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Posted: 19 months ago, last updated a year ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Dustborn is a road-trip adventure set in America 2030 where all information has been lost. You and your misfit friends must cross this divided world to deliver a package from California to Nova Scotia. It's unusual not only because of the setting but how you use persuasive language to not only guide your crew but to battle enemies.

You play Pax an ex-con and con-artist, and Anomal who has superhuman powers fuelled by disinformation. You recruit and manage a band of outcasts with weird powers and unique personal stories. They won't always work together or agree, but it's up to you to manage your headstrong crew through your words and actions. Your conversations and decisions lead to a branching narrative.

"It's a game about hope, love, friendship, robots — and the power of words."

Along the way, you traverse an America irrevocably changed by civil war, mass migration, and global warming. Exploration is punctuated with encounters where your words have power. Fighting with weaponised verbage, your conversations can manipulate people with the power of disinformation. As you progress you can find and craft new words to wield a lingual arsenal against enemies...and friends.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting and Narrative

Developer: Red Thread Games (@RedThreadGames)

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Players: This is a single player game.

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Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Dustborn Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@RedThreadGames) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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