Unrest is an adventure RPG that adapts to death, failure, and the choices you make.
Play as ordinary people struggling for food, safety, freedom, and a chance at peace.
Explore an ancient Indian city using conversation, manipulation and (rarely) violence.
Unrest is excellent [...] It’s not often that a game I’m reviewing hooks me so hard that I play it through twice. – IndieGames.com
…great writing, and almost every character you meet or play will have understandable backstories, motivations and traits. – IGN
[Unrest is] SUPER NEAT. An RPG with interesting narrative choices and consequence, and no bullshit. – Anthony Burch
Unrest captures something of the lives of people rather than the bombast of heroes and protagonists. – Rock Paper Shotgun
Unrest is a short, smart work. – Kill Screen
I love it…something worth experiencing. 9 out of 10 – Gameranx
Its ethical dilemmas are reminiscent of Papers, Please – Edge
…will fascinate and haunt you long after you put the game down. – Softpedia
…really cool. I’m so thrilled that [Unrest] even exists – Jesse Cox
The lives of its damaged, refreshingly human characters stayed in my mind for many days after the credits rolled. – Gamespot
…succeeds by making us think, empathize, and question morality. – Pulp365
Pyrodactyl’s promises of deep interactivity and role playing freedom have, in fact, been fulfilled – The Cloud Monster
Q. Tell me what Unrest is about. Why should I play it?
A. Unrest is about exploring a fantasy interpretation of ancient India through the perspective of ordinary people. It also offers a great degree of player freedom along with multiple endings to each scenario. On top of that, Unrest has a detailed conversation system which tracks NPC opinion of the player using 3 values – Friendship, Respect and Fear.
Q. Does Unrest also have mod support and a narrative that continues if a player character dies?
A. Indeed, Unrest has all of these things! Funny you asked, actually.
Q. How did Unrest get made? What’s the release date?
A. Unrest was made possible by our awesome backers via Kickstarter. The official release date is July 23, 2014.
Q. Is Unrest a documentary, or otherwise historically accurate? I enjoy reading legal disclaimers, by the way.
A. Unrest is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual names, events, locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.