Publisher Astrolabe Games and developer Space Colony Studios have announced a playable demo of the retro visual novel Stories from Sol: The Gun-Dog was released

The demo version is available right now for PC on Steamincludes the first hour of the full game, giving you the opportunity to meet the main character and the rest of the crew of the Jupiter patrol ship Gun-Dog.

The announcement came with a trailer that gives another look at the game’s retro-styled visuals, which certainly aim to bring back the style of the classic PC88 and PC98 visual novels.

You can check out the trailer below, and if you want to see more, you can enjoy the original discovery.


Stories from Sol: The Gun-Dog is coming to PC via Steam, but we don’t have a specific release date yet. If you’re not familiar with the game, here’s what it’s all about.

The war is over. The war is just beginning.

Planetary Calendar 214. Four years have passed since the end of the Solar War. Our hero, devastated by the loss of crew members during the war, is assigned to the Jupiter patrol ship Gun-Dog, which is ordered to investigate mysterious signals coming from the edge of Jupiter’s space.
Little did Gun-Dog’s crew know that a new danger loomed deep in the ocean of stars, threatening not only Gun-Dog, but her entire crew as well.

Take on the role of security officer Gun-Dog as you try to save the ship from an unknown intruder while overcoming the paranoia, conspiracies and vendettas that erupt among the crew. When friendships fall apart, can you overcome the challenges that lie ahead?