Pamali: Indonesian Folklore Horror StoryTale Studios, Maple Whispering Co. Ltd., AGM PLAYISM 2018

Horror is different for everyone. One might think it’s a one-time thing, while the other might think that it is filled with monsters. In Pamali, horror is shaped by the taboos and culture that live among Indonesian society itself. Folklore One: The White Lady A young man named Jaka has just gone back to his hometown to sell his old family house. While he is unpacking, cleaning, and renovating the house, he disregards many of his family’s old belongings and creates rude remarks. Not long after, he experiences mysterious and unexplained events. He eventually learns that the family has a secret and that he is not the only one in the empty house. Explore an abandoned Indonesian house with a spine-chilling atmosphere. Seek deeper into the house to find out more about an unsettling truth about the family. Be careful not to disrespect the mystical being that resides there. Interact with various objects within the house. You could also speak out your thoughts. Found an interesting painting? You can either praise it or mock it instead. Be wary of your choices, what you do, see or say will lead you to a unique take on the world in each repeatable playthrough. Multiple Endings - Having second thoughts? You can run away the instant you arrived. Or do you wish to quickly sell the house without disturbing the entity that lingers in it? Or rather arrogantly explore and seek the entity? In Pamali, you'll be able to take decisions that will impact the experience and the ending. If you were in that situation, what would you do? Seek the truth about Jaka and his family. Learn deeper about the White Lady. After each unique playthrough, you'll unlock deeper lores about the troubling truth and the entity itself. This is the first among the four Indonesian Folklores that you can investigate on. Folklore two, three and four will be released as DLCs. Experience different stories each with its own authentic Indonesian setting and mystical being. The Tied Corpse (May 14/2019) A new gravekeeper, Cecep, suddenly given the responsibility to take care of a certain burial, despite being a first-timer. However, during the burial, Cecup is left to make a key decision which would decide his fate. Should he choose the wrong one, something will await him. While he continues his job, the night turns dreadful; desperate wails and cries for help echo from the graveyard. Along the way, Cecep should learn what he did wrong and pay for this mistake. Explore the vast setting of an authentic Indonesian local cemetery with a spine-chilling atmosphere. Look deeper as you learn about what you should and shouldn't do in the cemetery. Be careful not to make a mistake when you do something that is outside of your expectation. Experience Cecep’s life as a gravekeeper in an Indonesian local cemetery. Learn what a gravekeeper does daily while discovering the source of that which disturbs the serenity of the cemetery. Take care of various tasks such as cleaning and watering the graves, picking flowers, and digging a new grave or ignore them all. The choices are yours. The decisions you make in the game will lead you to different routes and endings. As you play the game, you can choose to run away from the very beginning or continue the game with various conditions to end the game. You can choose to be a responsible man, be a coward, or rude towards your surroundings. In the second folklore, you’ll also be able to choose the journey you want to take. Just imagine, if you were in that situation, what would you do? The Hungry Witch (TBA) Explore the ways of protecting the baby from supernatural entity in a Balinese culture. Learn how to repel and fight the entity to keep the baby away from danger. A family just moved to a remote area in Bali Island following the husband who is a Balinese local. A new mother, Jessica, decides to stay at home alone with her baby when the husband is away. While doing the house chores, she hears the baby cries for no exact reasons in the other room. Little does she knows, a supernatural creature that preys on newborn babies, comes to her house that night. She forgets to put a Barong mask next to her baby’s crib, which makes her losing protection from such entity. Jessica then, must find a way to keep herself and her newborn baby safe from Leak’s haunt. Experience the authentic Balinese setting and culture while finding a way to keep the newborn baby safe from the witch who turns herself into a Leak during the dead moon night. Features: Atmospheric horror in a remote area of Bali Island, Indonesia; Multiple endings depending on the choices player made during the playthrough; Unique Balinese culture references regarding baby’s protection; Timed events which enable the playtime and events triggered via time. The Little Devil (TBA) Explore the old Javanese Dutch-colonial mansion to find the inheritance Putri’s grandfather left for her and reveal the secret behind the grandfather’s wealth. Does it really come from his hard work or maybe, a result from a supernatural entity who helped him in the past? A young university student is notified that her grandfather leaves her a will before he died. In hopes of gaining money for her father's medication, she decides to go to her grandfather's old mansion in her hometown to claim for the inheritance. Ignoring her father’s words to stay away from everything relates to the grandfather, she insists to go out of desperation. Along the way, she also tries to reveal the secret that lies behind her mother’s death and what has happened to her mother’s family. This trip will be the answers to all the questions she has and perhaps, a way to get her out from her financial issues. Experience Putri’s journey in her grandfather’s old mansion through various choices: to get the inheritance to support her father’s medication, reveal the past, make another fortunes, or just to keep what she already has. Features: Atmospheric horror in an old Javanese Dutch-colonial mansion; Immersive mystery-solving experience; Multiple endings depending on the choices player made during the playthrough; Unique Indonesian value regarding gaining wealth and success.
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