Stories from Sol: Gun-Dog

Survive the mystery that awaits the JFS Gun-Dog in deep space in this retro visual novel / graphic adventure. War is over. War is just beginning. Planetary Calendar 214. Four years have passed since the end of the Solar War. Our protagonist, scarred from the loss of his crewmates in the war, is reassigned to the Jovian patrol ship Gun-Dog as it is dispatched with orders to investigate mysterious signals coming from the edge of Jovian Space. Unknown to the Gun-Dog’s crew, a new danger looms deep in the ocean of stars, threatening not just the Gun-Dog but all her crew.

  • The Game - A love letter to retro anime and 80s Sci-Fi. The game is a visual novel adventure in the spirit of classic PC-9800 titles. Featuring a vintage green screen aesthetic, the developers have created an "era-accurate" game that exudes retro vibes in every way, from the text to the visual effects.
  • The Story – A new threat emerges from the void. Humans have long since freed themselves from the grasp of gravity, but they are still unable to escape the hold of war. It is year 214 of the Planetary Calendar. Four years have passed since the end of the Solar War and an uneasy peace persists throughout the solar system. What starts as a routine assignment quickly escalates into a battle for survival as an unknown threat terrorizes the crew.
  • The Gameplay – Investigate. Interact. Analyze. Advance. Utilizing traditional point-and click adventure mechanics, during your time on the Gun-Dog, you can navigate various locations on the ship, examine the details of the richly realized backgrounds or talk with the different crew members on board.
  • The Place - Adventure in an entirely explorable ship! The main stage of the first instalment in the "Stories from Sol" series, as the Jovian patrol ship Gun-Dog heads into deep space it serves as the setting for the game’s story.
  • The Characters – Get on board with the crew of the Gun-Dog! From the elegant yet distant Captain Bartermews, to the bubbly Lieutenant Commander Cassandra Quinn, to the assertive and domineering Chief Mackenzie Cathays, “The Gun-Dog” features an extensive cast of characters for you to meet.
TITLEStories from Sol: Gun-Dog
RELEASE DATEFeb 28, 2025