fancy new-fangled point 'n click interface.

Your home, the village of Willows Dene, burns at the hands of the shadowfell. Only the power of the Autumn-Aldor Dwinn stopped it from being overrun completely. Now, led by the Aldor, you flee to the west, for the White City, Aldarris. With you are your childhood friends Tani and Witt, the irritable Uplander Otarr Stronghorn, and a colossal golen of mud and stone, summoned by the Aldor as the shadowfell attacked.

It is your first night away from Willows Dene, and you have first watch.

Made with PowerQuest!

Dave's 2d adventure game toolkit for Unity. 

Try it out yourself!

Or grab the source code here to have a look (Use Unity 2018.4)

Check out our other adventures!

https://powerhoof.itch.io

Instructions

  • Left click:
    • With the Boot cursor to walk.
    • With the Gauntlet cursor to interact. (Talk, Pick-up, Use)
    • With the Eye cursor to Examine, and find clues to solve the puzzles.
    • On an inventory item to Equip it (or examine with the eye cursor)
    • With an inventory item to use it
  • Right click:
    • To change cursor
    • To unequip an inventory item
  • C to toggle CRT camera effects
  • Walkthrough available in readme file if you get stuck.

Credits:

  • Dave Lloyd (@DuzzOnDrums) -  Story, Code, Art
  • Brandon Blume (@BrandonBlume) - Music and SFX
  • Louis Meyer (@LouisDMeyer) - Additional Music
  • Barney Cumming (@Powerhoof) - Walking Animation
  • Amy Tant (@Summerbird76) - Playtesting and proofreading
  • Fonts by Goatmeal
  • Some SFX hacked up from old SCI0 games
  • Special Thanks and inspiration:
    • Clare & Tom
    • The Seadads and Feeding Timers
    • Christy Marx & Peter Ledger
    • Robert Jordan & David Eddings


Updated 4 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rating
(32)
AuthorPowerhoof
GenreAdventure
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Medieval, Point & Click, sierra
Average sessionAbout an hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsMouse

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the-telwynium-windows.zip 29 MB
Version 1.0.0
the-telwynium-osx.zip 32 MB
Version 1.0.0
the-telwynium-linux.zip 46 MB
Version 1.0.0
Telwynium-Source.zip 27 MB

Comments

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Loved it!! As always, your adventure games are some of the best. I especially loved how the graphics reminded me of Quest for Glory. I’d love to see some small rpg elements in one of your adventure games like QfG! That would be awesome. But back to this gem, it’s really really good for a small introduction to a story which will hopefully be built on!

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Thank you, I quite enjoyed the game. Full review here

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This was Fantastic!
Felt like playing a Raymond E. Feist novel with many hints of Loom.

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Damn you guys know how to make me uncomfortable. 10/10, would yell out "NO PEN NOOOOOOO" again.

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Every time a Powerhoof game pops up in my notifications I get a tingle of anticipation. Because every single game I've played from them has been amazing.

Thankfully (and unsurprisingly), The Telwynium is no exception. It's a wonderfully crafted, brilliantly written tale with awesome point and click puzzles galore and a whole swathe of great characters.

The fantasy style is wondrous and the sprinkles of humour that are laid around the gameplay help to lighten the atmosphere somewhat.

Amazing work as always, and I certainly hope this isn't all we hear of these characters and this world! =)

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Thanks Mikey! Great to have people like you that come back for more after playing these little games!

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I really hope to see more, I would love to buy a full game in this style. Really great storytelling, world building and puzzles. I really want to see more with these characters!

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The game was terrific, the lore was excellent, remind me to send PowerHoof a note!

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Incredible!

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This was so good! Takes me back to the old Kings Quest games and the like! Cant wait for book two!

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This is one of the best things I've played this year. Please say there will be a book two!

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beautiful game!

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Great stuff! Anyone who's stuck, here's a full playthrough: 

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So cool! The visual style is beautiful and the story was also great (really captures the vibe of the beginning of something like LOTR or the Wheel of Time series). Would pay top-dollar for a full-game version!

Thanks! Yeah my idea was to make it feel like the first encounter after leaving the shire/two rivers... Except see what happens if Gandalf/Moraine character is murdered ;) 

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I gasped!

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So good. Please make this a full game :<

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This was absolutely fantastic. Great story well told such a perfect short experience for people who loved the old adventure games. Hope to see another chapter ! :D

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Great worldbuilding, great story! Parts of it reminded me of Loom. Hope there'll be a second chapter! :)

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Fantastic stuff! Incredible atmosphere and just all-round great writing. Looking forward to the next entry!

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This is so good!

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Awesome!!

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This is terrific! A+ atmosphere!