Adventure on!

Henry and Morgana Keating were archaeologists and adventurers who never came home. Now their daughter intends to follow in their footsteps...

It's 1930, and as the world slides ever deeper into the Great Depression, Scheherazade 'Sadie' Keating sets out on her first year of college - a year of travel, romance, danger and discovery. Together with friends and family, she'll chase her parents' last mystery across five continents, and choose a future for herself along the way.

1931: Scheherazade at the Library of Pergamum is the latest story-driven RPG from Black Chicken Studios, Inc., spinning tales of pulp adventure, exotic locations, occult horror, and sweet romance that'll require well-honed skills and a whole lot of inspiration.

Oh my, what Intrigue!

  • Over 100 hours of gameplay, over 50 story arcs!
  • Acquire dozens of skills and inspirations
  • Seek friendship or romance with five mysterious and dangerous prospects
  • Adventure from the streets of Manhattan to the jungles of India
  • Overcome obstacles to unlock 11 different endings
  • Pursue your parents' unfulfilled dreams...or divert to your own destiny!
  • Interact with a cast of hundreds and encounter skilled rivals

1931: Scheherazade at the Library of Pergamum is a 2D PC life simulation, role-playing game, and visual novel intended for audiences ages 9+. Our games reward relationship building, exploration and strategy over violence, and encourage the player to role-play their own unique story.

Scheherazade retails at $24.95 and is available here, Steam, and GamersGate for digital distribution. Get a Free Demo via Desura.

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System Requirements

  • Windows 8 / 7
  • 1 GHz Processor (2 GHz Recommended)
  • 2 GB Available System Memory
  • 500 MB Available Hard Disk Space
  • Best on Resolutions higher than 800x600

Our Ren'Py Statistics

  • 44,900 screens of dialogue
  • 647,521 words
  • 1,395 menus

Travel 7 Exotic Locations

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New York

Featuring 1930's New York

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Train Skills & Get Inspired

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Overcome Obstacles

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Adventure On!

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Meet People

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Ahmose is the King Mummy

"Grrrrrrrr, surely I jest."

Gamezebo's Neilie Johnson says...

"1931: Scheherazade at the Library of Pergamum is an exceptional game, visually and narratively. The Black Chicken team has once again proven its dedication to presenting a great story and turning that story into great interactive entertainment."

Jay is Games' Dora says...

"...An impressive visual novel simulation packed to the gills with daring escapes, shady characters, dashing heroes (and heroines!) and, most importantly, adventure."

Roland is the Super Spy

"I'm an agent of the Crown, love. It's not always pretty."

Felix is the Childhood Friend

"Don't worry, I'll keep this plane flying. I've gotten used to getting shot at."

Sterling is the Rival

"Wits bright as silver, will strong as sterling."

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