Hi, I loved your game, I wanted to know if I could translate it into Brazilian Portuguese and spread it to Brazilian youtubers, would you allow me to?
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
You awake in a dark place, with seemingly no memories of your past or your whereabouts.
And it's black. So black.
Russian (by Keepers of Time)
German (by Marcel Weyers)
French (by Coline Huet)
Chinese (by Huang Yue)
Average gameplay time: 15-30 minutes (more if played more endings)
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My first release, a short project made in ren'py in about two weeks for NaNoReno17.
It's a Visual Novel game with multiple endings (9): some are ''dead ends'' whilst others are story related. Playing more than one ending helps you understand what's going on (specifically ending 1, 3 and 5). There's a bit of blood and gore(?), mostly censured, but I rated it R-18 just to be sure.
If you want to help me improve, RATE THE GAME or leave a COMMENT below to let me know your thoughts - or if you encountered some errors, typos, bugs and what-not: I'd greatly appreciate it :)
Also, please note that I've only tested the Pc version.
My Twitter: @schivafrecce
|Updated||16 days ago|
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Tags||Atmospheric, Black and White, Casual, Dark, eerie, Horror, Multiple Endings, renpy, Spooky|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Languages||German, English, French, Russian, Chinese|
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Hi Mr. Mendeskl, I'm so happy you liked the game!
As long as the translation is a free contribution, I'll be honored to let you translate my game: if that's ok with you contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll send you the script :)
Eh! How are you? Hehe¬
I want to ask if you are searching one person that can translate the game to spanish, If you do please contact me at Twitter @Mokou_17.
(And I loved the game, make more pls xD)
Hi Mokou17! I'm happy you liked the game ^^
Thank you for offering a translation, I'll contact you on twitter :)
It's quite a nice game! The story is very attractive, and I felt as if I was reading a novel with pictures.
I wonder if I can help translate this game into Chinese (to see what I've missed in game *laugh*). If you need this, please contact me at email@example.com. It'd be better if you can tell me the patterns that the translation should follow to be applied in the game :)
Thank you! It's nice to hear that you enjoyed the story and yes, it'd be awesome to have the game translated in Chinese (plus, your motivation is a noble one XD)
I'll send you an email with the details ;)
I loved this game, so intriguing 😊 Here is my gameplay 😍
Permission to Upload your game as youtube video/twitch.
Hi could say if we are allowed to make youtube videos of your game and upload it on youtube?
If possible can you send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org so that I know for sure^^.
I am a French student in a Master's Degree in Multimedia Traslation. As part of the formation, we have classes of game localization, and in order to be graded, we need to find a game and translate it into French, and I must admit that yours caught my eye and I really enjoyed playing it! I am very interested in translating it.
As it is part of the master's program, I can do it for free, but just a little recognition by maybe putting my name :). I am ready to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement if needed.
Do not hesitate to contact me at email@example.com.
YO, played your game and gotta say i was a tad surprised by the whole story.
Even thought i walked in with low expectation i really enjoyed the story and how you get to know it better through different endings
here´s the first part of two i made for my channel
*** POTENTIAL SPOILER ***
I got the ??? out of 9 ending, is that actually 9? Please help!! Loved the game btw.!!
WE ALMOST HAVE ALL THE ENDINGS!! | Black | Part 3
this game is so amazing! i am so close to getting all the endings, keep up the great work!
This is a really good game.
We enjoyed it very much. We loved the dark ambient and the art style.
Here is a short video we made while playing:Keep up the good work !!!
WOAH, WAIT, WHAT?? | Black | Part 2
the next part to this awesome game! 2 more endings achieved! i love everything about this game! i cannot wait to play more on this!! :D
Very cool visual novel! The game was fun and entertaining great job! :D
This is a suprisingly well made and atmospheric for the visual novel genre. Nice work man, can't wait to see what you'll do in the future!
true ending first try!
This is a good game a lot of replayability a very dark creepy feel thanks I had fun playing this
Really enjoyed this Indie Horror Visual Novel! Love that there are multiple ending. And i had allot of fun voice acting in it!
WHAT HAVE I DONE?.... | Black | Part 1
so far on what i have played, i really really like this! hoping to get all the endings on this so i am looking forward to it :D good job on creating this!
Thank you so much for your gameplay! ^^ I'm glad you're liking the game, I hope the other endings won't disappoint you ;)
I recorded this game and really wanted to upload my video, but for some stupid reason my video editor showed the recorded footage all being green, even though I can watch the video file itself and it won't be green, I don't know what's up with that, so sorry I can't show you, but I did enjoy the game and get creeped out a few times.
