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.
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Date de parution : 30 jan 2014

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Articles

“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

À propos de ce jeu

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?

Configuration requise

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Système d'exploitation : Windows® XP
    • Processeur : 1.6Ghz
    • Mémoire vive : 1 GB de mémoire
    • Graphiques : OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 128MB
    • Espace disque : 500 MB d'espace disque disponible
    Minimum:
    • Système d'exploitation : Mac OS X 10.5
    • Processeur : 1.6Ghz
    • Mémoire vive : 1 GB de mémoire
    • Graphiques : OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 128MB
    • Espace disque : 500 MB d'espace disque disponible
    Minimum:
    • Système d'exploitation : Ubuntu
    • Processeur : 1.6Ghz
    • Mémoire vive : 1 GB de mémoire
    • Graphiques : OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 128MB
    • Espace disque : 500 MB d'espace disque disponible
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CAPTAIN WOW!
( 2.4 heures en tout )
Posté le : 31 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
This game stays in the mind of those who play it and reminds me of the atmosphere of "The Vanishing of Ethan Carter". If you did not play both of these games, DO IT NOW!

20/20, 100/100, a pure perfection :)
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jmb_07
( 1.0 heures en tout )
Posté le : 30 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
Quick point and click game, didn't expect the plot twist. The graphics are pretty good considering it was a free download. And also considering it being a free download, I think it was worth it. A longer plot would've been nice but overall I enjoyed it.
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Dr. Strangelove
( 1.1 heures en tout )
Posté le : 30 mai
That was a potent experience. I'm reminded of Emily is Away.

That kind of hurt to play, and I mean it in the best way. Kind of an Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind for gaming.
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kinderjane
( 1.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 30 mai
A strange, interesting story for those with an appreciation for good writing. The ending is somewhat lackluster, but the overall experience makes the game worth playing.
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Erbkaiser ♔
( 0.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 29 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
A short psychological horror game, Serena takes place in one location and there are only a few items to interact with: this is not a game where you collect scotchtape and a cat to make a fake moustache. Instead, Serena explores the thoughts of an unnamed protagonist as he is thinking about his life with his wife Serena.

The game is short but can still become frustrating, as it isn't immediately clear what causes the story to progress. Once you figure out the rules of the game though, which for me came after maybe half an hour of exploring, the story goes to its ending quickly.

As a free game with good production values and a really interesting story, Serena earns a recommendation without question.
But the main takeaway from this game I have is that I would like to see a longer, fully realized game by the people behind this.
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bieberfeva17
( 0.7 heures en tout )
Posté le : 29 mai
I loved it!
I get its not everyone's cup of tea BUT I freaking loved every second!
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Rachel
( 1.4 heures en tout )
Posté le : 28 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
Beautiful and short point and click game. The language and music is absolutely beautilful and ends in a way that is unexpected, just what you'd want from a psychological game. Recommend to anyone looking for a short gaming experience that is just a little bit offputting, in the good way.
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bismuthify
( 1.0 heures en tout )
Posté le : 27 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
I did not like it at all.
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flyssann
( 0.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 24 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
Very atmosopheric, point and click story. Reminiscent of a twilight zone episode. Looks very pretty and is genuinely creepy. Can't wait for a sequel or an expended version. Should probably come with a warning that you can't save and if you escape you have to start again, that said it only took me about 50 minutes to complete.
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mojobimbo
( 0.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 23 mai
This was by far the weirdest game ever. It is extremely confusing. The story didnt make sense at all, it started of as a happy couple and then the clock chimed and his attitude turned. You thought he was losing his mind.... But we opened the wardrobe and didnt know who the body found was and then all of a sudden these two people were burning the cabin down and the game was over. Pointless
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whatupmary
( 0.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 22 mai
Very well-spent hour of gaming. I enjoyed the creepy atmosphere and good storyline with a twist at the end. If you haven't played this game yet, you should. I had to force the game to run in windowed mode though, because I had this strange zoomed in problem.
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Sazo
( 0.7 heures en tout )
Posté le : 22 mai
I personally didn't get much out of this one. It tries to tell a story and have the atmosphere of a horror, but the game play really just draws things out and is not that engaging.

It is generally hard to say yes or no to another when it comes to a free game, but I can say that I would not have missed anything if I never played the game and as short as it is, you might enjoy the story, which I did not.

All in all, I would personally pass on this one.
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k.tchernov
( 0.1 heures en tout )
Posté le : 20 mai
Too buggy to play. Does not have configuration to change resolution and starts at the wrong resolution. Parts of the game are chopped off and you can get stuck.
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Grenadiac
( 1.9 heures en tout )
Posté le : 18 mai
If you really like point and click games and have an hour or so to spend then definitely give this game a chance. Those who dislike dialogue or who cannot get invested in short stories may want to steer clear though. The gameplay can get pretty repetitive but if you get hooked into the story you won't notice it too much.

