I loved the entire experience! Definitely something different compared to your average jumpscare horror game. Jumping into Stories Untold next :)
The House Abandon
A downloadable game for Windows
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Really loved the whole creepy atmosphere and the text style gameplay!It was something unique & beautiful!An amazing - must play - little gem!Thanks :)
how to get out of the kitchen ? or the living room ???????? plzzzzzz XD
"go outside" worked for me
Anyone know if the Utility Room is just a red herring? Or is the key actually somewhere to find? That's been bugging me for months and with the recent release of "Stories Untold" I'm left curious once again.
Fairly sure its just a red herring, ive tried looking in all possible places for the key but it doesn't seem to exist.
I've since played through "Stories Untold" which is a collection of 4 that starts with The House Abandon, and it has some significance in a later chapter in the set of 4. Doesn't have anything that can be done in The House Abandon itself though. =P
Wow, simply, wow. I`m truly impressed with your work guys.
At first, I didn't like how the game played, and I almost drop the game, but thanks god that I didn't, because, god, what a truly terrifying experience I had. You guys have modernized the edventure text genre, and I couldn't be happier that you even got a steam release.
I give it a 4/5 stars because, while it's innovative, ingenious, scary, and has a great atmosphere. I need to say that I could never get use to the commandos that we were given, I felt like they were really limited and just 1 or 2 specific words could work.
But nonetheless, I had a fantastic experience with you game and I will buy your game on Steam. I expect to see more of you, you are awesome.
Awesome game, made me jump a few times!
This game was fascinating and a great experience to play! Highly recommended!
Amazing concept with amazing execution and atmosphere. The House Abandon is easily the best indie horror game I've played in years. A+
Is the Mac version no longer available?
AHHHHH!!! YOU'RE RELEASING A SUCCESSOR!!! I CAN'T WAIT TO PLAY IT!!!
Any chance this could ported to macOS?
how do i download the game?
I cant donwload
This concept is genius, there should really be more games of this type made, or at least in the same vein of innovation. It's a dynamic text adventure pouring with style. It bleeds tension. I really can't say enough about this game, it's probably my favourite horror game in years, due to it's aesthetic design, it's expert attention to atmosphere and eeriness, and it's ability to put a dynamic twist on a classic style that I already loved.
It's a shame it's short, but it works. I would love a series of these in different genres, with text adventures that affect your surroundings, and having to use the changing environment to solve more difficult, intricate puzzles in the text. But even it's length and pacing feel intended and fitting. it's all so perfectly designed, the creators really know how to connect with your sensibilities and take advantage of that through design, detail and genuinely understanding how fear works - and that's what so many horror games fail to do nowadays. It's simply marvellous.
Fantastic job doing something new with an old genre. The creep factor definitely got to me and the length feels perfect for getting players to experience the end even when text adventure games can be tricky for people who are not used to them.
Man this was a cool game. I've always loved the idea of text adventure games but never knew where to find them. All the meta things, especially the door, REALLY got me.
There were some frustrating things, like the fact that in some instances you had to use 'the' to make a command work, while at other times you had to omit 'the'. But overall, it was super cool.
Tried to record a video of this game, but I can't even go around back to get to the generator. So I'm stuck at the beginning of the game, and not a single command I typed would work for me.
But I never expected it to be a typing game, so it's not really my kind of game anyway.
Absoutley terrific game. Super impressed. I'm hoping you guys take this and run.
Fantastic concept, really enjoyed playing this!
The concept of the game is quite nice as it works as an oldish adventure game and yet thanks to few animations and changes in the environment it feels much creepier ;) Atmosphere is everything in the game and is only tool of the creator to work on our imagination , and he does it well ! In one point I was watching behind my chair worried for my life or sanity. Thank you for creating this little title !
Even though It took me a while to get through the game I created a little reaction video for anyone interested. Enjoy !
A great game overall. I'm still amazed that it's just created for 3 days, wow. It is obvious that the developers have experience in creating horror games. The sound is so "crisp", the environment jumpscares got me most, then the twist at the end, legit creeped me out. Can't wait for more games :D. Also you can check out my playthrough, if you want :D
Aside from some technical issues with the text-game itself, this game was amazing. The sound effects and music were spot on, and the environmental changes as the game progressed were inspired. I don't think I've played a game yet that felt as sinister as this one did during the second half.
Rough edges: Pretty frustrating if you've actually played a lot of 1980s IF. There is no 'inventory' or abbreviation allowed. You need to get used to the extremely specific parser. There are typos where there aren't supposed to be. The distortion on the TV is a little too much.
Otherwise really nice.
Great game, but how do you quit from it? I tried 'end game', 'finish game', 'quit', 'quit game'. Escape doesn't work.
In the end I had to hit the Windows key, then right click the game in my taskbar and close, but I'm sure that's not the method.
awesome game, the only issue i had with it is i wish there was a way to hurry the text up but then again i may have missed that, but other than that awesome game, ya'll did a stellar job
All the "good memories" in the kid's bedroom eh? Well there's a scary thought. :)
but seriously, great game.
Absolutely amazing game, lots of atmosphere and messes with your mind.
I did a full playthrough of this game on my channel if you want to check it out:
This game is perfect. Thanks!
Awesome text-based game with surrounding effects to the environment. I personally don't enjoy text-based games, but this game was uniquely immersive. A few jumpscares surely had my heart skipping! Very nice story, although a bit vague, leaving a little room for interpretation. Only disappointed in how short it was. 4/5 stars ****
*Rawr* Hello everyone, I have not played a text-adventure game for a LONNNNG time, it definitely did remind me of the days that I had played on the Amiga computer, those were the days. Although, old-fashion text-adventure games were anal-retentive in the demands and lack of wording-diversity, unlike many do today that are made xD. I was able to remember the thinking strategy needed and get through it. Was very immersive, I like the idea of a changing-environment to represent a mood and the changes.
It was a very short text based game. It was worth the 30 minutes of game play (mostly figuring out which words to type exactly) but it was fun.
I loved this game so much! I can't wait to see what other stories you guys release - I'm absolutely hooked!