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Project Wight is an upcoming RPG and horror game by The Outsiders.

Players take control of the Wight, a dangerous creature in a Dark Age setting. Beginning as a weak child creature, they must survive and grow in strength as the humans seek to complete their genocide of your race.

There is currently no projected release date.

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  • Air-Vent Passageway: There are small tunnels that only a young wight can fit through, making them a convenient escape route away from angry humans.
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  • Evolution Power-Up: Wights go from child to adolescent to adult stages, growing larger and developing new abilities as they age.
  • Grey and Grey Morality: The wight is a vicious and dangerous monster that massacres humans, while the humans themselves wiped out most of your race before the game began. On the other hand, the wight began as a simple child that only wanted to survive while the humans sought to eliminate the dangerous monsters that had preyed on them for years.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Older wights can let out a piercing shriek that disorients enemies.
  • Monstrous Humanoid: The wight, from the little shown in the first person through their hands and other wight corpses. This is only made more obvious with their quadrupedal movement.
  • Not Quite Flight: Older wights are capable of gliding long distances.
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  • Our Wights Are Different: They're dangerous monster rather than some form of undead and have various powers.
  • Stronger with Age: The longer a wight lives, the larger it grows and the more powers it develops.
  • Sympathetic P.O.V.: The game starts with the player character as a child hiding in a cave while humans hack apart their father's corpse for trophies.
  • Villain Protagonist: The purpose of the game is to show the standard RPG from the monster's point of view.

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