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Posted: 19 months ago, last updated 9 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

I Am Dead is a puzzle game from the creators of Wilmot's Warehouse. You play a recently-deceased museum curator trying to avert a disaster from his home town of Shelmerston.

Together with your trusty canine, you must discover Shelmerston's lost ghosts by visiting important places in the town and entering the memories of your best friends while you were alive. To do this you have the ability to peer inside buildings, objects and even people to reveal their histories.

The main interactions, along with exploring the village and talking to inhabitants, is slicing through items in minute details. You can zoom into locations. Then zoom into items in that locations. Each of these 100's of items are fun to investigate. Not only on the design of these things, but for the secrets that they reveal.

Peering into other residents grants you access to their memories and offer up clues to go looking for the next items and other people. As you go, you discover a warmhearted story about death, love and the meaning of home. It's a puzzle game about memory and the afterlife. Through the intertwining lives of different people you discover the history and folklore of Shelmerston.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Release Date: 07/10/2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibility: 26 features

Developer: A i (@A_i)

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 5 hours and 7 hours to complete. In addition to the main story you can hunt for matching slices of different items. Then there is Mr Whitstable, who offers treasure hunts through riddles.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

I Am Dead usually costs £14.99.
 

I Am Dead

Switch Store Switch £14.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.


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