The Ransom is a tense first person room escape game that sees you attempting to escape from a fast moving horse drawn carriage you find yourself locked in.
In The Ransom you start the game. after being abducted from your home, aboard a horse drawn carriage that’s racing through a dark low poly game world. Thankfully someone has also placed a selection of items in there that you can use to help you escape, but they will also reveal why you’re there in the first place.
Taking around 15 minute to play through, The Ransom really impresses with it’s clever puzzle design, atmospheric low poly visuals and intriguing narrative that takes some dark turns along the way. It’s one of the few room escape games where there’s a real sense of peril as the rickety carriage hurtles along the windy road, driven by your captor. Maybe you will escape, but will you ever escape your past?
Controls: Mouse – Look, LMB – interact, RMB – Cancel, X – Get Up
Available On: Windows & Mac
Gameplay Video: Here