While Renee, the protagonist of The Town of Light, is fictional, the experiences outlined in the game are sourced from this reality, from real life experiences of the mental institution from this time period. Renee’s life is a patchwork of experiences, created by the game’s creative director Luca Dalcó who wrote a book outlining her entire life, from birth until death, using research as a basis for the character. The book was not written to be published, it was more of a personal reference – a way of capturing the essence of the character…
The Town of Light Raises Money for SIOW!Posted: 7 Feb 2020
One of our featured Titles (check out others HERE!) has launched today on Nintendo Switch, and our friends at Wired Productions have very kindly agreed to donate 10% of net sales to Safe In Our World!
Based on extensive research and inspired by real facts, The Town of Light is a first-person psychological story-driven adventure game set in the Volterra Psychiatric Asylum.
Back in 2017, the Telegraph wrote an artice (read in full HERE) about ‘How a video game is shining a torch on the history of mental health institutes’
The Town of Light is available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop at $9.99 / €9.99 / £7.99