Indie game developer Eat Create Sleep has announced the launch of Crest, an indirect god sim, coming March 8th on PC. In Crest, players become a god and try to control their followers using commandments, however free will leaves these open to interpretation. Will you create a flourishing civilization or lead them into cannibalism?
“We introduced a range of creative and talented individuals to the team to achieve our vision of Crest and it’s been an exciting adventure” said Martin Greip, CEO and Art Director. “We’re incredibly excited to finally release the full version of the game and we hope it provides a meaningful and profound experience. Our goal is to ask questions with our games and let the player explore the answers.”
Crest takes place in a stylized Sub-Saharan landscape and explores concepts of human behavior, religion, and nature. It adds to the traditional god game genre with an indirect influence mechanic which produces uncertain outcomes. Observe how AI behavior evolves as a result of decisions which affect the interdependent circle of humans, animals, and nature. Micromanage the world, progress by unlocking new words and interact with and lead your people by issuing commandments.
The game has been in early access but is now due for full release next month on Steam, Humble Store, Greenman Gaming and Itch.io and available on PC, Mac and Linux. Check out the Steam page and website for more info.