Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro announces mystery RPG The Good Life

Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro announces mystery RPG The Good Life

Last updated on September 30th, 2017

Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die creator Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro and his new studio White Owls plans a mystery RPG called The Good Life.

Revealed via a Fig mailer, White Owls plans to open Fig crowdfunding for the development of The Good Life on September 2 at 7:00 p.m. PT (right after Suehiro’s PAX West 2017 panel).

Overview of upcoming Cat RPG: The Good Life

About The Good Life

Welcome to The Good Life. The game is set in Rainy Woods, the self-proclaimed “happiest town in the world.” Here, you’ll play as Naomi, a photographer from New York who finds herself stuck in this small town in rural England. She’s found a way to pay off the massive debt she’s accumulated, but she soon discovers that the town is hiding a very bizarre secret…

At night, all of the town’s residents turn into cats. Why does this happen? Is this why everyone in town is so happy? No one seems to remember what they do at night. Naomi is here to find out what’s going on in Rainy Woods.


We all know Cats have it easier than anyone else!

The townspeople aren’t the only ones who get to roam around at night as a cat – Naomi does too! Once the sun sets, you’ll get to explore Rainy Woods and collect clues and important items connected to the events of the story. The town becomes a very different place at night, as certain secret paths, rooftops, and attics can only be accessed by cats.

Take a peek at the campaign page for more gameplay details and be sure to leave your feedback in the comments! Also, we’ve lowered the minimum investment amount – Fig Game Shares for The Good Life will be $100 per share!

A Message from Swery, the creator

Hello everyone. I’m Swery, the director of The Good Life.

Last November, I created my new studio, White Owls, and this is our first official announcement. From the bottom of my heart, I feel so proud to be announcing this game with Fig, a next-generation publisher.

This game will inherit the spirit of Deadly Premonition, my most representative work, but it will also feature a brand new style of gameplay. It’s a mystery game based on the framework of a ‘daily life RPG.’ I’m positive that the happiest town in the world and the most bizarre townspeople in the world will capture your heart and pull you deep into their world. Please support The Good Life and help us bring this game to life.

I’m sure this game will make a lot of people happy!

I Love You All!!

The Good Life

Thanks, NeoGAF.

If you enjoy unusual RPGs, check out Re:Legends.


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One comment on “Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro announces mystery RPG The Good Life”

  1. Avatar Fexelea says:


    But during the day. At night I want to play videogames as a human :P

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