The Venturis Corporation wants their AI back. That’s where you come in.
Tacoma is a narrative adventure from the creators of Gone Home, set aboard a high-tech space station in the year 2088. As you go about your mission, you’ll explore every detail of how the station’s crew lived and worked, finding the clues that add up to a gripping story of trust, fear, and resolve in the face of disaster.
At the heart of Tacoma is the facility’s digital surveillance system, which has captured 3D recordings of pivotal moments in the crew’s life on the station. As you explore, echoes of these captured moments surround you. You’ll use your ability to rewind, fast-forward, and move through the physical space of these complex, interwoven scenes to examine events from every angle, reconstructing the multi-layered narrative as you explore.
Tacoma carries on Gone Home's tradition of detailed, immersive, and powerful storytelling, while pulling players deeper into the narrative than ever before.
“I got so caught up in the story, I found myself gasping out loud and putting my hands over my face. That’s how much I liked it.” 95/100 – Paste Magazine
“A story that's both gripping and emotional... The little details packed into the space station are touches of the sublime.” 90/100 – Destructoid
“A mystery that grabs hold of you the instant your magnetic boots clamp to the station and never lets go... Immensely rewarding.” 84/100 – PC Gamer
A Richly Layered Story Experience:
Six crewmembers lived and worked on space station Tacoma, forming relationships, experiencing love and loss, and facing crisis together. Discover not just what happened to these people, but what makes them who they are, through your role as an interactive investigator. The story is told through a series of fully voiced and animated interactive AR scenes, immersing you in the events on Tacoma.
A Groundbreaking Multi-Path Story System:
In each section of the station, you are surrounded by digital representations of crewmembers following their own parallel story threads that diverge, recombine, and split off again. Rewind, fast-forward, and move through these scenes’ chronologies as they swirl around you. Your interactive tools allow you to discover the tightly-knotted narrative from every angle, and in every detail.
A Deeply Interactive Gameworld:
Explore Tacoma Station both physically and digitally. Unlock doors and drawers to find meaningful objects, notes, and physical artifacts, while simultaneously exploring extensive records of the crew’s digital communications and personal thoughts. Every facet of the crew’s experience on Tacoma is part of your investigation.
A Vision of the Future:
Experience life in the year 2088. Discover a rich fictional universe that depicts humanity’s expansion into low-Earth orbit and beyond. A deeply-imagined speculative vision of the near future from the award-winning story team behind Gone Home and BioShock 2: Minerva’s Den.
A Compact Narrative Game:
Tacoma is estimated to take around 2 to 5 hours to complete. How deep you dig and how much detail you find is up to you. Tacoma is a non-combat, non-puzzle-focused game. The details of the story and gameworld are there for you to discover at your own pace.
Minimum System Requirements:
OS: OS X 10.9 or higher
Processor: 1.9ghz processor or higher
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Onboard or dedicated graphics accelerator with 1GB+ of video RAM
Storage: 11 GB available space
- Minor bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Beautiful, engaging and well-acted - Entirely too short for the Price
This is a beautiful game, the production design is amazing. However, it is entirely too short. It’s well acted, fascinating and engaging and the ending is clever.
I wasn’t looking for an “Alien; Isolation” type of experience, but I was expecting a more-in-depth gameplay experience where you need to do more things than just observe.
The near-future universe the game creates is one I’d love to spend more time in. The load times were notably long, and I’m running the game on a 4K 21” IMac (2017) with a maxed out processor and good specs.
It’s currently overpriced given the lack of length of the story. I hope there are more stories with a richer and deeper single player campaign to be told in this world that has been created.
- Arbor Hill Productions, LLC
- 2.7 GB
- English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- © Fullbright, 2017-
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