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Originally made for the Haunted PS1 Wretched Weekend #1 in around 48 hours


ENTER THE WOODS

On a camping trip into the forest your friend has vanished in the night.  As you step away from your camp to investigate you realise you are lost as well....



THE GAME

Inspired by The Blair Witch Project.
Explore an endless forest and try to discover its secrets.


POST JAM UPDATE

We have updated the game to be closer to what we originally wanted from the jam but couldn't possibly finish in 48 hours.  Many thing have changed including a proper ending, if you have played the game before, please try it again for many new spooks.


CONTROLS

Usual movement controls.
Hold shift or click the left stick down to run.
Left click, E or A on the pad for interactions.
RMB or Left trigger to zoom focus.
ALT+F4 to run away.


Follow the cries for help...


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

"Wah, what the f**k?!  What was that?!"  - Ealia

"Wooaha, f**king hell!" - CJUGames

"Ah, it's freaking me out. It's freaking me out. It's freaking me out." - Cjmaxibon

"What?  Oh my god no.  Please no." - NathOnGames

"Holy shi- what? Oh god!  What the f**k is this?" - SuaVieJaVii Games

"Eeeooo, f**k meeeeee." - jacksepticeye



Please bear in mind we have only really been working on this game for 2 weekends and some evenings so it should still be considered an early prototype.

We may revisit this in the future...

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Audio
https://freesound.org/people/AmeAngelofSin/sounds/394605/
https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/104485/
https://freesound.org/people/GregorQuendel 
https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/333818/ 
https://freesound.org/people/Natty23/sounds/349225/ 
https://freesound.org/people/SirBedlam/sounds/393824/ 
https://freesound.org/people/original_sound/sounds/363123/ 
https://freesound.org/people/Pastabra/sounds/366016/ 
https://freesound.org/people/PatrickLieberkind/sounds/396457/ 
https://freesound.org/people/cylon8472/sounds/249686/

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The House In The Woods 140 MB

Development log

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The atmosphere in this game is AMAZING, the basement gave me chills

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Amazing game inspired by Blair Witch, I LOVED it, the sound design was fantastic and it was very tense

I would love to have options to remove headbobs and other settings

Cant wait to see what more you make in the future, keep up the amazing work

Very lovely game! Gamepad controls are either a little wonky or I am too fidgety to sprint. But otherwise this game is stunning. Despite having PS1 graphics this game is far too detailed to have ever been played on the PS1. But I would totally play a full game in this style.

Great Game Playing Off On The Horrors Of the Woods At Night And The Abandon House To Explore Great Game Enjoyed Playing 

 

The forest is scary at night.

Definitely see where the Blair Witch influenced this and gives me the vibes when I was younger, watching the movie and had those creeps/chills. Enjoyed the playthrough and still wanted to join their cult.

Great experience! better than the official game. The spirit of blair witch is in this game and the end, perfect! If this game had some "Lore" will be exceptional!

Grande esperienza! meglio del gioco ufficiale. Lo spirito della strega Blair è in questo gioco e il finale è perfetto! Se questo gioco avesse un po' di "Lore" sarebbe fantastico!

Great game.

One of the best indie games I've ever played.

Esse jogo é sinistro... tomei cada susto nele, muito bom!!!

Nice!

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I knew it was about triangles! 

I think the game had a few horror characteristics (especially the sounds), but I did not get scared at all. Maybe because I haven't played it alone in a room (that's probably the reason), but I think the game would benefit from more story telling. In comparison to "The Blair Witch" or with this in mind the game is definitely better than the movie.


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I have to admit that the scene in which the sounds make it feel like somebody or something is running up the stairs creeped me out a little. 

This was really good! Pretty scurry too

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De lejos la experiencia de terror mas intensa que he tenido en mucho tiempo, la sensación de estar indefenso, combinado con la música y esos detalles tan pequeños como el cambio en el sonido del viento, crean una atmósfera de terror y suspenso perfecta, definitivamente un juego de terror que todos deberian de jugar para no querer salir de sus casas nunca más

Loved playing it, it was so scary would like to see a longer game version

Cult Basterds I swear, not gonna lie, I wanted to Quit few times just a few

Terrifying

so spooky got me on my tippy toes and shii

I needed a safe word with this game! My poor heart, so good! Please keep up the good work!

this game was so freaking scary! im sorry but this was almost way to much to me! i really hope this game gets more attention. on of the best horror games in its style this year. thank you for making this game. its a pro edited 5 minute reaction compilation so show it some love! LOVE YALL!!

1st game. i really enjoyed that! presentation was amazing and i overall just creepy vibe.

Impressive and creepy, both atmospheric and startling with unique little details all around. Great work.

The atmosphere, the visuals and the horror aspect are simply incredible, especially for a game made in 48 hours. Deserves all the praises.

Incred
Incredible atmosphere and very interesting concept. It reminded me a lot of Blair Witch, I loved!

It felt like I was truly going to die a few times playing this game!  Absolutely fantastic all around! 5 stars!

Reminded me of an urban horrorstory from my childhood. Had a good atmosphere and well done scares!

I liked this game a lot, it was definitely a good game to make the hair on the back of your neck stand up. I also like how the game did not rely on jumpscares to be scary. 

This is so awesome, i'm a fan of Blair Witch and Lovecraft story so when i play it, i love it so much, thank you devs team

I enjoyed playing through this game! ^_^

Seriously dude, one of the best games I've played on the site. Definitely in my top three. I just gotta ask; what was your inspiration on making the game? Great work! Made a video showcasing your game :)

This game scared the crap out of me! 
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The atmosphere in this game was so well executed. I truly was nervous playing this.. fear was building in me and that's not something I experience very often. I am amazed only 2 people accomplished this... truly well done! I followed you on Twitter and would love to see more from you two💜

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I could have used a bit more vocal guidance toward the house, but I tend to be impatient.

For the rest, nothing but praise. The atmosphere is vibrant, the progress harrowing, but the entire game is utterly enjoyable to play, and that's all that counts in my book.

Well done and kudos to all involved!

This game was so good. I enjoyed every moment of it (even though it terrified me) Well done guys ! <3

I loved it ! it honestly gave me Blair witch vibes which I love!!!

The atmosphere is chilling, the camera handles well and the sounds are perfect,maybe if they had added 2 or more objectives to do it would have been perfect, but it is a good game I loved it! Recommended to all who like terror and urban exploration.
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This game is so creepy. :) 5/5


My girlfriend showed me this game and I have to say I wish I didn't get goosebumps but I really did. Thank you for making this it was a lot of fun to play! I hope it gets noticed more!

For anyone who'd like to see others scream and not yourself, here you go :)

LOVED the atmosphere!  Looking forward to more from you my friend
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