Ghost of a Tale is Dark Souls of Zelda wi-MOUSE IN A HAT!

10:30 AM on 04.03.2013

Jim Sterling

Former Reviews Editor

This is one crowdfunding project that needs to see reality!

It's become so hard to follow all the crowdfunded games that my eyes typically glaze over as soon as a developer starts warbling about Kickstarter and IndieGoGo. Ghost of a Tale, however, has one thing all the other contenders don't -- a mouse in a hat, with a little tiny lute on its back. 

Flawless. Victory. 

Lionel “Seith” Gallat is in the driving seat, a man who previously worked on such films as Despicable Me and The Lorax as an animator for Dreamworks and Universal. His upcoming action-adventure game is inspired by the likes of Dark Souls and Legend of Zelda, and pits a medieval mouse against undead animals. You can certainly see the inspirations in its trailer. 

The project requires 45,000€ to get off the ground, and I certainly hope it makes the cut. This is looking like a genuinely charming little romp. It's got a mouse. A mouse in a hat.

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