In an interview with Midwinter Entertainment CEO Josh Holmes, he revealed that he’d like to see the pet bear jellybean return. investigator in future.
“One of the earliest prototype abilities I worked on was the ability to summon a pet bear named Jellybean, who would then run and fight alongside you on your behalf,” said Holmes, adding that Jellybean is one of his favorite bits. was one of them. investigator Which didn’t make it to the Early Access launch.
“It proved very challenging to balance and maintain throughout the entirety of our playspace,” says Holmes, explaining why Bear didn’t make it until it was launched.
However, Jellybean became somewhat of a symbol of the game and appeared in some of the game’s early marketing. In fact, one of the first editions in manual scavengers The questions of the week section were asked, simply, “Where’s the Jellybean?” Prompting a response from producer Audrey Mladina:
“For those new” investigator, long before development, we had a character concept drawn up. The character had the ability to summon a bear named Jellybean to battle, a piece of meat (delicious!) The jellybean would then turn to help. “
To answer the question though, Jellybeans were in a war long ago (heartbroken!) However, in the future they may be revived to fight with the Explorers again…”
Still, the concept stuck with Holmes. “Jellybean is something that I would love to see return in some form,” he said, though quickly adding that it might not mean anything is coming. investigator soon.
In other news, top-down cyberpunk games glitchpunk Next month will enter Early Access, which will explore “topics such as transhumanism, xenophobia and religion” as players control an android that has rejected its programming.