Big Bad Wolf is coming out with a challenger to Telltale’s crown with The Council, an episodic mystery narrative series, Episode 1 of which, titled ‘The Mad Ones’ comes out very shortly on March 13th. The date was announced viaa press release from publisher Focus Home Interactive today.
The Council places players in the shoes of Louis de Richet, who journeys to Lord Mortimer’s private island to try to learn more about his mother’s unfortunate fate. The Council is said to include a unique Social Influence System, where your standing will help you maneuver through conversations and decide what you learn and who you can trust.
You can check out the Developer Diary, subtitled ‘Rethinking Narrative Adventure’ just below for a better idea of what the game is, and get a sneak peak of the eclectic cast of characters that you’ll navigate around with making clever use of your social standing.