No you’re not in the wrong place, and this isn’t a long academic article on grain prices in the 14th century. Instead we have a brand new gameplay video for upcoming online survival game The Black Death. In a similar vein to the highly anticipated Kingdom Come: Deliverance, this upcoming title eschews the genre’s traditional fantasy setting for a more straightforward historical one. It lands players right in the middle of Western Europe during the height of the Bubonic Plague and asks them to do their best to make a life for themselves.
The latest in a series of hascinating developer videos from Small Impact Games focuses on the economic impact of the disease on the world you’ll be inhabiting, but it’s also worth your time going back and viewing some of the older ones to look at a number of other areas. There’s a new Beta Build due out at the end of this week on September 8th so now is a great time to get involved and give it a go. You can find out more on the Dev Blog.