The one major complaint I have with the game is that there is no way to pause. Simply going AFK is less than ideal since the character will begin pestering you to do something if you stop clicking on stuff and even worse some relatively interesting dialogue may be spoken at random as well. You can easily miss parts of the story if you chose to mute the game. Pressing escape will immediately exit without asking you to confirm and there is no way to load or save a previous session. Accidentally closing the game and having to rapidly click through everything to regain your progress can completely take you out of the story and slightly ruin the experience for you.
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FenderGreg
( 0.7 heures en tout )
Posté le : 16 mai
Great short free game, love the evolution of the story
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Couille² Loup
( 1.2 heures en tout )
Posté le : 16 mai
Jeu qu'il faut faire d'une traite, car une fois lancé il n'y a pas de menu rien, en appuyant sur échappe on sort du jeu et quand on le relance il repart du début. Une histoire psychologique intéressante, au début on se dit bon ouais ok, et puis on se laisse prendre par la naration, on se laisse trainer dans les pensées et la vie de notre avatar, on découvre ce qui fut, ou est... Un jeu gratuit qu'il faut faire par curiosité, un point and click narrant une histoire sombre au relant de poésie macabre.
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Treble_Gamer
( 1.6 heures en tout )
Posté le : 15 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
This game surprised me to say the least. This game explores a man and his seemingly failed relationship. It goes through all the stages from, "oh how perfect she is" to "well we had our issues" to "did i do something wrong" to "I hate her". with a frightening twist even I ,having played the game twice,still dont quite understand. story pretty solid while gameplay is simple ( though hard to understand at first) A tip would be make sure you got ALL the diolouge out of one single object you may need it to progress and fully understand the story.
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GDIKezr
( 1.4 heures en tout )
Posté le : 14 mai
Beautiful and poetic story about a clouded mind, certainly more than worth your time
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NUK3IFY
( 0.7 heures en tout )
Posté le : 12 mai
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Gotta say this was a great game it had some great story elements although there was alot of readin i must say but none th less i found it creepy at some points despite not having jumpsacares nut hey for a free game its's defenitley worth a playthrough and hey did i mention its free :)
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darthbombshell
( 0.8 heures en tout )
Posté le : 12 mai
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Way too short and not scary at all
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1.2 heures en tout
Posté le : 16 mai
Jeu qu'il faut faire d'une traite, car une fois lancé il n'y a pas de menu rien, en appuyant sur échappe on sort du jeu et quand on le relance il repart du début. Une histoire psychologique intéressante, au début on se dit bon ouais ok, et puis on se laisse prendre par la naration, on se laisse trainer dans les pensées et la vie de notre avatar, on découvre ce qui fut, ou est... Un jeu gratuit qu'il faut faire par curiosité, un point and click narrant une histoire sombre au relant de poésie macabre.
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7 personne(s) sur 7 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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0.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 29 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
A short psychological horror game, Serena takes place in one location and there are only a few items to interact with: this is not a game where you collect scotchtape and a cat to make a fake moustache. Instead, Serena explores the thoughts of an unnamed protagonist as he is thinking about his life with his wife Serena.

The game is short but can still become frustrating, as it isn't immediately clear what causes the story to progress. Once you figure out the rules of the game though, which for me came after maybe half an hour of exploring, the story goes to its ending quickly.

As a free game with good production values and a really interesting story, Serena earns a recommendation without question.
But the main takeaway from this game I have is that I would like to see a longer, fully realized game by the people behind this.
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13 personne(s) sur 23 (57%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
Non recommandé
0.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 3 mai
Produit reçu gratuitement
The lack of a menu ruined this game for me. Although the game is billed as "short," I didn't have the time or desire to play through to the end in one go. After hitting Escape to quit and restarting from the beginning twice, I just gave up on it. I realize it's a free game, but a Save feature would have improved the experience immensely.
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5 personne(s) sur 5 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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1.2 heures en tout
Posté le : 28 mars
I`ve never had chills with horror.

This psychological horror game gave me chills , and it`s really, REALLY nice graphically ambiented for my taste.

I can`t wait for a sequel or a longer version of Serena,

This game is 11/10.
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1.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 22 avril
i like this game. tho i think its hard starting trying to figure out what your looking for. also would love to have seen a save menu, since i hit escape and i had to start from the beginning. this game did for me have issues with black screen on start on windows hit "alt+tab" and then go back and it glitched the screen into working on start up also somtimes when clicking on the picture frame of poem it would black screen out just do the same thing.. the story line i loved it was very dark and nicely written... i recomend for the story line....... the black screening tho i almost quit im hoping my short fix will help others.. so there game play is a little easier if they have this problem..
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0.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 2 mars
What a great game, considering that is free. Really, I actually got into the history.... the music , the atmosfere, all combine to u discovering the changes and what really happend. Man, Congratulations to the guys who made it. I really liked it, thanks.
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1.5 heures en tout
Posté le : 14 mars
Don't accidentally quit the game! Happened a few times when I played it. The game itself was beautiful, but I was always afraid to look at certain arts on the wall. The atmosphere got more and more intense as you go through it, but the twists were definitely worth it. Double twists at the end, to be exact. I am now on a lookout for more games from this group of developers!

