How long has it been? A man sits in a distant getaway cabin waiting for his wife Serena. Where is she? Things in the cabin evoke memories, and the husband comes to a disturbing realization... This short point-and-click adventure is the result of a massive collaborative effort between dozens of fans and designers of adventure games.
User reviews: Very Positive (3,560 reviews)
Release Date: Jan 30, 2014

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"The product of a collaboration between several talented indie devs, Serena is a (free) story-driven adventure game that's worth exploring."

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“A dark, gruesome adventure game, portraying loss and misery”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“A piece of adventure gaming history”
True PC Gaming

“One of the few actually touching horror games I have ever played”
IndieGames

About This Game

How long has it been? A man sits in a distant getaway cabin waiting for his wife Serena. Where is she? Things in the cabin evoke memories, and the husband comes to a disturbing realization...

This short point-and-click adventure is the result of a massive collaborative effort between dozens of fans and designers of adventure games. Rallying to support the venerable genre and its passionate community, these developers have brought together a grim and highly detailed horror story in what is the largest, possibly even the first, game project of its kind. Talents include crew from renowned indie companies Senscape, CBE Software, Infamous Quests, Digital Media Workshop, Guys from Andromeda, and many more.

Features

  • A (twisted) love letter to the adventure game community
  • Over 40 contributors provided their wit and talents
  • Extremely depressive mood, and a bit of fear here and there
  • A haunting story that will challenge your intellect (and temerity)
  • Amazing voice acting by legendary adventure game designer Josh Mandel
  • More awesome acting by popular video producer Pushing Up Roses
  • Yet another overwhelmingly astonishing surprise cameo by an ex-designer from Sierra!
  • Did we mention the gut-wrenching atmosphere?

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 128MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.5
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 128MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 128MB
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
43 of 49 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
I just wish the game was longer, the story really had me intriguied. Hopefully there's a sequel of some sort as this has left so many questions unanswered.
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26 of 27 people (96%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Serena was a dark and creepy expierience for me.
No, it's not a bad game, but it hits you HARD at feels. I'm sure I won't forget what I've seen very easily. Even though I wish I would.
Just... just try it out if you want a strong story. But be warned, it's not going to leave you with pretty memories.
Good example of what a 1-hour long game can do to you.

Pros: +immersive at its best - maybe too immersive;
+ amazing storyline and plot twist;
+ did I mention the plot twist?

Neutral: +/- depends if you like this in a game, it is probable that you will not forget this game very soon. You may relate to its story in your life and you will remember this game;

Cons: - no replayability; most people uninstall right after finishing;

Personal rating: 85/100
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23 of 26 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 12
+Twist ending
+Multiple dialogues per interaction
+Music
-Interesting, compelling, and chilling story.

-Voice acting was poorly done, especially for Serena
-Too short :(
-Setting esc as the quit button messed me up and I had to restart my game. Would like it if it was indicated. Also, I didn't know that I could use space to see what was able to be interacted with until I read the other reviews. I would have liked a short intro as to what the controls are, see above two points

The game is quick to play but you'll keep thinking about it after you're done with it. One of the best interactive story games I've played.
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
For me , Serena is a very dark game . The atmosphere surrounding you is undoubtedly scary and spine chilling , especially when the creepy music starts playing at one point. But overall , it's a story telling game based on loss and misery , with an unexpected ending .

I'd love a sequel to this masterpiece :)
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
This is messed up. This messed me up. 10/10.
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