Forget Dragon Age, indie RPG Witchmarsh has Jazz Age

Should have called it Flapper Bird.

Forget Dragon Age, there's an indie role-playing game called Witchmarsh that's set in the Jazz Age - the roaring '20s.

It mixes a pixelated side-scrolling platform game with RPG classes, stats, equipment and all that carry on. Character creation looks nice and detailed. And then that's all mixed with 1920s Masachusetts and a hefty dose of swing.

Witchmarsh has already set a course for success on Kickstarter, having raised most of its 50,000 goal in just a few days - 36,000 and counting.

Small UK studio Chucklefish has signed as the game's publisher, the developer being a Inglenook, a small team headquartered in the UK's bonny Yorkshire.

Witchmarsh is a PC and Mac game at the moment, and hopes for a late 2015 release. Should the Kickstarter campaign go gangbusters then that date will likely slip to 2016 to allow all the extra stuff to be added.

In the future, a console release is possible.

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