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W&M TO PRESENT AT 2017 BFIG

Worthing & Moncrieff founders Eric Hamel and Marc Harpin will present their talk, "Six Things Theatre Taught Us About Game Design," at the 2017 Boton Festival of Independent Games Conference on January 28.

 


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HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2017 FROM THE W&M TEAM

T'was the Night Before Christmas - A Matter of Murder style!
Have yourself a merry little mystery! Wishing you all a Happy Holiday and a killer New Year!

 

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"A MATTER OF MURDER" HOLIDAY UPDATE ARRIVES

Worthing & Moncrieff is pleased to announce the release of the “Homicide for the Holidays” update for their procedurally-generated murder mystery game, “A Matter of Murder.” The update will be free and features a unique holiday-themed puzzle and holiday-themed environmental art which allows for the possibility of any puzzle played in December to take place in an estate decked out with seasonal charm. The update will release on December 1, 2016.

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COCKTAILS & CONSOLES INTERVIEWS W&M

Eric and Marc were thrilled to be featured in the November 21,2016 installment of "Cocktails & Consoles" a Youtube series where indie developers get to talk about their work and inspirations. The highlight of the evening: the host created an amazing custom cocktail, the "Cocktail to Die For" in honor of "A Matter of Murder." Big thanks to Melissa for having us on the show. Cheers!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyhGfld33RE&t=600s/


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GOOGLE PLAY INDIE GAMES FESTIVAL -- WE'RE IN!

We're thrilled to announce that "A Matter of Murder" has been selected as one of thirty games to appear in the first ever Google Play Indie Games Festival on September 24, 2016 in San Francisco. It's being billed as a showcase of new games by "some of the most innovative developers in the US and Canada." We're excited to be working with Gooogle to bring indie games to a wider audience and we hope to see you there. Check out the event page:

https://events.withgoogle.com/google-play-indie-game-festival/

 

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"A MATTER OF MURDER" DEBUTS ON STEAM

As of September 1, 2016, "A Matter of Murder" will be available on the Steam platform. Thanks to everyone who visited our Greenlight page and said nice things about the game to get us over the finish line and into the official Steam lineup! Check out the free DLC wallpapers we're offering on our Steam page as a token of our gratitude. We couldn't have done it without you.

 

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GAME DEV BLOG FOR "AUSTEN TRANSLATION" LAUNCHES

We'll be keeping you updated on the development of our next game, "Austen Translation." The first article was posted on 07.07.2016 entitled "tell me a storyboard." Check it out at http://theeyreapparentdevblog.weebly.com. We hope you enjoy it.


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"A MATTER OF MURDER" OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES

As of April 18, 2016, "A Matter of Murder" is available for purchase at the Apple App Store and the Google Play store. For only $2.99USD you can experience all the thrills, mayhem and finger-pointing of your favorite mystery novel. Check it out!

 

 

 

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THE JESSA CHANNEL POSTS AMAZING PLAYTHROUGHS

Blogger and game journalist Jessa of YouTube's The Jessa Channel (Gaming Let's Plays served up with a soupçon of silly and a whole lot of story) has posted a series of in-depth -- and very entertaining -- playthroughs of "A Matter of Murder." Check them out on her YouTube page.

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WORTHING & MONCRIEFF TO PRESENT AT INDIECADE EAST

Worthing & Moncrieff founders Eric Hamel and Marc Harpin will present a talk entitled "Six Things Theatre Taught Us About Game Design" at this year's Indiecade East Conference in New York, April 29-May 1, 2016.

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A MATTER OF MURDER TO DEBUT AT BOSTON FIG

We are very proud and excited to announce that "A Matter of Murder"
has been selected to for the Digital Showcase at the Boston Festival of Indie
Games this fall! Swing by our booth for a chance to solve a crime and
some cool A Matter of Murder game swag! For additional information and
to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.bostonfig.com 'Hope to see you there!

 


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WE'RE UP ON STEAM GREENLIGHT

Help us get Greenlit on Steam! Click on the Steam logo to visit our Steam
Greenlight page! Give us a thumbs up and drop us a comment!
We'd love to hear from you!

 


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LATEST BUILD RELEASED

Our latest build made available for playtesters includes a new Tutorial experience, hosted by Frau Spillz, the maid at the estate. New features also include in-game story events that enable the possibility of the murderer striking again and killing more guests as the evening continues. Additionally, the is a chance the murderer might kill off the player if they're getting close the solution and taking too much time to solve the crime.

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