Torment will continue the thematic legacy of Planescape: Torment by having to face complex and nuanced morality decisions, carefully contemplating deep and reactive choices with consequences that echo throughout the game all the while immersed into a new and strange vision taken from by renowned designer and writer Monte Cook's new tabletop role-playing game, Numenera.
In Torment: Tides of Numenera, players will have to decide for themselves the eternal question, what does one life matter? Numenera's Ninth World is a fantastic vision of a world in which massive civilizations continue to rise and fall with only cities, monuments, and artifacts left behind to serve as reminders of their past existence. These reminders have become part of the accumulated detritus of eons and now this assortment of ancient power is there for the taking. The humans of the Ninth World call the ancient power left behind the numenera. One of these humans has discovered a way to harness the numenera to grow strong, to cheat death, to skip across the face of centuries in a succession of bodies. But he discovers an unexpected side effect: You.
inXile entertainment's writers and artists are done working on Wasteland 2 and will begin immediately on Torment: Tides of Numenera, if funded, so by the time the game developers are done with Wasteland 2, they art and story will be complete on Torment and the developers can get torment up and running.
As with Wasteland 2, inXile will be using the Kickstarter/crowd-sourcing model allowing the developers to communicate with the community directly, which helps them make a game the community wants to play.
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