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The Count Lucanor tells the tale of young Hans and his quest for riches!


We’ve all dreamt about living in a huge mansion with great wealth and riches – but unfortunately our dreams never seem to come true. Spare a thought for young Hans, a boy from a poor family, who can’t even get candy and presents for his birthday. But one day, as he is found lost in the woods after leaving home because of his misfortunes, he encounters a kobold who promises to inherit him his wishes. The catch? Hans must find out the name of this mysterious wanderer…

And it is from there where The Count Lucanor comes in.

By taking in the long halls of the Tenebre Castle, searching for clues in order to solve the puzzles you will encounter on your journey, it is up to you to help. Talking to every NPC you come across will provide useful information – so having your wits about you will be key to achieving your goal.

But it isn’t all so simple: Hans will need to hide under tables to avoid the gaze of the enemies and traps set up in the castle, anticipating these baddies in order to continue in one piece. This is where using the items you have collected across the game may also come in handy, so use them wisely!

With five different endings to Hans’ tale, the choices you make throughout the course of The Count Lucanor will make a major difference in what happens at the end of the day, but play your cards right and hopefully Hans can go from rags to riches and become the new Count Lucanor.

If you fancy helping Hans out on his fantastical quest, then head over to the Microsoft Store to find The Count Lucanor for £9.99. You should also be able to grab it for PS4, PC, Nintendo Switch and PS Vita.

Game Description:

Once upon a time, there was a poor boy named Hans who lived with his mother near the woods. On his birthday, the boy had no presents nor sweets. He got so upset he decided to leave home for good. Before he left, his mother gave him his grandfather’s cane, some cheese and three pieces of gold. Hans walked into the forest in search of adventure. Soon it was night and the boy was really scared, so he tried to go back. But then, a quaint kobold happened to cross his path and Hans decided to follow him to a castle. The kobold told him he would inherit great wealth if he passed a simple trial… guessing his name. Trapped in the castle, Hans will live a spooky mystery, fantasy and horror adventure to become the new Count Lucanor. Join Hans in a fantasy world and experience a unique adventure, full of surprises and challenges. Get hooked on an immersive tale, where every decision counts and every clue is a piece to solve the puzzle and get the treasure. Unravel the sordid secrets of the castle, meet colorful characters, and remember: horror always lurks beneath the surface. Gameplay: > Exploration: Walk the Tenebre Castle and place candles on the ground to light up your path. > Conversation: Talk to NPCs to get important clues and unravel the mystery of the Count Lucanor. > Choices: Your actions change the course of story, with five different endings and several subplots. > Stealth: Hide under tables and behind curtains to go undetected. > Puzzles: Use the items you found wisely in order to progress. > Skill: Avoid traps and enemies in the castle by anticipating them.