Finally, the sequel to Planescape: Torment.
Wasteland 2, the sequel to the classic RPG that inspired Fallout, isn’t the only project that veterans at inXile Entertainment are working on. Today, they’ve launched a new Kickstarter for Torment: Tides of Numenera. It will continue the legacy of Planescape: Torment, and be set in Monte Cook’s new tabletop setting for the universe, Numenera.
inXile are promising a “deep, thematically satisfying story”, “a rich personal narrative” and a world unlike any other” as the similarities between the two games. However, we also know that it will be a single-player title set from an isometric perspective with a single playable character and several NPCs who can join your party.
There will be dialogue options similar to Planescape: Torment, and the game will be available for PC, Mac and Linux. You can expect a variety of supported languages including English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish.
Developed on the Unity engine, Torment will be DRM-free and obtainable via digital download platforms like Steam.
Launched today, the the project already 6,171 backers who have already pledged $349,734 of the $900,000 goal (as of this writing) with 30 days still left to go.