As Dusk Falls

released on Jul 19, 2022

As Dusk Falls is an original interactive drama from INTERIOR/NIGHT that explores the entangled lives of two families across thirty years. Starting in 1998 with a robbery-gone-wrong in small town Arizona, the choices you make have a powerful impact on the characters’ lives in this uncompromising story of betrayal, sacrifice and resilience. Drive the lives and relationships of multiple characters in a decades-spanning story told across two intense books.


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One of the most well written and genuinely captivating interactive games I've ever played.

From the art style to the frame by frame animation , the game manages to grab our attention early on when we realize that the whole actions have consequences mechanic isn't shallow.
In fact I was surprised on how much the game branched out with simple decisions, made me replay it as soon as I finished it and I did in fact get a whole different outcome in a whole lot of scenes that lead to some interesting moments that caught me of guard.


It's a game everyone can pick up , it's just interactive enough to be engaging and not at all difficult to play , hell you can play it with your phone if you want.

With streaming options(viewers vote on decisions), i believe this game can be a wonderful group activity as you and the viewers unravel all the twists in the narrative

The Voice Acting here is top notch, you feel the nuances in casual conversation and the tension in the more agitated events , its just so well executed that I'm shocked this isn't more discussed online.


Well as won't go in on the plot details, just know that as drama shows go , this game managed to be complex , intelligent and deep enough to stick out given the themes they explore.


Be sure to try it out.


It was better than I expected. So many twists and ways for the story to unfold, it reminded me of the first Life Is Strange in that way. The problem is that the characters are not that fun. The dad “main” character is so boring, it’s unbelievable


I definitely recommend playing this with friends. It made the experience more enjoyable. Overall I think this game was pretty good in the first book but I found the second one to be so disjointed and all over the place that it was harder to care. Also the ending felt very cheap, too much like they were trying to set it up for a sequel when there didn’t need to be one.

TakeAways:
- Game was better in the first half
- Dialogue was pretty bad at times
- Concept is cool but was executed poorly


This was a mixed bag. The story sucked me in enough to create moments where I had to think hard about the choices I was making, but then there were other times where I didn't care and chose chaos just to get the most entertaining outcome. They needed to cut the fat out of this story. There are extra tangents focusing on characters who don't really matter much, and these don't do much to flesh out the main characters of the story. The ending is surprisingly bad. I think they were trying to setup a sequel, but it was a terrible way to end the story the game told. I just felt like the further I got into the game the less I cared. I only finished it because it was short.


Tenho certeza que a série da She-Hulk vai ter uma história e narrativa melhor que esse jogo.


First thing's first; the format is great. I think that generally speaking the whole moving picture aesthetic works very well and likely allows the developers more freedom regarding the amount of choices you can make in this chose your own adventure type of game. That is very rad and I'd like to see it done again.

Unfortunately I just didn't care much for the story or characters in this. I'm sure there are more interesting narrative routes to explore but the fact that I don't care to explore them after doing my initial playthrough speaks volumes.

There's really just not much to write home about here. The voice actors all do a great job. I also instantly recognized Heavy Rain guy lol. But it's all in service of tropes and story beats that I've seen dozens of times before and done better in TV shows or movies.

I'd still recommend this to Telltale junkies but I definitely came out disappointed.