A playable beta demo for I'm not a Monster
is now available
offering a sample of this turn-based multiplayer tactics game with a retro
science fiction setting. They are also offering rewards for those who check this
out, including keys to the full version of the game, and
has all the
details on that. They offer
to set up
the story, though this includes no gameplay. You can keep tabs on development
through the I'm Not a Monster Website
and the announcement explains the asymmetrical multiplayer this will offer.
"Hunting a Monster that mirrors your human form is a challenge; any one of the
players can be friend or foe! Keep your eye out and trust no one," explains
Stanislav Stepchenko, Producer. "We designed the game to be enjoyed by a group
of up to 6 players; we look forward to player feedback during our current beta
test through steam, so we can further develop the game aligned with what our
fans want. We plan to plan to launch sometime in 2H of 2018." Here's more:
About the Gameplay:
A tourist starship is under invasion by monsters. They take human form and are
picking off the passengers one by one. The bravest civilians take up arms and
fight back. But first, they must figure out who are the monsters.
Each PvP session features a group of up to six players, where every player is
randomly assigned the role of civilian or monster, with a max. of two monsters.
If you are a civilian:
- Trust no one. Suspect everyone.
- Watch out: infected by a monster, civilians have
just a few moves to heal, or they turn into monsters themselves.
- Check the boxes around the starship for weapons
- Combine loot to gain a unique ultimate ability
that you can use to turn the tide of battle.
If you are a monster:
- Learn your enemies' strategy and adapt to it.
- Take part in conversations and gain civilians'
- Infect the passengers to respawn if you are
disclosed and killed.
- Infect the civilians to turn them into ones of