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Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One

  • Released in Q4 2008
  • By Hothead Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Mac, Linux


On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is an episodic RPG-Adventure game set in a deranged comic-book-meets-pulp-horror universe. Armed with unconventional weaponry, you join forces with the Startling Developments Detective Agency to make war on bizarre enemies and solve the mysteries hidden deep in the sinister heart of New Arcadia.


  • Create-a-Player System lets you design and develop your own character, seeing it come to life in 3D and in the comic-style 2D cut scenes
  • Dynamic turn-based combat system, over-the-top animations and team-up moves during enemy battles
  • Classic adventure game play combines with RPG elements to unravel the game's mysteries and puzzles
  • Authentic Penny Arcade story and dialogue written entirely by Jerry Holkins

Hardware Requirements

Linux 32-bit x86
Pentium III, AMDAthlonTM 1.0 GHz or better
ATI RadeonTM 9500 or better, NVIDIA GeForceTM FX 5200 or better, Intel GMA 950 or better with 64 MB of video memory (shared or dedicated)
512 MB of available system memory
OS-supported keyboard and mouse
OS-supported sound card
350 MB of available hard drive space
One-time Internet connection required to activate

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User Reviews


Penny Arcade Adventures dropped, no Episode 3 planned

Canceled due to poor sales, Hothead focusing on EA partnership

Mar 26, 2010, by Lydia Sung | 3 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • May 21, 2008 (PC)
    • Q4 2008 (PS3)
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