The dark fantasy, text-based gamebook app ‘Painted World’ has been released on Android and iOS.
The app works like this - you have nine protagonists. Their worlds and stories interact. They start their stories in different times and dimensions, but they run into each other along the way.
You see the world through the eyes of your chosen character. At the end of each page you have two choices which determine the next chapter. You can also change protagonist and see the world from another point of view.
The story is dark fantasy filled with angels, demons, humans and supernatural beings including Wendigos, Obigados and beings from ancient celtic ‘lore’ such as Crom Cruach.
The worlds of the story include earth, heaven, hell, purgatory, the ghost realm, other dimensions and times and other planets.
The main characters are …
Marcus/Marcella - An angel/demon serial killer and hunter of killers on who meets with a couple of cannibals who might just be his match
Rose - Daughter of cannibals, thrown into a psychiatric hospital for trying to expose them - in touch with Ancient Egyptian Goddess who may be a friend or a foe
Iris - A member of the cult of the Angel Marcella who is kidnapped by gangsters
Evan - A psychic veterinary nurse who falls in love with Iris
Harry - A 238 year old sea captain cursed with immortality
Jill - a psychiatrist in Rose’s hospital who gets strange letters from a man known as the Fire King, she thinks she has it under control until a golem shows up at her door…
and another 3 characters (you’ll have to download the app to see more)
The app is totally free to play (no in app purchases required). It can be downloaded from google play and the app store and links are in the website. The website is here: