In this text adventure, you journey between various short stories that are connected solely by color. At any one time, you may be speeding on the road with a friend, landing on Mars, or teaching your daughter about astronomy. It all wraps together in the end, though.
Stories playing in the here and now
You are Tracey Valencia, almost 18 years of age and on your way home from college for Thanksgiving. Sure, you could have let your dad buy you a plane ticket, but it's only a four hours drive and that money could be much better spend on birthday presents...
... or fixing your car, which just broke down, leaving you stranded in the middle of nowhere on interstate 0.
As "Curses" opens, you're hunting about in the attic of your family home, looking for a tatty old map of Paris (you're going on holiday tomorrow) and generally trying to avoid all the packing. Aunt Jemima is potting daisies and sulking; the attics are full of endless distractions and secrets; Greek myths, horoscopes, sixth-century politics, a less than altogether helpful demon, a mysterious bomb plot, photography, ritual, poetry and a dream or two all get in your way; and somehow you keep being reminded of your family through the ages, and all its Curses...
Play the part of a recently wed wife, diving deep into the dark secrets of her husband's family in this mystery game which is loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos.