The Franz Kafka Videogame

A classic point-and-click adventure game by Denis Galanin, the creator of Hamlet or last game without MMORPG elements, shaders, and product placement. The plot of The Franz Kafka Videogame was inspired by the works and life of the eponymous writer. The story, however, is not an exact copy of its literary predecessors, but follows a different plot, in which you can find references to e.g. the novels The Castle and America, as well as the stories The Judgement, The Metamorphosis, and others. The gameplay consists of exploring and solving logic puzzles, which require analytical thinking and the ability to associate facts. The visuals of The Franz Kafka Videogame feature hand-drawn 2D backgrounds and simple animations in a style resembling that of René Magritte's paintings.

PC / Windows
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The Franz Kafka Videogame

The Franz Kafka Videogame | PC

Adventure, point-and-click, logical elements, Surrealism

Companies responsible for The Franz Kafka Videogame

mif2000 | game developer

Official website

The Franz Kafka Videogame release date for PC:

game language:
English

06 April 2017 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 7.0 / 10 calculated out of 7 players' votes.  

The Franz Kafka Videogame for PC / Windows is a classic adventure game by Russian developer Denis Galanin, the creator of Hamlet or last game without MMORPG elements, shaders, and product placement.

Plot

The plot is based on the works and life of Franz Kafka. The story, however, is not an exact copy of its literary predecessor and instead follows a separate story in which you can find references to e.g. the novels The Castle and America, as well as the stories The Judgement, The Metamorphosis, and others.

Mechanics

Since it's an adventure game, the gameplay focuses on solving puzzles, requiring logical skills, analytical skills and the ability to associate facts with each other. The puzzles are well-ingrained into the plot and can be quite challenging.

Technical aspects

The visuals of The Franz Kafka Videogame for PC / Windows feature hand-drawn 2D backgrounds and simple animations in a style resembling that of surreal paintings by René Magritte.

The Franz Kafka Videogame trailer #1

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