Around the world in 80 Days from the comfort of your phone [Android Game of the Week]

Spurred by a recent obsession with shows like The Gilded Age, I’ve been chasing down any kind of entertainment that can provide that late-19th / early-20th century flavor. I wasn’t expecting to find any good mobile games that capitalized on such a specific – and antiquated – setting, but 80 Days somehow managed to deliver exactly the experience I was hoping for.

A text adventure from the legendary team over at inkle Ltd (the masterminds behind the acclaimed Sorcery! Series), 80 Days is a reimagined take on Jules Verne’s famous novel, Around the World in 80 Days, following the exploits of gentleman adventurer Phileas Fogg and feel dedicated valet Passepartout.

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