The game for this weekend is a rather dark adventure called Purgatorio created with the Adventure Game Studio. It features an Irish soldier of the peacekeeping forces who gets shot in his arm during active duty only to wake up wounded in a strangely familiar looking town not able to remember how he went there.
The players task is to help Frank, that is the name of the soldier, find out what happened during the blackout. The style of the adventure consists of a mix of hand drawn and photographed objects which creates a unique visual style. I would suggest to start the configuration tool before playing for the first time to make sure all settings are the way you want them to be.
You only need the mouse to control the game.A right-click cycles through the options like walk, talk and use that are available and a left-click performs the action.
Features of Purgatorio
As I said before the game is rather dark and disturbing which means it is not that suited for minors at all. If you still believe this is the right entertainment for the weekend for you head over to the thread in the AGS forum that has the announcement and a download link.
Update: The forum thread, while still available, links to a dead download of the game. You can download it instead from the Free Game Archive website.
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