Factsheet

Developer:
Tin Man Games
Based in Melbourne, Australia

Release date:
16 April, 2019

Platforms:
PS VR via PlayStation Store

Description

Embark on a Virtual Reality adventure like no other. Table of Tales invites you to take a seat at a mysterious table, abandoned in the attic of your aunt. Only you have the power to unlock the table's true nature - it's a magical living boardgame! The Table is presided over by its Game Master - Arbitrix. She narrates your tale, pushing your party into sticky situations that they must talk – or fight – their way out of. Take the helm and lead your party of scoundrels through realms of adventure, investigating the misdeeds of their pasts and facing up to terrible dangers! Table of Tales is interactive fiction for virtual reality - the choices you make impact everything that happens. Inspired by the nostalgia of classic tabletop role playing games, combat is highly strategic and turn-based, featuring a large host of custom miniatures, skill checks and ability cards. Venture through a world of swashbuckling and sorcery as the magical table transforms before your eyes. Where will the table take you next? There's only one way to find out.

History

Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown represents an exciting new chapter in Tin Man Games's journey. The team's history of developing titles that explore the overlap between tabletop and video games comes to a head with this virtual reality project.

Features

  • Embark on a narrative driven campaign featuring a fully-voiced Dungeon Master companion.
  • Guide a party of four scoundrels through a captivating story that is shaped by your choices.
  • Battle, charm or sneak your way through more than 24 enthralling encounters.
  • Tactical turned-based combat and encounters feature dice, cards, skill checks and over forty different types of enemy.
  • Take on your friends in a local multiplayer dungeon battle! One player dons the VR headset as the Villain while up to 3 other players are the Heroes, fighting for dominance in a turn-based battle to the death.
  • Magical gaming table that transforms before your eyes.
  • A unique, seated virtual reality tabletop gaming experience.
  • Inspired by the nostalgia of classic tabletop gaming.

Videos

Teaser Trailer YouTube

Release Trailer YouTube


Images

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About Tin Man Games

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Tin Man Games is a game development studio in Melbourne, Australia. Specializing in adventure games and digital gamebooks – Tin Man has developed and published over 35 titles across on a large number of handheld devices and computers.

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Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown Credits

Neil Rennison
Creative Director, Tin Man Games

Edward Blanch
Tech Art and Art Lead, Tin Man Games

Clinton Shepherd
Production and Design, Tin Man Games

Nicholas McDonnell
Tech Production, Samurai Punk

Darcy Sandall
Engine Tech, Samurai Punk

J. Whitford
Engine Tech, Samurai Punk

Josh Wright
Concept Art, Tin Man Games

KG Tan
Narrative and Audio Editing, Tin Man Games

Ben McKenzie
Narrative

Wassim Deen
Level Design, Tin Man Games

Jacek Tuschewski
Audio Direction

Michael Allen
Composer

Amelia Laughlan
Marketing and Editing, Tin Man Games

Elise Marchuoba
Production, Samurai Punk

Jack Wilson
Trailer

Julie-Ann Dean
Voice of Arbitrix

Tom Garden
Arbitrix character model

Francesco Calvi
3D Models

Jody Kruger
Environment Art


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