It was a long time ago in August 2020 (!) that the fascinating card shark was revealed for the Switch in an Indie World Showcase, with developer Nerial partnering with publishing powerhouse Devolver Digital for the release. The concept is that you cheat and cheat your way to the top of 18th It entered French society at the beginning of the 20th century, all by playing cards and tricking the other players in various ways.
A developer walkthrough video is now available (above) which is useful for seeing how the game actually works. It’s not just about playing cards, but also working with your accomplice in different ways – sneaking cards in or out of your pocket while pouring him a drink, or finding a reason to leave the room and close the deck “mark” them so you can manipulate the game.
It looks tricky, but it’s also quite fun, and the game has an undeniable sense of style.
It’s due on Switch and PC this year, with the latest video stating it’s “coming soon”. If you have a Steam account, you can also watch a demo.
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