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The Line is a rogue-like / dungeon crawler / survival with a turn-based combat system. The main object is to stand out the long line for resettlement from the oppressive east segment of the city. The game begins when the new authorities decide to show a gesture of goodwill and move people from the rotting district to new buildings.

Presskit

Factsheet

Developer:
Marginal act
Based in Ukraine

Release date:
December 6 2017

Platforms:
Windows
Mac
Linux

Website:
indiedb.com/games/the-line3

Available From:
$3.99 - Steam

Description

The Line is a rogue-like / dungeon crawler / survival with a turn-based combat system. The main object is to stand out the long line for resettlement from the oppressive east segment of the city. The game begins when the new authorities decide to show a gesture of goodwill and move people from the rotting district to new buildings.

History

Marginal act studio founded in 2015 in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Mainly it consists from a single person.

Now Marginal act made three games: Vasilis, Marginal act, the Line

Vasilis (2015)

That was the first game. It is about riot and the start of all game universe. This is an adventure game, in which we play as Vasilis - an old woman, who wants to find her missed husband Peter. This game is drawn by hand with black ink.

Marginal act (2017)

Marginal act tells us about destruction in the city. There is a theater in the south of this metropolis and this building can stop the time around itself. We take role as the theaters lighter. This man stuck in the time with his working place and we have to configure how to escape from the time trap.

The Line (2017)

The Line is a rogue-like / dungeon crawler / survival with a turn-based combat system. The main object is to stand out the long line for resettlement from the oppressive east segment of the city. The game begins when the new authorities decide to show a gesture of goodwill and move people from the rotting district to new buildings.

Our protagonist is the girl Angelina and her companion - mutated dog Fin. This girl is a part of the small group, which want to know about true nature of the resettlement. The queue moves extremely slowly, so you have to fight your way through or negotiate.

Features

  • Turnbased combat
  • Standing int the queue
  • Renaissance visualisation
  • Aggressive or Pacifist walkthrough

Videos

The Line - Trailer YouTube

Teaser 0 YouTube

Teaser 1 YouTube


Images

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Monetization Permission

Marginal act allows for the contents of the_Line to be published through video broadcasting services for any commercial or non-commercial purposes. Monetization of videos created containing assets from the_Line is legally & explicitly allowed by Marginal act. This permission can be found in writing at https://www.indiedb.com/games/the-line3/presskit.


About Marginal act

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A developer and publisher of roguelike games including the_Line.

More information
More information on Marginal act, our logo & relevant media are available here.


the_Line Credits

MarginalAct
Founder


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