Trilobyte Games, one of the earlier pioneers of multimedia adventure gaming, has announced that they have signed an agreement with Angel Valley Media to license film and TV treatments of The 7th Guest. The studio has also launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdtiltOpen, which will divide funding and development goals into stages, to finance the third entry in The 7th Guest series, The Collector. The first stage, which will fund a playable beta for iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows PC, has currently received over a third of the necessary pledges.
Original team members Robert Hirschboeck (Henry Stauf), Tommy Tallarico, David Wheeler, and John Fricker are back on board, while The Fatman himself has also allowed his original music to be used within the game.
“We’ve reconstituted much of our original team and received ringing endorsements from all, including a ‘greenlight’ from the Steam community” said Rob Landeros, cofounder, creative director and CEO of Trilobyte Games. “We’re asking fans and puzzle game lovers everywhere to pledge $65,000 to fund our beta; The 7th Guest 3: The First Story.”