I'm sorry to hear that, are you using Sony Vegas by chance? I had the same problem once, and I fixed it following a guide on youtube, maybe it could help...in any case, thank you for the feedback, I'm glad you liked the game ^^
Actually, I'm using Vegas Movie Studio 13 Platinum. I saw a video on how to fix this problem, but they had a folder that I don't have, and therefore, cannot open. So there's nothing I can do about it.
Hey, this happened to me too in the past, here is a video to resolve the issue :)
These are the exact same instructions I saw in another video before, thus remaining unhelpful, due to a folder not existing in in the "Sony" folder.
Okay, I figured out the problem, I was supposed to open it from in my Steam folders, because I have the software on Steam.
Very cool game, would like to see a 2nd part, get some answers answered :-)
Great job on this game, would recommend it :-)
I don't know about "improve", but if you want music or sound fx I'd be glad to help :)
I don't think this game requires more music or fxs, but if you have a website where I can listen to samples feel free to leave the link. As long as your prices aren't too high I may consider using them for future projects ;)
Hi, at the moment I'm not home so I can only give you some links of projects I've worked on (not all but let's keep it short)
here's a link to my soundcloud page; it has a variety of pieces that I uploaded, so you can have an idea
For the prices I usually work them out project by project. With the last one I've worked on we agreed on 35 euros per minute of music made (it can change though)
The only thing I can say for feedbacks is everyone was satisfied of the final product in the end :)
I really enjoyed this game
Wow, I'm still amazed. That game was phenomenal! Though I'm so confused, especially about "Rudy" (hope that's not too spoiler-y). Like, whaaat? And "his" two different arms in one ending. It's all so mysterious. Do you plan on clearing anything up? And no matter what I do, I don't know how to get the gallery picture that's the third one diagonally down to the right.
But yeah. I was actually kind of scared at some points. Some endings for so mind-fucky, but the true one was just heartwarming. :)
Hi! Thank you so much for playing the game, I'm so happy you liked it (even though it was confusing XD)
To shed a little light, here are some--spoilers!
**YES, A LOT OF SPOILERS! BEWARE!**
Ok, about the Rudy matter and the double "nature" of the creature: I wanted the player to craft the story and the characters, so based on your behaviour towards the unknown creature (you can either be kind or a jerk to him, but also be "brave" or "scared") the game decides if YOU are the human or the monster of the story. Basically there are 4 combinations:
1)You are the human, the "kid" is a monster
2)You are the monster, the kid is human
3)You are both humans
4)You are both monsters
For the gallery image: I'm not sure if I understood the picture you are talking about, but I think it might be either the one for ending 3 (walkthrough, in the download section) or this one, try to pick:
Hi -- I'm...no one -- where am I? -- go with him -- eat -- don't say anything -- eat it raw -- be aggressive -- be evasive -- start a fire -- have you seen yourself -- sleep -- i need to find him -- don't -- yes -- stay with him
Let me know if this is it, if not I'm at your disposal 👍 and thank you again for leaving your feedback, I really appreciated it :)
First try, true ending. It was very scary, very tense... but I really tried to act like an adult and while I was careful I was willing to listen and trust. Really glad it paid off. Thank you, this game is wonderfully crafted.
Just made a video of me playing your game, and I gotta say I really enjoyed. Both me and my friend I did a video with really liked it. Hope to see more games from you in the future. :)
Well, that was a very interesting experience.. made me feel anxious just as planned ;)
Btw, got true endind on the first try, f*ck yeah :D
This was a really interesting visual novel. This a perfect medium for short stories.
Must Admit, When i started i was like..... what is this?, But must say after finishing it. i thoroughly enjoyed it thank you for the experience! if you make something new let me know i'd be happy to try it :D
This game was really great, I got the true ending on the first try and I'm really glad I did! This story can actually be really sweet. Thank you!
For being your first release, this game is really really good! I enjoyed creating a Let's Play with it, especially after I uncovered the true ending. I'm curious of how many '??' endings are there? I only got one. I didn't get every ending. I think I made it to 4/9 + ??x lol but that's because the fourth ending was the true ending, and I loved how it concluded for my video. I have to say, what a turn around. From dark and spooky to kind of cute and adorable, in a gritty way haha. I wonder if other endings have a major significance or impact on the story? I might just have to continue playing off cam! Great work!
