The Dark Unknown is a retro-RPG in the style of the Ultima games of the mid-80s. It is a stand-alone game (though the astute player may notice references to not only the Ultima series but other games of that era), and a relatively short one.

The Dark Unknown has been in development, on and off, for a decade. Art for the game’s manuals and supplemental materials was the goal of a Kickstarter at the end of 2015, and the game’s tentative release date is “sometime in 2017.”