An indie video game published by Hype Train Digital and developed by Ink Stains Games. A beautifully hand-drawn, gun-toting, poncho-sporting undertaking into what seems like the perpetually acrimonious world of the wicky-wicky-Wild West. The name of the game – 12 is better than 6 – is an old cowboy saying about self-defense: “let twelve jury judge me better than six carry my coffin”. The story puts you in the shoes of escaped slave fleeing to the United States in 1873. Explore the dangers of Wild West in hand-drawn top-down shooter.
It is 1873. An escaped slave is slowly walking through the desert, making his way from Mexico to Texas. He keeps a revolver close and is wearing the sombrero stolen from a dead man. He sees the somber, desolate world around him in black and white, aside from the blood spilled from his enemies. He trusts no one and shoots straight. The plot tells the story of the escaped convict Juan, who has lost his memory and does not understand what is happening: his portrait adorns the streets of the city, he is being pursued by gangsters, headhunters and the government.
Attempts to understand what is happening wrapped the protagonist to the Indian tribes, fanatical Mormons, Chinese miners. And everywhere he faces all sorts of trouble. In many games, heroes rush around the world, gathering friends and allies for themselves. The wild west is different – here, wandering around the world, it is easier to make yourself another enemy. Five years. He can remember the last five years of his life. He remembers himself being worked to death, dragging trolleys in a mine. Memories of the whistling whips of slave-drivers, the thunder of all the shots fired and the cries of dying slaves are deep in his mind. It is as if he had lived his entire life on that mine among killers, thieves and debtors. As the escaped slave rolls up the sleeve on his left arm, a tattoo of an Aztec deity stares back athim. The deity is smiling. Seems that today might be a good day. After breaking the skulls of the slave-drivers and taking their weapons, he sets out on a new journey. He wants to forget, but he’ll probably never forgive. It is time to start a new life… or at least that is his intention. But there seems to be a problem. Someone is following his tracks, and it seems that the local headhunters are looking at him funny with every step he takes. Make the most of your time with 12 is Better Than 6. Visit the towns on your path and interact with NPC to learn more about the area. Take to finding hidden treasures in the middle of nowhere. Rob trains, protect the innocents, collude with Sheriffs, and eradicate the gangs. Find out how long you can endure against the whole world… you might then understand why 12 is always better than 6. Your abilities and reflexes will be pushed to the limit. Bullets are deadly, your enemies don’t think twice before firing, and they rarely miss. You’ll need to cock the revolver with one trigger before being able to shoot by pressing another trigger. Shooting in 12 Is Better Than 6 will keep you on your toes. One false move and you’ll be overrun in an instant
Unique shooting mechanics – You’ll need to cock the revolver with one trigger before being able to shoot by pressing another trigger. Shooting in 12 Is Better Than 6 will keep you on your toes. One false move and you’ll be overrun in an instant.
A challenging game– Your abilities and reflexes will be pushed to the limit. Bullets are deadly, your enemies don’t think twice before firing, and they rarely miss.
A beautiful art style – The game is drawn by hand with pen and paper to create an interesting visual experience.
Choose your own play style – You don’t have to go all guns blazing. You can definitely choose to take a more stealthy approach to surprise your enemies, or even just sneak straight past them. You can complete almost the entire game without being noticed!An enthralling and long story– Live through the journey of an escaped Mexican prisoner fighting for survival and freedom in the 1870’s in the United States. Above all, it’s a story about people, their lives, and how these people tried to forge their own little heaven in a violent, yet hopeful, New World.
Environments – Real places and towns, the spirit of the desert and the most desperate bandidos of the district will help you to plunge into the breathing and cruel world of the Wild West. Visit Austin, San Antonio, Albuquerque, and Huston. You’ll find cheap saloons and expensive cabaret, Indian colonies and traveling caravans. But don’t you worry, you’ll find trouble in every of this
Authentic weapons – We’ll use only great weapons in the game. Winchesters, double-barreled guns, revolvers and Gatling guns will gladly help you to destroy your enemies. And we also have a special and crazy one: a RAT with dynamite. After throwing a rat it will run to your enemies by itself.
Upgrades– These will help our hero stay alive through the Wild West hell. You’ll find breastplates that will have a 50% chance to deflect some bullets, a fast recharging skill that will allow the hero to insert 2 bullets at once, extreme accuracy (less spread for your shots), being able to kill an enemy in stealth without attracting the unwanted attention of his friends, and more!
Friends – Meet some old friends of the main character when travelling through the cities. But will they work as your allies or did they change during the last five years? This game brings so much fun to our players! With those brilliant art design to game mechanics is totally superb!! A frantic top-down shooter genre that you wouldn’t want to miss out.