The game was overall ok. Not bad. I believe that one of its main message is about how we may feel an unnerving sensation when things don't seem right and bizarre occurrences take place, however it may all just be much less sinister and more simpler than it looks. I do feel the game could have used other forms of danger to amp up the tension in the game like animals etc though for its size and probably what the creator wanted this may not be required, because personally the stalker in the game didnt feel justified because it disappears in an inhuman manner which could however be created to have different intepretations of the ending. Graphics wise it emulates old games, does the job. Apart from that keep up the good work devs and i wish you best of luck in more games you'll create in the future!
A downloadable game for Windows
Welcome to Bleakshore
The haunting wilderness awaits you.
The ocean washes the silver sands.
Orla is here somewhere.
The marram grass blows gently in the wind.
Over the salt marshes ravenous gulls cry.
Where is Orla?
The pines tower overhead,
Their dead needles carpet the ground.
An object dear to you rests there.
Dusty paths maintained by the feet of summer,
Hidden now in thick unmoving fog.
You hope she's okay.
For the Haunted PS1
Wretched Weekend 1 game jam
- WASD to move
- Mouse to look
- Left click to interact
- Hold Esc to quit
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Will you release a Mac build?
Unfortunately I don't have any Mac systems to test on and have had bad experience in the past with UI and textures being blurry or hard to read on untested builds. Maybe if I ever get a Mac I can revisit and make a proper build.
i love the overall ambience of this game, and the music is awesome. good story, definitely recommend
awesome ending, atmosphere, and sound design.
dassa two thumbs up from me
what is the game about?
its about,, a woman finding her lost girlfriend who just kinda disappeared to the place they held their anniversary i think
It's so lovely and heartwarming! And that relief in the end! Great game!
I thought it was a horror game so little things in the beginning scared me. Here's my reaction! (Starts at 2:56). Overall, amazing!
attack of the dubstep monster
A lovely little piece about everyday anxiety / insecurity. Using directional sound to draw you to the lighthouse was a great idea, and the ending fits the theme perfectly.
Great atmosphere, loved the old school design.
the atmosphere! I loved the sounds of the game, peaceful yet eerie, I felt like I was lost a few times but always ended up finding where to go, this is exactly what I was looking for when I searched for atmospheric horror!
Loved this game of yours! I'm so glad I included in one of my 3 Scary Games. It was not that scary but I really likes the atmosphere it gave off.
I really recommend this game, amazing athmosphere and sound, and the story itself was also good and hit home which made it feel more special!!
While playing this game I always felt lost yet somehow I knew where to go. It's weird to think that this whole game never really gives you a reason to worry, it's just in our nature...
its funny, i just commented the same thing about being lost but finding the way somehow!
Never gives you a reasons? Never spotted that dark figure in the distance watching you?
Bleakshore makes up a majority of this video however it is the last game I played in this video. We were just intruiged and couldnt put the game down until we finished it. Very atmospheric we both enjoyed
This was wonderfully atmospheric, the creeping dread, the music filled with anxiety-inducing sounds. This captures the "everyday" aspect of anxiety, just wandering though a situation and telling yourself "it's fine" but not ever really believing it until proven otherwise. Also I love a bleak beach. Also also my husband says "tell them I loved it and it almost made me cry".
I really enjoyed the vibe the game has presented this is my 10th time playing this game. I made a vidoe on it too
I really enjoyed the feeling of dread while walking around the beach.
Felt calming in a weird way.
This game was great. The type of fear this game made me feel was so different from most games. The fear of looking for a love one while questioning your own concern is such a relatable feeling. As a transwoman, this was amazing representation and would recommend this game to everyone!
I featured this in my video
The creep grew on me, I won't lie.
Pro tips: holding forward and right or left simultaneously allows you to run (face sideways to compensate and move forward); when in doubt, follow the shore line.
It was creepy coming up over a hill and not knowing what was beyond it. This happens in real life too. I got lost a few times, felt like the map was changing (creepy!).
Great atmospheric game, great story concept. Appreciated the inclusion of queer characters, and I liked the ending.
Sapphic trans gal looking for her gf. Good game, OP
There's just something about wandering around a desolate, foggy slice of countryside that I find oddly comforting. Along with being super creepy and disconcerting, of course.
This game really portrays a sense of panic and loneliness astoundingly well, despite having the feeling that we're not really along in the place we're trekking around in. We feel lost, and at the same time are never far away from familiar sights.
It took me quite a while to drag myself to where I needed to be, but the journey was most definitely worth it.
A surreal and yet ultimately satisfying experience that I think more people should embark on =)
I've had this downloaded for a few weeks now and finally got around to playing it today. Despite its short length, I was absolutely delighted by it. It's not super often that you see trans characters in horror games, much less trans characters in a loving relationship in horror games - so this was a breath of fresh air.
Lovely atmosphere, excellent sound design as well. I personally found it very hard to get lost, considering the sound leads you into finding the lost items which is great game design.
I look forward to seeing more from you guys!
Aww this has put a big smile on my face. Being trans myself I wanted to make a game inspired by my personal experiences, I'm glad you enjoyed the game <3
really enjoyed the game :)
love this game..check out ym vid of it here
Thought something was finna jump on me the whole time
I really ejoyed it!
Love the atmosphere!
One of the most atmospheric game I've ever played... Very well done! :)
the unnerving sands of bleakshore has made it into games of terror! nice story btw didn't totally expect that
I honestly thought this game was gonna be scary but, i got a good story instead. good game.
i like how this game goes like not throw in stuff at start like it doesnt start with a jump scare thats nice, tho the female she kinda.... short. ok ok uhm, so really well made game not random Bleakshore is like beachshore idk how but yeah nice one!
I just wanna talk, but you keep turning into a tree! My only question is, who does the black figure represent before you reach the end of the game? Even tho this was probably made in a short amount of time, I love how it's story driven and the players not thrown into the mix of randomness. Interesting soundscape as well!
Great game, loved how atmospheric it was.
Hey I really loved this. I really liked how the noise in the soundtrack was actually an indicator of where to go. I love these games where you can keep walking around and wander and yet somehow you get where you're supposed to.
Loved the ending as well, got heavy The Lighthouse vibes. Was that intentional?