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Ghosts. Not all of them are jerks looking to steal your precious soul. Some of them are more interested in solving crimes, although for admittedly selfish reasons. The ghost in Peltast Software's Why Am I Dead At Sea is looking to figure out how they ended up in this ectoplasmic state, although doing so means solving a mystery involving several people on board a ship. With each person having their own fears, thoughts, and information, you'll have to possess and interrogate the right people in the right combinations if you want to find the answers you need. Better hurry, too, as you're having some alarming visions as well. Might not be too many people left to possess should those visions come true.

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Possession is your main power in Why Am I Dead At Sea. It gives you a nice warm body to use to talk to other people, for starters, allowing you to ask them questions. Some folks on the ship get along better than others, though, so you'll need to figure out which crew members get along best so you can get the most information out of them. As you gather more clues, you can use them on other crew members, opening up new dialogue options that will hopefully lead you to the answers you're looking for. If you're lucky, you may even figure out a few tidbits on who you are along the way, gaining a few new powers each time you discover something about your past self.

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With nine crew members with unique identities and several endings to unlock, a lot of your conclusion will depend on how you play. Luckily, you'll have the sometimes unnerving, sometimes silly soundtrack from Bill Kiley to keep you going as you explore the game and try for all of the varied endings. Looking both unsettling and lighthearted at the same time, I'm very curious about the tone and hidden secrets of Why Am I Dead At Sea.

Why Am I Dead At Sea is available for $9.99 on Steam. For more information on the game and Peltast Software, you can head to the game's site, developer's site, or follow them on YouTube and Twitter.