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" NICOLAS EYMERICH, THE INQUISITOR – BOOK I: THE PLAGUE " UNCENSORED VERSION NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM

“THE PLAGUE”, first opus of the full 3D adventure series “NICOLAS EYMERICH, THE INQUISITOR” is now available in an uncensored edition on STEAM, the main PC/Mac video games download platform in the World.

1345: Nicolas Eymerich arrives in Carcassonne, city of the Inquisition, where he receives the mission to unveil the truth about troubling events that have occurred in a small village in the South of France, former territory of the Cathar heresy. In this region, the Church has lost all representation and power, especially the Order of Dominicans facing the new Cistercian establishment. Bad omen is in sight and Nicolas Eymerich must inquire about those events. As he is investigating, he soon realizes that only part of the truth is being revealed to him. Thanks to efficient investigation methods and to his sharp observation skills, the veil is soon lifted: the sickening smell of Satan and its demons is in the air!

Developped by Ticonblu and Microïds, "Nicolas Eymerich, The Inquisitor – Book I : The Plague", takes the players in a mysterious investigation. Is Nicolas Eymerich really grappling with diabolical entities? Or is his fanaticism making him see them where it is only unfortunate but natural events?

Players embody the great inquitistor , famous for his rigidity and efficient methods. They will have to show observation, dialog and deductive skills to progress in their quest for the truth. They will solve multiple mysteries in the form of original and varied puzzle games, but also gather, combine and smartly use the objects spread in the environment.

During the investigation, players will also have to interact through multiple choice dialogs with the characters that appear in the various environments in order to learn about the dark events that brought them here. One of the original features of the game is to offer a fully dubbed version in Latin, creating an even more singular atmosphere.

In this point’n click game, the character on screen moves and interact thanks to the mouse but the All-time players will also discover that "Nicolas Eymerich, The Inquisitor – Book I: The Plague" can be entirely played with the keyboard, by typing directly the orders, just like it used to be done in the very first adventure games. At any time, it is possible to unfold the map and to instantly go to a place the players already went to.

In order to give access to the adventure to both experts and beginners, "Nicolas Eymerich, The Inquisitor – Book I: The Plague" includes a n integrated help system. This will avoid being stuck in case a puzzle is not solved or an action is not successfully completed.

Alongside the story in itself, some extra elements are integrated to the adventure, such as madcap bonuses refering to other video game classics. They will have to be all discovered to reach a 100% score at the end of the game. One of those elements can, for instance, be revealed by pouring wine on the spider… The Steam Edition features an Achievements system the most dedicated players will enjoy to collect.

"Nicolas Eymerich, The Inquisitor – Book I: The Plague" ( uncensored edition) is available on PC and Mac starting April 30, 2014. The game is dubbed in English, Latin and Italian. French, English, Latin, Italian, Spanish and German subtitles are available.

 

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