IGR had a chance to speak with Klei Entertainment’s community manager Corey Rollins about the Canadian independent development team’s first self-published title “Don’t Starve” – an “uncompromising survival game full of science and magic.” What we found, after playing through the twenty-minute demo (before immediately reaching for our Google wallet) is a stylized, engaging time management, crafting and exploration game with terrific paper-cutout hand painted animation, a quirky Danny Elfmanesque score.
Rather than only use text or, conversely recorded dialogue, Klei uses a trumpetist to communicate speech, or a flute for the pyromaniacal unlockable female character etc in much the same way adults speak in Charlie Brown/Peanuts cartoons.
To learn more about how you can play the game right now and keep your progress synced when it hits Steam later this year (2012), watch IGR’s video interview from PAX PRIME 2012 in Seattle:
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Klei Entertainment is the independent development company behind Shank, Eets, Shank 2 and Mark of the Ninja.
As a final bonus, here is the brand new trailer for Don’t Starve: