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"West of Loathing" comedy RPG gallops onto Steam today (Windows, Mac, Linux)

Go west, young stick figure! Asymmetric's comedy RPG West of Loathing has arrived on Steam for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and the Old West may never recover: http://store.steampowered.com/app/597220/West_of_Loathing

From the creators of the long-running cult MMORPG The Kingdom of Loathing, West of Loathing is a single-player, story-heavy, funny as hell adventure/role-playing game that answers the burning question: "What would Skyrim be like if you played as a bean-slinging stick figure in a ten gallon hat?"

It would be exactly like this, my friends: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDmOmxv2U4k

Price: $11 USD with a 10% launch discount through August 17 (sale price is $9.89)

Review copies: We have 'em! Please email press@westofloathing.com if you're interested in reviewing West of Loathing for your outlet.

About West of Loathing

Leave your family farm and head west to find your fortune in a huge, humorous game inspired by classics adventure/RPGs Quest for Glory and Paper Mario. West of Loathing features:

  • A sprawling open world: Traverse snake-infested gulches, punch skeletons wearing cowboy hats, grapple with demon cows, and investigate a wide variety of disgusting spittoons -- nearly 100 unique locations to explore!
  • A goofy spin on good ol' RPG gameplay: Charm your way out of trouble as a silver-tongued Snake Oiler, plumb the refried mysteries of the cosmos as a wise and subtle Beanslinger, or let your fists do the talking as a fierce Cow Puncher.
  • A "colorful" cast of stick-figure characters: Interact with dozens of NPCs and hundreds of enemies -- some of whom are good, many of whom are bad, and a few of whom are ugly.
  • A gag around every corner: Wordplay and dad jokes abound -- along with at least one drunken horse, more than 50 hats, and liberal use of the Oxford comma.

Reddit AMA with West of Loathing creator Zack Johnson

Today at 10:00am Pacific time, Zack Johnson (creator of West of Loathing and The Kingdom of Loathing) will take to Reddit to answer any and all questions that are flung at him. Want to know how many flushable toilets there are in West of Loathing? Always wondered how to open the sunken chest in Kingdom of Loathing? Now's your chance to ask Zack anything! https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/


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