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Sluup
08-01-2014, 03:29 AM
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A Multiplayer Narrative Adventure that explores the Global War on Terror through stories based on U.S. Soldiers, their families and people from Afghanistan. The Sun Also Rises focuses on empathizing with human struggle and portrays a side of war that is often overlooked.
Features

Every choice you make changes the game for another player.
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Passive multiplayer: the decisions you make in game are saved in the cloud and affect the gameplay for future players.

Exploration

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3rd Person exploration through the worldwide settings of the War on Terror. Vibrantly colored environmental moodscapes juxtapose the subject matter with their beautiful scenery.

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We want to weave a broad tapestry of the diverse issue of war. These include PTSD and lack of treatment, reintegration of soldiers into everyday life, the interactions between soldiers and civilians, sexual assault in the military, the indoctrination of children into the Taliban, the difficulties of being part of the U.S. Military’s chain of command, and many more. As we continue to research and hear peoples' stories, the stories we tell in TSAR will grow and expand.

The main vignettes we plan to focus on right now follow three characters experiencing the war in very different ways.

For more: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/602251016/the-sun-also-rises-a-different-kind-of-war-game

It was even made a staff pick. So they have serious momentum on their side.

Killswtich has contacted dev to come say hello.

Hugo
08-01-2014, 03:42 AM
I don't do the Kickstarter thing, but the premise here is absolutely phenomenal. I really love the stylized look as well. Supporting this in spirit.

Killswitch
08-01-2014, 03:50 AM
Interesting, will be watching for this one.

Made your post pretty with pics and stuff :p

Negative Zero
08-01-2014, 01:36 PM
I just learned about this a couple days ago, and I absolutely want this to come out. Guess I'm finally going to have to figure out how kickstarter works.

horsevolume
08-10-2014, 04:51 PM
I'm one of the devs working on this. Thanks for starting the thread, Killswitch sent me a message about it. I'd love to answer any questions you all have about the game.