Wander, an upcoming non-combat indie MMO, has recently received a new trailer for gamescom 2014. Showcasing some of the new updated models, the video essentially answers some questions while leaving viewers with so many more.
Announced last September, Wander is being marketed with the singular phrase of "non-combat MMO." Not something you hear every day, right? The gamescom trailer introduces a story arc, but leaves us wondering how exactly it will play out. The video begins by showing off a beautifully lush forest with a female narrator. Almost immediately, viewers are greeted by a lone character in the middle of the foliage, sitting atop a waterfall; however, the camera quickly skips past her and moves on. Then, we are shown the new model, a griffin, as it flies away, guiding the camera to a small beach.
Upon this beach is the narrator, an Oren, a tree-human hybrid creature with no memory of why she is the way she is. It appears as if this is how the world has been for quite some time, though. Could this be the doing of the lady on the waterfall, or a complex puzzle with an answer hidden deep within the game? Nevertheless, Wander is a journey, one that will uncover the deep-rooted question of the Oren's origin, and hopefully find more beings like her.
Unfortunately, we probably won't get our hands on Wander anytime soon, but the indie game will be at gamescom 2014, taking place August 14 through August 17, and we can hope for a bit more insight on the griffin, the Oren, and the mysterious woman.