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EVILLE II

Watch the demo on YouTube

EVILLE II is an online semi-cooperative game where you either JOIN in a game already in play (or looking for players) or you HOST a game and wait for players to join in.

It is a solo action/adventure game where cooperation is required at specific points of play, mainly voting. Otherwise you are a character in a medieval village who may or may not be an assassin.

If the other players deem your actions to be dubious then they may decide, by vote, that you are guilty and then, even if you are just an innocent bystander (are bystanders ever innocent?) you will suffer execution - it's a sort of  'last person standing' affair.

In EVILLE II if you are looking for a Conspirator, your Villager goes about finding clues and useful items in much the same way as avatars do in other fantasy games. You ask questions, gather information and make deductions. There is a great 'How To Play' video on YouTube - watch it here (please note that this video and the other video on this page, belongs to whoever made and uploaded it) I would give them actual credit but I cannot locate a name. If you visit their YouTube videos from this page please Subscribe to their channel/s, thanks.

The underlining story is very similar to an extremely popular card/party game, the ARE YOU A WEREWOLF game by LooneyLabs (with variations from several other companies). This can be played by multiple persons but is best with a minimum of 6.

The official  description of the LooneyLabs game is:  A Game of Deception, Paranoia, and Mob Rule.
A vengeful group of villagers must figure out who among them is a werewolf (before it’s too late...)  Are You A Werewolf? is a deception party game for 7-15 players. Players are assigned roles secretly. Most players are Villagers, two or three will be Werewolves.  The Villagers try to figure out who the werewolves are during the day, and the Werewolves eat the Villagers at night.

Executions can be painful (as well as deadly) so make sure you have a good, strong alibi when the villagers come-a-knocking.

As a player you are secretly assigned to be either a Villager or a Conspirator. Whatever you do you must keep this a secret from the other players.

The competitive play is representative of many other online/PC RPG style PC game but it has the edge of you never knowing when you are going to be either attacked and killed by the Conspirator or accused of being the Conspirator. This not only makes the game edgy it also makes the players edgy as well.

As a Villager you are either a:

Citizen
Mayor
Ghost Whisperer
Seer
Trapper
Guard or a
Detective

Whichever you are you have a specific village life to live and things to do.

As a Conspirator you are either a:

Barbarian
Slanderer
Thief or a
Smuggler

Your assignment is to carry out nefarious deeds under the watchful eyes of the Villagers without them realising/seeing/guessing that it is your character they are looking for.

The respective 'Turns' of play are in four specific phases each varying in length of time as it is played.

Death - a Villager is killed/dies in 'mysterious' circumstances
Accusation - the Witch Hunt begins: the Villagers (being highly intelligent) accuse one of their own.
Vote - Here's where the Villagers vote whether the Villager accused is actually a Conspirator.
Execution - the Turn ends with another Death

Villagers win if the Village is safe from Conspirators.
Conspirator/s wins if the Village is safe from Villagers.

Art thou sus?! In the multiplayer social deduction game Eville you can live out your evil side and commit stealthy murders. As a villager, you need to unmask the conspirators before you get an axe to your face! No matter what: you will need your social skills to stay alive!
Developed and Published by VEST Games

The screenshots on this page have been taken from the Steam page for EVILLE II because my [PrtScr] either didn't work or put the screenies into some folder that I cannot find (and thus access) - most likely didn't work knowing my luck.

 

 

 

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