This is Zodiak Speaking is an adventure game, realized in the convention of a psychological thriller. The production was developed by the independent Polish studio Punch Punk Games (authors of the game Apocalipsis), and its release was handled by the Klabater company. The developers were inspired by productions such as Ethan Carter's Loss, SOMA and Virginia.
The plot of the game This is Zodiac Speaking is based on a true story of a serial murderer using the pseudonym Zodiac, who operated in the United States at the turn of the sixties and seventies of the twentieth century; the police never managed to discover his identity. The title is a reference to one of his letters, which started with the words "This is the Zodiac Speaking".
In This is Zodiac Speaking we observe the action from the first person perspecitve (FPP). As we investigate, we travel through climatic locations and solve numerous riddles; additionally, we have to make various decisions that will determine the way our adventure ends.
The three-dimensional graphics of This is Zodiak Speaking were designed in an original, cartoony style. It is worth noting that the author of the script is Lukasz Orbitowski, whose portfolio includes, among others, a radio play set in the world of This War of Mine.
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PC / Windows
- Intel Core i3 3.0 GHz
- 4 GB RAM
- graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660 or better
- 7 GB HDD
- Windows 7/8/10 64-bit