Hi! Thank you for your gameplay and for your feedback on the game ;)
The other story-related endings are 1 and 3 (they expand only a little, though) - also, the ?? ending is the only one ^^
I really loved this game. It was kind of scary at first, but oh man the true ending, I really loved it and got it my second time around after being stabbed in the back lol. Amazing job!
I accidentally got the "best" ending (imo, AKA home) first and so FELT TERRIBLE FOR ALL THE OTHERS. HOW DARE YOU. But it was so moving and the sounds and atmosphere? Killed me. Amazing. 11/10.
I loved this game, but to me it was almost more of an experience then just a game. It drew me in and made me feel so many emotions, both fear and happiness, to the point where I never wanted to stop playing. The use of art and music and dialogue and the way it was all blended together made for an amazing outcome that I am going to recommend to as many people as I can.
Oh gosh....I LOVED your gameplay :') you made me laugh so much with your commentary and the way you kept disagreeing with the MC's words (btw, I'm sorry for the traumatic beginning and the nearly heart attack at 8:49 X°D) and I'm particularly flattered/honored by the feedback your wrote...thank you çwç.
Since you seemed to have some rightful doubts about one moment of the story (that part IS confusing and probably not explained well), I wanted to answer them below:
When the MC accuses the kid of attacking him, he is referring to the whole bonfire incident. He thinks the kid extinguished the fire to take him by surprise and kill him (but probably failed). Then later, in the tunnel, he even sees him with a bloody face smiling creepily....but was this really true?
If you noticed, when the fire goes out, little "flakes" start to fall from above...WHITE flakes. Also, the kid couldn't have been in the tunnel, because he was asleep in his cave.
So, this is what happened: the real bad guys of the story, aka the "other creatures" ("them"), are attracted to the light (=white). Therefore, when you started the fire, you basically created a beacon...and since you were not colored in black yet, you got influenced and saw what "them" wanted you to see.
Hopefully, this may clear things a little...if not, just ask anything and I'll gladly answer ^^
That cleared it up. I kinda suspected it was the bloody face thing when I was editing the video. But I didn't even think about the thing with no fire and the white flakes. It all makes a lot more sense now. Thank you!
Also, you don't have to apologize for almost giving me a heart attack. That was one of my favorite parts, and the fact that the game was able to make me freak out like that just speaks to how amazing it is and how immersed I was in it.
I'm glad you were able to enjoy my gameplay. My channel isn't very popular so I wasnt able to get the game much added popularity, unfortunately. But at least I was able to bring some enjoyment to you, consider it payment for bringing enjoyment to me (also cause i'm extremely broke).
You're welcome ^^
If it's ok with you, I decided to use your video as the official gameplay for the game - I'm not that popular, but I hope it will help you get more views...you deserve them ;)
I loved this game a lot, from the UI to the soundtrack it was all woven together to immerse. I
also love my new weird son and can't wait to see what you come up with next!!
A great and eerie game, loved the first playthrough, will have to see the other endings!
The art style, the ambience, the story, and the choices, everything about this was so good! Good job! Made a video, hope you enjoy!
(Sadly there's no option to pm you here on itch.io about the question you left in the ratings, so I'm going to do it here, hoping you'll see it **crossing fingers**)
Thank you! I'm really happy you liked my game! And yes, sadly it's short - it was originally for a game jam, and I decided to join last minute to see if after playing so many VN I could make one myself ^^
I hope you'll like my future games as well (unfortunately it may take some time before a new release, work and studies are forcing me on a pretty long hiatus) and thank you again for your kind words, it really means a lot.
One last thing...sì, sono italiana ;D
Sfortunatamente ho visto la risposta solo ora dopo aver visto la notifica del tuo follow(dopo un mese causa scuola ;;)!
Sono sicura che sarai in grado di creare un sacco di altri giochi incredibili, continua così (^▿^✿)
Even in the darkest cave in the middle of nowhere, I can befriend a monster who wants to eat me, or does he?
The game, the art, the story and overall gameplay is really much better than i expected,
I kept thinking "man i hope the game has a
good ending where the creature and i be happy and stuff. I only played it once, got ending #5 (gonna go back, be bad-gotta get other endings lol); and i just had to leave a review to show my appreciation . Im also following you now so i hope you do more beautiful games like this!
I think overall this was a good game. Alone in the jungle with a tribesman? Monster? It was a new atmosphere to take part in. I only have one small little gripe. The go away option actually closes the game. I didn't know that was going to happen and, was a small inconvience but, overall good game!