The Thing 2 RPG

The Thing II


Genre: Sci-Fi RPG
PlatformWindows, Download.
EngineRPG Maker VX Ace
Release Date: 11.12.2015
Download: Download Page


This game follows the story of what happens after the John Carpenter 1982 movie adaptation of the John W. Campbell JR Novel “Who Goes There?“. The original game borrows heavily on the story from the 2002 video game and this sequel expands further on the plot after Captain Blake defeats the Thing entity. After the death of Whitley and the destruction of Gen Inc Property; Captain J.F. Blake boards a rescue plane and leaves Antarctica. Complications arise and the aircraft malfunctions and crashes. With no report from Blake the Alaska base sends in a new Rescue team of which you the player take control. Your task is to find Captain Blake and escort him back to Alaska. However things are not as they seem…

-v2.4 Video Preview-


-In Depth Management features (Squad & Equipment) influence your overall chances of survival and success
-Random Infection System, Squad Members lost upon death
-Explore environments and loot objects / Random Loot System
-3 Levels of Difficulty, Additional Modifiers and Gameplay Options
-Everything is as Randomized as possible aka. Crazy RNG
-Skill learning system and Weapon alteration system
-40+ Hours of gameplay across multiple stories
-Free to Play!

-Game Modes-

Story Mode

Play as a new hero and embark on a mission to recover Captain Blake and bring him back to Alaska. Experience a free roam / open world type experience utilizing a base camp interface. Journey through the various events of the mysterious story and unravel conspiracies and cover ups all relating to horrific unknown forces. Take your battle against Gen Inc a step further in this Campaign, they are out to stop you no matter the cost. With the v2 expansion of the game several new locations, characters and secrets are waiting to be revealed including a new “Community” that you can help if you want to. The v2 also has a second expansion of side missions, items, locations and a familiar character from the 1982 movie may make a appearance…

Original Mode

A Complete remake of the Original Thing RPG I made back in 2010. Go back to the beginning of the Story and re-discover what happened with the Early Gen Inc. Play as Captain Blake of the AART (Alaska Antarctic Rescue Team) and embark on a search & rescue mission that turns into a full on battle against unknown forces and corrupt military personal. The Original story has been completely re designed, new levels added and has all the improved game play updates. Best of all any survivors who make it through can be transferred to a new Story Mode file.

Prquel Mode

Part of the v2 Expansion; This story tells the tale of a research ship that excavates someThing from the ice. Inspired by Resident Evil Revelations and a 2014 news article and co-written by Cody Ball you take the place of Natalie Tran; A young researcher who gets caught up in a struggle for survival and a hunt for the truth. This mode helps to form a trilogy story arc taking place BEFORE Story and Original Mode, features artistic scenes and supports a full cast of talented voice actors to help bring the story to life.

Survival Mode

The new v2 “Facility Survival” replaces the old broken survival mode and features 25 floors of varying difficulty/scenarios. Every 5 floors you beat will unlock a new weapon to be used in the main game stories.

Remastered Tutorial

The new v2 “Remastered Tutorial” replaces the old ugly tutorial from the v1 and utilizes the in-game “Field Guide” to help explain gameplay features and mechanics. The mode has been fully revamped too with better explained tutorials and improved looking loactions.

Avery’s Story

Set before the events of “Original Mode” and with nods to the ‘Doom’ Movie; Play as US Rapid Response Team leader ‘Avery’ and take your squad deep into the Submersible to rescue Doctor Shaun Faraday. There has been some sort of classified containment breach and Colonel Whitley entrusts you to rescue the good Doctor.

Pierce’s Story

New to the v2 expansion is a short story about Pierce. Figure out what happened to his squad and follow his adventure during the times in the story when he split from Blake. Features a stealth-puzzle minigame and plot revelations about Pierce’s Fate…

Subject #21’s Story (Thing Mode)

Returning from the 2010 “The Thing RPG” with the release of the v2 expansion is ‘Thing Mode’. You will take control of dangerous specimen “Subject #21” and go on a journey in search of truth, answers and… revenge. Features mixed stealth-puzzle sections and RPG combat from The Thing’s perspective.

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