BEST GAMES OF 2017
BRITISH GAME OF SHOW
Finalist, BEST WRITING, ANIMATION
“To find a game that moves you to such a degree as Blackwood Crossing is a rare treat... A brave and unique concept packaged with a story that is equal parts whimsical, sombre and poignant.”
Blackwood Crossing is an intriguing and mysterious tale exploring the relationship of Scarlett and Finn, two siblings who are growing apart. When their paths cross with a ghostly strange figure, an ordinary train ride becomes a darkly haunting adventure of love, death, magic, and loss.
“It has been a while since a game has moved me as much as Blackwood Crossing did... heartbreaking... a superb study of grief and the guilt of lost time and opportunity.”
God is a Geek
“A strange and compelling odyssey that's intriguing, engaging and emotionally affecting... it's something that will stay with you long after the credits have rolled.”
“A thought-provoking and immersive tale that is filled with interesting characters and interactions... this is absolutely towards the top of the [narrative game] genre.”
“A powerful story driven experience... Heart wrenchingly beautiful and emotionally exhausting.”
“The naivety of childhood is crushed beneath a story that will cut deeply... You can't help but be drawn into Blackwood Crossing's story.”
Blackwood Crossing is a story-driven exploratory adventure from Paperseven in Brighton, UK. Antony acted as Narrative Consultant, working with the team to help define and guide the story, game world, and characters.
Blackwood Crossing © Paperseven.