UPDATE - 15th August 2018
- Implemented compatibility with Mac and Linux
- Added possibility to toggle controller support
- Implemented customization of controller key mappings
- Added difficulty panel in Character Creation
- Improved loading times
- Added a new background image to each city in order to have them unique
- several additional minor fixes.
Chase after Moby Dick, and live through the Golden Age of American whaling in this seafaring strategy game. Set sail around the world, manage your ship and crew, and live Ishmael's story, the sole survivor of the Pequod, a few years after the events narrated by Herman Melville in his masterpiece.
Set sail and explore the seas
Set sail around the world, visit cities, and increase your prestige by hunting whales, landing jobs, and searching for new adventures.
Be the captain you want to be
Develop your character in true RPG fashion, by increasing your stats, choosing your reactions, and developing your seafaring skills.
Manage your ship and crew
Hire and manage your crew, give them tasks on your ship, and improve your ship with new compartments, expanding your ship's capabilities.
Experience the Golden Age of whaling
Experience more than a thousand unique events tailored around your choices—and face the results of your actions.
Hunt whales and fight pirates
Discover new whaling areas, hunt whales for blubber, and protect your ship from pirates using a turn-based combat system.
Chase after Moby Dick
Follow an original story line and complete quests to unveil the secrets behind Moby Dick and dissolve Ahab's curse.
§ Nantucket has been Greenlit in just 7 days.
§ Selected by Rock, Paper, Shotgun in PC "Strategy Games of 2016".
§ Selected by Geek and Sundry in the "Upcoming indie strategy game to give Civilization a run for its money"
§ Selected for the stand showcasing the "Best Italian Indie Games" at Milan Games Week.
Nantucket is a work of fiction that portrays the Golden Age of American Whaling and its protagonists. It is a project born of the passion for history and great literature, such as Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
Picaresque Studio does not support illegal whaling and invites you all to be aware of the problems and endangered species caused by industrial whaling. Check the International Whaling Commission's website for more information. https://iwc.int/home