You can find a list of our most frequently asked questions & their corresponding answers here.
Do I need an Alexa device to play this?
The Cursed Painting is available on a number of speakers and headphones but is reliant on the Alexa framework. For mobiles try looking for the Alexa app on your app-store of choice and enable Cursed Painting through the application.
I can't start the game!
Unfortunately, The Cursed Painting is not available in every country just yet. We’re looking at translations, but are focusing on English speaking countries at the moment.
How can I contact Customer Support?
About The Game
What are the differences between the background choices?
All backgrounds will have their unique flair to the narrative throughout the game, small story snippets depending on what your starting choice.
The thief starts with a bonus to Agility.
The adventurer starts with a bonus to Toughness.
And the Noble starts with a bonus to Power.
Are there special attacks in the game?
Sure there is!
At level three in any statistic, you’ll gain access to an ability, these will improve once you gain access to level five in any statistic.
Agility will allow you to perform a blinding strike in combat.
Power will allow you to perform a Power attack in combat.
Toughness will unlock regeneration which allows you to regain a bit of health after each combat.
In Game Commands
How do I know what my statistics are?
Try saying “Check Stats“.
Can I reroll a new Character?
Sure! Restart the game at any time by saying “Restart”. This will, however, reset your entire progress, but allow you to try out other backgrounds and choices.
I totally missed an important piece of description!
You can say “Repeat” at anytime to have the Storyteller repeat its last couple of sentences.
Am I stuck in the dungeon until I finish it?
You can always say “Leave Dungeon” if you want to return to the surface.
How do I manage my equipment?
Say “Open Inventory” and equip newly found items from there.
I'm on the brink of death!
You can increase your health by saying “Drink Healing Potion” – If you’re all out of them, try finding somewhere to sleep.
In a worst case scenario, try returning to the game in a while, you will regain health slowly over time while you’re not playing.