Welcome to Venice, Italy during the great European Renaissance; where artists are creating great works, trade and commerce are thriving, and where the Catholic Church continues to expand its influence.
Coinciding with this great entrance into a new enlightened era, men and women have begun to display exceptional characteristics. These exceptional individuals are seen by some has harbingers of a more awakened future, but others see them as a threat to tradition and power.
“Under the Mask” will allow players to step into Renaissance Italy to explore life as artisans, politicians, courtesans, and merchants. Each character also has a persona based on a character from popular comic books.
This game has been heavily inspired by Neil Gaiman’s graphic novel, 1602, wherein he artfully engineered a new look at some modern day superheroes through the lens of a different historic era. Other inspirations include the great characters of DC, Marvel, and Vertigo comics.
Under the Mask 1.1 is a revision of Under the Mask. Characters have been modified, the politics have changed, and there are new characters that did not appear in Under the Mask 1.