Precinct Kickstarter is a spiritual successor to the Police Quest series

By Stephany Nunneley
16 July 2013 16:40 GMT

Sierra veterans Jim Walls and Robert Lindsley have announced Precinct, a spiritual successor to the Police Quest series, has landed on Kickstarter.

Precinct aims to “bring back the classic Sierra-style adventure formula and update it into a modern police adventure.”

The Jim Walls Reloaded, Inc. developed title needs $500,000 in funding, and as of press time, 184 have donated $10,219 to its development.

“Like the original Police Quest series, Precinct let’s people see what it’s really like to be a police officer,” said Walls. “With today’s development tools and technology, I can finally deliver the type of experience that I’ve always wanted to. I want Precinct to rekindle the feeling of classic adventure games while delivering a cutting edge police adventure to a whole new generation of gamers.”

Precinct takes the player on a “realistic police adventure through the mean streets of Fraser Canyon,” where players will assume the role of Officer Maxwell Jones

It was written by Walls along with “some of today’s brightest Hollywood talent.”

The first-person adventure game contains a 3D environments and gameplay , and is planned as a five games series, with the first game being released in Q3 2014.

If funded, Precinct will be released as digital download for PC and Mac with distribution across platforms such as Steam.

Additional Kickstarter stretch goals will allow for release on PS3 and Xbox 360.

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