HellSign is an investigative action RPG that pits you against the horrors of the afterlife, let loose on a small town. You’re a Hunter, the last line of defense between our world and the savage creatures that lurk just outside. By investigating the world around you and reading the evidence you’ll learn more about what you’re hunting and how to kill it. Use your wits, your experience and your arsenal of monster-hunting tools to rid the world of ghouls, ghosts, demons and everything that goes bump in the night – for the right price of course. As a hunter, you’ll plan, hunt, and kill to pay the bills and piece together the fragments to your past. Just remember – a smart hunter is always prepared.
Woken up with the vague memory of having died the night before in a drug-induced state of delirium while on a dangerous job. There is a fresh brand upon your skin, a brand you do not remember but which causes you great unease. How you hunt your prey is up to you. You can go in guns blazing and let your shotgun do the talking, or you can plan and research your targets to use their weaknesses against them. You find yourself following a bloody track where strange sightings have been recorded, from spectral women beckoning people into the fog, to spiders as large as wolves, Australia is a dangerous place to live in…
Start your journey with a flickering torch, rusty gun and a whole lot of guts. Complete jobs to develop your skills and learn more about the monsters that haunt the night. There are all manner of creatures prowling the streets, from ghosts to hellhounds, monstrous spiders and demons. Which contracts you take are up to you, and each will play differently to the previous in unexpected ways. Develop your character and build your arsenal through a detailed RPG and job system. Become an elite hunter and get your revenge. From shotguns and booby traps, to silver nitrate rounds and high tech gadgets – there are many tools in your arsenal that can help you fight the darkness.
Choosing what to bring with you, and when to use it can be the difference between victory and a grizzly defeat. As a hunter, knowledge is one of your greatest weapons. By reading your environment and uncovering the weaknesses of the creatures you’re hunting, you can make it a little easier to slay them. The Cryptonomicon is your hunter guidebook, tracking the creatures you’ve slain and the clues you’ve collected. This game is awesome! Its a unique isometric experience where you have to find clues in a haunted setting with monsters. Every monster requires a different approach, and they’re hard to beat.