Back in November last year, I interviewed Rob Landeros and David Wheeler in a podcast who were involved with Trilobyte Games. In it they discussed both ‘The 7th Guest’ and ‘The 11th Hour’ and discussion inevitably continued on to whether there would be another game in the series.

Well now nearly one year later since the podcast recording, ‘The 7th Guest 3: The Collector’ has appeared on Kickstarter to raise funds to create the game for an expected release of October 2015.

The original title ‘The 7th Guest’ released way back in 1993, with a mansion haunted with a dark story of greed, obsession and spooky occurrences. With a set of puzzles that utilised the CD-ROM technology of the day, allowing for video animations when you roamed the mansion and interacted with puzzles and characters.

In The 7th Guest: 3, Stauf’s house is filled with 20 devilishly clever puzzles (or more, with stretch goals) that will test your wits–and scare you right out of them, as well. This house is not only filled with puzzles, it is a puzzle; one gigantic, mechanical mind-bender. To complete the game and the story you must solve every puzzle in the house and the puzzle of the house itself. Only then will the final, dreadful secret of that brilliant madman, Henry Stauf, be revealed to you.
The 7th Guest 3: The Collector – Kickstarter Page

The new ‘The 7th Guest 3: The Collector’ title promises:

  • HD full motion video with real actors
  • CGI and practical FX
  • Extra story content
  • Beautiful hi-res environment
  • Puzzles with physical properties rendered in real time
  • 20+ puzzles within a meta-puzzle that is the Stauf mansion itself

You can find out more on their Kickstarter page.

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James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Copywriter, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology, both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles, including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, whilst also interviewing well-known industry figures for popular online publications. Creator of the ScummVM Music Enhancement Project and host of the Game & Gadget Podcast. View his portfolio for more information.

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