Gallium Games releases Dead Man’s Rest, a Western-themed visual novel

Dead Man’s Rest is a 18+ game that was first released in “early-access” back in Juni 2021, before getting a full release last week.

For the unfamiliar, Gallium Game is Argent Games’ alternate brand where they collaborate with other creators to make a game. In the case of Dead Man’s Rest, the game was written by  Theo Southgate.

Official summary:

1879, Golder’s Rock. On a clear, moonless night in high summer, the stifling heat coils around a small town in the heartland of the Arizona Territory. Not a single lick of a breeze whistles through the dark, dusty main road, as silent as death itself. 

After tracking down an old enemy for eight long years, lone bounty hunter Lee “Blackjack” McCarthy has finally pinned down his target—his eyes set only on vengeance for a past he can’t forget.

But when the town mayor is ruthlessly murdered on that fateful, sweltering  night, Lee’s plan suddenly stops dead in its tracks. 

Suspected of the killing, forced to remain in town under watch, and desperate for the opportunity to catch his quarry, Lee has no choice but to work with the townsfolk he trusts—each with their own buried pasts and agendas—to reveal the truth and clear his name. 

Then, and only then, can Lee finally chase his real target…and lay to rest the ghost that haunts his memories.

Jump into a whirlwind Western mystery as Lee finds both lovers and enemies among the mysterious townsfolk, discovers the dark truths hidden in Golder’s Rock, and ultimately takes revenge on the murderer who destroyed his life.

Gallium game warns that the story contains violence, alcoholism, suicide, sexual content, noncon, racism and homophobia.

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