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When the Darkness comes

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Game Information

Available on:PCMar 1, 2019

Developer: Sirhaian

Genre: Adventure

A Game Without Meaning. A Game Nobody Should Play.

When the Darkness comes is a walking simulator whose glitchy and dark tale tries to illustrate the hardships of depression and anxiety through a variety of imaginary digital landscapes.

A clock, a piano and a girl. What do they all mean?
What is meaning, anyway? What has meaning?
Do you have one? A path, a goal, something determined, pre-determined?
A light to follow?

Discover a world filled with loneliness and fear. A world where despair breathes and hope dies. A world about you, about us. A world about humanity and about life.

BEFORE STARTING
This Experience is NOT for everyone.
This Experience explores themes such as depression, anxiety, verbal abuse, manipulative control, and suicide.
This game could also potentially trigger epilepsy attacks.
Seriously, do NOT play this Experience if you believe this might affect you in any way.

The first Arc should take about one hour to complete.

CONTROLS
Movement: WASD or arrow keys
Interact: F
Jump: Space
Sprint: Shift

There's a toggle to swap between AZERTY and QWERTY layouts in-game.

This Experience might not be suitable for streaming audiences.

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When the Darkness comes | Launch Trailer (PC)

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Reviews

TechRaptor

9 / 10.0
Samuel Guglielmo

When the Darkness Comes is a surprisingly smart horror game that manages to blend in introspective narrative elements seamlessly.

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