A Mortician's Tale Review
Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Take on the role of recent funeral direction graduate Charlie as she learns the ropes of the business and industry. Prepare the bodies of the deceased (via embalming or cremation), attend their funerals and listen to their loved ones' stories, and interact with Charlie's coworkers, clients, and bosses.
While part of the game is meant as a critical look at the funeral industry, it is "death positive" and there is a personal element to the game too. There is an honest and respectful look at how bodies are treated after death, which can demystify the process. The player also attends funerals and speaks to bereaved friends and family, and can lend a shoulder to lean on. Played with adult guidance, this game can help normalise death customs.
Rating: Not rated by PEGI or ESRB
Release Date: 18/10/2017
Platforms: PC and iOS
Rated 12+ on iOS app store for Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information, Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References.
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more about system accessibility settings.
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