14 MARCH 2019 – Indie developers the Lightfoot Brothers today announce that their upcoming otherworldly adventure game, “The Mystery of Woolley Mountain” will release 10 April 2019.
The Mystery of Woolley Mountain will launch at £9.99 / €10.99 / $12.99 across both the Nintendo eShop and Steam.
The demo gives players an exclusive taste of the strange beasts, evil witches, confused automatons and wacky ropemen that lurk within the eccentric point and click — which was endorsed by none other than legend of the genre Ron Gilbert himself, who pledged toward the game’s successful Kickstarter campaign.
The Mystery of Woolley Mountain is an otherworldly point-and-click adventure, which takes inspiration from the likes of Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle and The Trap Door.
Join a renegade crew of time travelling audio scientists as you embark on a fantastical quest to save a group of children from a malevolent witch who has taken them captive on the mysterious island of Woolley Mountain.
Lead developer James Lightfoot said:
“Woolley Mountain encapsulates everything about us, everything that we embody and love – humour, art, adventure, music, cartoons, other worlds, camaraderie, puzzles and time travel.”
“We really hope we’ve created a world that you want to exist and play in over and over again.”
The Mystery of Woolley Mountain will release for PC and Mac (via Steam), as well as Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo eShop, on 10th April 2019.
About The Mystery of Woolley Mountain
Funded on Kickstarter with backers including legend of the genre Ron Gilbert, The Mystery of Woolley Mountain is an otherworldly adventure game filled with strange beasts, evil witches, confused automatons and wacky ropemen.
Join a renegade crew of time-travelling audio scientists on a hilarious and fantastical quest. A malevolent witch has captured a group of children, and it’s up to you to save them from the mysterious island of Woolley Mountain!
Explore a rich and interactive set of environments, filled with head-scratching puzzles. Unravel a salacious storyline, meet a cornucopia of quirky characters, and boogie on down to an awesome original soundtrack!
Colourful world: A fantastical sprawling universe, populated by beasts, witches, automatons, ropemen and other strange and wonderful beings.
Family content and all-ages humour: No swearing… well, maybe the word ‘darn’ on occasion!
Striking 2D graphics: Adventure Time meets the Simpsons in Wooley Mountain’s lovingly crafted art style.
Gripping story: The five scientists travel in their amazing time-traversing Crystal Submarine from island to island. Can they make it to the dangerous island of Woolley mountain, destroy the evil witch, and rescue the kids?
About the team – The Lightfoot Brothers
The Lightfoot brothers are an indie development team comprised of James Lightfoot and David Lightfoot based in London.
After a lifelong passion for point and click adventures, they set out three years ago to create a homage to the games they admired so much as children. That dream became their debut title, The Mystery of Woolley Mountain.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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