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Originally made for the Haunted PS1 Wretched Weekend #1 in around 48 hours


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....


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


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.


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...


"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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The House In The Woods 140 MB

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Insanely creepy!  The darkness and look of the house is great.

This game was fantastic!

It doesn't work :^

Sorry to hear that, it's been out for ages and we've not heard of any issues.  Let us know some specifics and we'll be happy to help.

Thx <3 idk it just bugs with black screen, maybe is my prob

No tengo palabras. Si eres fan del terror cósmico, disfrutarás este juego. No tienes idea de qué sucede hasta que ya es muy tarde. De lo mejor del 2021

This Game was in my top Five of 2021



You still owe me cocoa >:(

Fr though, great game, I'm always a huge fan of following sound/using sound in gameplay as a major mechanic, and the loud storm was the perfect (and ANNOYING) obstacle.

amazing short horror game
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I would say this game was hard to find the house unless you follow a certain something. Spooky game with a crazy ending, short and straight to the point! (I would say about 10 mins if you can find the house quick enough) lol Check out my play through!

Have fun!

This game had a bizarre effect on me... 

One of the scariest short horror pieces I've ever played, unironically scared me which most don't do. Sound design was SO good. Absolutely great jam game.

Thanks for playing! Appreciate the comments


A very creepy game that made me feel Unnerved throughout. Would highly recommend playing. 

Excellent game. Here's my excellent walkthrough:

Wow This Game Was Good!!!

Great Game Man! Can't Wait To See More From You

I can't do this again great game but so so so so scary


This is a great game. Very spooky.

This game is Amazing!
Had an absolute blast playing this game!
Recommends everyone to play!
Terrifying experience!

Amazing game, scared the hell out of me. 10/10! Highly suggest it it's a 7 minute game but totally worth it

Amazing game! It was so much fun to play. I tend to get lost in many games, so I was pleased to see how straightforward everything was even though it didn’t feel like it while playing haha. Since I wasn’t constantly confused on what to do it really let me immerse myself into the game. Also, great job on making it feel like The Blair Witch Project! 

One of the SCARIEST HORROR GAMES I've played this year! I can't recommend it enough. Had an absolute blast playing this. Keep it up! 
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Congrats on this awesome project MiniGoliath! Definitely will be playing more of your horror experiences in the future! 

Very unsettling and terrifying experience, indeed.

This game was sooo scary! Loved it alot! Wish there was more than what it was! 

This game was awesome and terrifying!! Satanic worshipers, demons coming through portals, and even threw in my own jump scare at the end! Enjoy and subscribe if you like these kind of games! Thanks! 

This is probably the most unsettling game I've played. If you could check out my playthrough and maybe subscribe it'd mean the world, have a good day! :)

The audio is incredibly well done!.

Interessant... mir persönlich hat der Grusel leider gefehlt, Aber das empfindet jeder anders. Von mir leider nur 3/5... Sorry!

I was playing this game while telling my son what was happening in fear this game was truly amazing the effort put in was perfect.

awesome fricking job man, it really gave me the vibes of being lost in the forest and not know what to do. 

Probably the most enjoyable experience I've ever had camping. Cool game, 6.8/10.

Can see the inspiration from Blair Witch in this game which is great! 

Good job, scary me a lot , i like games in this type, thank you for this wow experience :)

i will put my gameplay here when you have time check it out

i hated this but only because it's so good lol. absolutely terrifying. thank you for this amazing game!

😂 thanks for playing!

This is a true horror game

Amazing game. In fact, the inspiration in the Blair Witch movie is very strong here, even the heavy feeling that the film gives is reproduced very well here. Congratulations.

Played it as the second game in my video, I never screamed so loud until I played this for some reason. Amazing game

Y'all made me scream like never before lol. I hope you revisit this and add on to it because the tension throughout is amazing! The music and the plucking of the strings, added with the sounds of wind was *chef's kiss*! Really had fun playing this!

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This damn house....I LOVE IT!!!

The woods freaked me out and I thought if I could get to the house I'd probably be fine. 

I've never been so wrong in my life. 


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