Factsheet

Developer:
Passengers Team
Based in Prague / Brno, Czechia

Release date:
Q2, 2017

Platforms:
PC
Steam

Website:
passengersgame.com

Regular Price:
-

Description

Observe a strange small train on its journey through bizarre worlds, carrying even more bizarre passengers. Each passanger has a story to share and is able to provide answers to driver's random questions. Will you be able to deduce which passanger has the right answer? In each realm, there are several stops. First, you catch passengers' utterances, as they speak, one by one, completing them into sentences, as best as you can. This gives you an insight of their mind and inner struggles. After some time, the driver stops the train and presents a question. Choose one of the passengers that, based on your attained knowledge, should be able to answer it. If you choose correctly, the helping passenger will become uplifted and their spiritual energy transferred to the train. With enough energy, the train will enter the tunnel between worlds.

History

The original design came from Jarnik in 2012, getting the idea on the tram, coming back from a gaming event. In 2013, he was joined by Emil and Syky, then Elliott and Yuffie.

Features

  • Five realms, each with different game mechanic
  • Estimated travel time: 1 hour
  • Meet new passengers on every ride, your ticket is reusable
  • More than 120 passengers to encounter (How many more you ask? The number is still rising so we don’t know for sure.)
  • Where else can you see a murderer sitting next to a time traveler and a roll of toilet paper?

Videos

Gameplay trailer YouTube, .mp4

Live action trailer YouTube, .mp4


Images

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download logo files as .zip (57KB)
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Selected Articles

  • "Passengers is a very unique sort of experience."
    - Cassandra Khaw, Indie Games
  • "I was oddly mesmerized by its tale of trains and, er, what appear to be Feudal-Japan-era samurai ghosts."
    - Nathan Grayson, Rock Paper Shotgun
  • "A 15 minute interview in Quest - czech gaming podcast produced by Czech Radio"
    - Jaromír Möwald, Quest

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Passengers Demo
Download demo: passengersgame.com.

SoundCloud
Listen to some of the score here: soundcloud.com.


About Passengers Team

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A creative collab of game developers banded together for the sole purpose of releasing the Passengers.

More information
More information on Passengers Team, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Passengers Credits

Elliot Miller
music, sound design

Emil Gašparec
design, writing

Jana Kilianová "Yuffie"
backgrounds, art

Jaroslav Meloun "Jarník"
original design, programming, character art

Ondřej Sýkora "Syky"
design, writing


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks