Delve into new Homestuck / Hiveswap / Friendsim lore today!
Melbourne, Australia, September 4, 2019 — Fellow Traveller and What Pumpkin Games are proud to announce the first 2 volumes of Pesterquest, the 14-volume, episodic visual novel of Homestuck lore, are now available!
In Volumes 1 and 2, players will meet two old friends, John Egbert and Rose Lalonde! Check out hints of what John and Rose have been up to since Friendsim here: https://youtu.be/zPnjVaiM6R8
Pesterquest, created by author and artist Andrew Hussie and Aysha U. Farah, is available on PC, Mac and Linux through a Season Pass ($11.99 USD). Volumes One and Two are now available, with subsequent volumes to release biweekly through March 2020 (14 Volumes total).
Picking up where Friendsim ended, Pesterquest is steeped in Homestuck canon and the player, as returning protagonist MSPA Reader, will get to meet and befriend old acquaintances and new kids in each volume. Fans of the IP will find new appreciation and understanding of the storyline and characters of their favorite universe
Who are you again? And what the hell are you doing here? Wait… is this Earth, and who exactly is that kid over there? He looks nice!
Embark on a quest of epic importance in Pesterquest, a grimsical episodic visual novel set in the darkly funny Homestuck/Hiveswap universe created by American author and artist Andrew Hussie.
Find all the answers you’re looking for across 14 volumes of idiosyncratic adventure packed with visual mastery and shrewdly written narrative. As you zap between Earth and Alternia, you’ll discover and reconnect with up to 20 friends both extra and terrestrial
About What Pumpkin Games
What Pumpkin Games is an indie developer originally founded by Andrew Hussie, American author and artist who created the original MS Paint Adventures webcomic series including the much loved ‘Homestuck’. The team is a small yet diverse group of talented writers, artists and developers. As fans of the franchise, they lovingly create video game experiences based on the Homestuck universe for fans worldwide.
About Fellow Traveller
Fellow Traveller is an indie games label exploring the possibility space of what games can be. Passionate about the vast and untapped potential of games as a medium, its mission is to seek out pioneering game developers working on unusual games with narrative at their core, help these developers bring their creations to the world and to connect them with players looking for something different.
Formerly known as Surprise Attack Games, the label was founded in 2011 and rebranded as Fellow Traveller in 2018. You may know them for the hacking game using real Unix commands (Hacknet), the surveillance thriller series that puts you in the shoes of Big Brother (Orwell), or the dystopian steampunk mini-golf adventure game (Vertiginous Golf).
Fellow Traveller’s sister company, The Treasure Hunters Fanclub, brings together a group of experienced members of the games industry (the fans), scouting for interesting projects from independent developers (the treasure hunters) and puts together a deal that includes indie-friendly funding from its members and a publishing deal with Fellow Traveller. Money, marketing and mentorship in support of independent creative vision.