One Show Only
A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
One Show Only is a detective game where you interrogate witnesses to a crime by playing a card game against them.
You play a detective called to the scene of the crime, after a trapeze artists falls to her death while performing. There is an eclectic cast of characters to interrogate and it is up to you to determine who could have the motive and means to commit the murder.
-Feel like a detective and interrogate the 5 witnesses to the crime.
-Every witness has information you can acquire by playing the card game against them.
-A unique combination of game mechanics and narrative.
-Hand drawn comics for the intro and the dramatic ending.
-A gritty art style that complements the tone and setting of the game.
The game is played exclusively with the left mouse button.
A game by Tristan Dahl
with a story written together with Max Poehlke
and music by Mariella Ziegenhagen
Special thanks to
Lorenzo Pilia, Samuel Engel and Sven Ahlgrimm
If you happen to be press, then here's the press kit: Press Kit
|Published||Jun 01, 2016|
|Genre||Adventure, Card Game, Interactive Fiction|
|Tags||Dark Humor, Detective, Female Protagonist, Hand-drawn, Mouse only, Noir, Short, Turn-based|
|Average session||A few minutes|
|Accessibility||Color-blind friendly, One button|
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Bought it on android and love it, great work. It took me a few minutes to understand the 'arrows' on the cards and what they mean, but a very intriguing mechanic. I did notice on the screen shots here have the questions on the cards, would i be possible to get a summary of the question for the mobile version?
Glad you enjoyed it!
The question is the first bit of dialogue that appears when you place a card. So just look at the ayer character's dialogue.
Thanks for playing!
I didn't realize this had been released on itch.io. Now I don't know if I should buy it here or wait for the mobile release. ;