A downloadable game for Windows and Mac OS X
If you want to kill God, you have to cross all the little hells She created.
The forest cavern is one of those hells, and I've got to admit… it's a good one. Elegant! Turns out all it takes to screw us over is to shut off the lights.
It's embarrassing, honestly. I mean, we've survived on goddamn lava planets. A forest should've been no problem. At first, I was thinking that when we got back to our friends, I'd avoid mentioning this fiasco entirely. But… soon enough, I realized… we were never going to see our friends again.
Escape from a Lightless World
HEARtREAD is an audio game. Its goal is to provide a unique experience to players at all levels of visual ability. To this end, it is played on a blank screen.
Estimated play time: 30 minutes.
Note about controls: In order to turn your character, hold the left arrow key or right arrow key (rather than tapping). The game uses a slow turn speed.
More information: http://www.getinthedamnbox.com/heartread
Sabrina Boyd: Story | Design | Testing | Music | Acting
Julie Boyd: Music | Acting
Michelle Surka: Acting
Matt Surka: Story | Design | Writing | Programming | Sound Design
Erica Lahaie (@aurahack): Cover Art | Branding
Additional testing by Tim O'Connor and Daniel Horowitz.
2016 Figgie Award: Digital – Accessibility and Inclusion
(Boston Festival of Indie Games)
|Published||248 days ago|
|Platforms||Windows, Mac OS X|
|Tags||audio-game, binaural, dialogue, Female Protagonist, Interactive Fiction, radio-drama, Short, sound-design, Story Rich, voice-acting|
|License||All rights reserved|
|Asset license||All rights reserved|
|Average duration||About a half-hour|
|Accessibility||Color-blind friendly, Interactive tutorial, Blind friendly|
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3.00 USD. You will get access to the following files:
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