July 14, 2024
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Search for a lost colony on Mars in the adventure game “Deliver Us Mars”

Sequel to Deliver us the moon (2019), Deliver us Mars (2023) is a Atmospheric sci-fi adventure game set in the mid-21st century. When Earth's ecosystem is close to extinction due to the effects of climate change, after a mysterious distress call from Mars, Earth's youngest astronaut, Kathy, joins a expedition to recover the ARK Colonial ships stolen over a decade ago by the mysterious science-oriented organization Abroad (Kathy's father, Isaac, is among the leaders of Abroad).

Although the history of Deliver us Mars It is strictly linear and you as a player cannot influence it, the story itself is well written and interesting, revealing the truth about the fate of Abroad colonists on Mars piece by piece. Some parts of the game felt like a real detective story. The visual and auditory atmosphere of the scenes complements the story well and the final act of Deliver us Mars It presents one of the most convincing depictions of a human colony on Mars in video games.feeling almost utopian… especially comparing it to the dying Earth.

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Unfortunately, this aspect also leads to some frustration with the strictly linear nature of the game's narrative: you can't change the main character's final decision, no matter how stupid you think it is. Another source of frustration with the game for some players will be the clunky wall-climbing mechanics. Regardless of these minor issues, Deliver us Mars is a must-have game for any Mars fan.

Visual summary of Deliver us Mars HISTORY

Beware of major spoilers that reveal important story plots.

Even before reaching Mars, the expedition is plagued by serious problems.

A spaceship approaches Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Landing on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

The game's protagonist (main character) is Kathy, the youngest astronaut on Earth, who is searching for her father among the lost colonists on Mars.

Astronaut on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Kathy lands near an abandoned mining facility

Mining facility on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Mining facility on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Mining facility on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

One of the three colonial ships also appears abandoned

Abandoned colonial spaceship on Mars in adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Abandoned colonial spaceship on Mars in adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

..but the ship's power core is still functional

Power core of a colonial spaceship on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

During her search for the lost colonists, Kathy will drive back and forth between various bases of the Abroad

The Martian explorer in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

One of the abandoned bases is covered in snow.

Martian base during a snowstorm in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

The Martian base is covered in snow in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Kathy may spot several of NASA's Mars exploration rovers during her search.

NASA's Opportunity rover in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

From the beginning, the colonists were beset by various misfortunes and over time some of the colonists began to demand to return to Earth.

Graffiti

The expedition uncovers increasingly horrific facts about what happened to the colonists.

Dead colonists on an abandoned colonial spaceship on Mars in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

But disagreements are also growing among the members of the expedition.

Abandoned colonial spaceship on Mars in adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Eventually, Kathy discovers that some of the colonists have managed to establish a vibrant colony under a geodesic dome, including her father.

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

They even have beehives to pollinate the plants growing in the dome.

Hives on Mars colony in adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Martian colony under a dome in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

But history forces Kathy to sabotage the colony and abandon it to return to Earth.

Leaving the Martian colony in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Leaving the Martian colony in the adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Domed colony on Mars in adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

Spaceships return to Earth in adventure game 'Deliver Us Mars'

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