Recommend? Definitely. Give it a try!
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2 personne(s) sur 2 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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4.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 12 avril
Serena is a great point and click adventure story that I'm happy to have downloaded for free. Execellent work on the story, voice acting, mood setting atmosphere, music and sounds that creep in just at the right moment... The game is very short and sweet, and quite frankly easy to complete on your first try, but I may have missed a few extra sceens and narration. Because of this, I'll have to play through it again and see what all I missed the first time, so I guess you could say there's some replayability factor.

If you have the 317mb or so of free disc space to download the game, and you'd like point and click adventure story with the sad/creepy and confined mood resembling that of Silent Hill 4: The Room (when you're in The Room anyways...), then I highly recomend downloading Serena and playing through it at least once.

Great job to the crew that created Serena! Make more stuff! Free stuff! :)
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3 personne(s) sur 4 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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0.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 10 mars
This game is just as short as it gets, but since it's free I guess you can't complain.
The issue is that you learn about the characters more and more and that's good, but the game kinda stops and becomes extremely boring very-very quickly if you can't find the thing to interact with to advance. If you happen to find everything asap I think finishing the game may take less than 5 minutes.
Also I have no idea what the ♥♥♥♥ was that ending, they could've went any cheap cliché and I probably wouldn't have minded it, but this was probably the dumbest way to end it.

Also, the voice acting is surprisingly very good, didn't expect that from a free title.

I think it's worth a try, because it's definietly not bad. You have nothing to lose other than 10 minutes of your life if you don't like it.
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Non recommandé
0.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 6 avril
I honestly went back and forth on whether to recommend this. Considering it's free, I guess there isn't really a lot to complain about. To get straight to the point, the voice acting and controls were both subpar, kind of like you'd expect from a free game, and the story just wasn't there to pick up the slack. I say play this game if you're really, really bored. But if you have absolutely anything else you could be doing with your time right now, do that instead.
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Posté le : 29 mars
Selena is an interesting short story presented in an interactive 'game' format, for free, here on Steam. It's very well done, has great graphics, an interesting story, and is good for a playthrough. I would suggest it only for adults as it has some mature content and theme. For those interested in engaging in a story playthrough in the weird fiction genre, then I can gladly recommend Selena.
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Posté le : 3 avril
Serena is a spooky adventure game. There was a moment when I was convinced Sierra On-Line alumni Scott Murphy was standing outside the cabin. I tried to let him in, but King Graham would not let me. Play this one with the lights on, and don't forget tissues for the tears.
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Posté le : 2 février
Un jeux à propos d'un homme dont vous allez comprendre pourquoi en fouillant un peu dans la cabane ceci est un jeux trés court car c'est juste il faut fouiller pour comprendre une histoire plutôt interestante et triste l'ambience du jeux est trés trés intérestante .
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0.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 5 février
This is one for an English Literature analysis paper. Too bad you can not put a spoiler alert on a review. Anything I would or could say would spoil the narrative.

NOTE: Short and MUST be completed in a single sitting. There is no save feature.

Tough to recommend, but tough not to.
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Posté le : 14 février
What is Serena?
Serena is point and click game in the traditional sense. The game involves around the main character looking at objects and telling and remenbering the memories of the life with his wife Serena while he waits for her return to the cabin they call home.

Is this an horror game with spocky creatures or ghosts that jumpscare you?
The answer is no, the game does have its dark moments but there is no monsters or anything like that.

Story
Every object and furniture in the house has a story in their relationship which makes the story quite immersive. Some of them change in appearance according to what the main character has remenbered and is feeling.

Gameplay
In this game you click multiple times in the various objects to get the various pieces of dialogue. Once you make a breakthough in the plot the ambience changes and the objects will then have new dialogue and some objects change their appearance along with the enviroment.

The game doesn't tell you but there is only two keyboard keys you can use: SPACE allows you to highlight all the clickable objects and ESC that makes you quit the game if you press it twice.
The game doesn't have a save feature but it can be forgiven since it is just an hour long.

Voice Acting
The voice acting in this game is pretty good. I was expecting something really bad since it is a free indie game and all but I was suprised for its quality.

Conclusion
This is a pretty good point and click game that delivers it's story quite well though the enviroment and the dialogue.
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7 personne(s) sur 9 (78%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
Non recommandé
0.6 heures en tout
Posté le : 5 janvier
I found the story poorly written and the ending unclear. It's not super excited and very short. I suppose if you want a quick game to play to pass the time this could be for you but otherwise I do not recommend it.
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6 personne(s) sur 9 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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0.3 heures en tout
Posté le : 1 janvier
6.1/10 - A Good 30 Minute Point and Click Drama

The game unfolds a well-crafted story about a man waiting for his wife to come home. The story unfolds quite nicely and compels you to figure out what's going on.

Honestly, without a guide I wouldn't have made it through this one. The solutions to progress in this game are not always obvious, which is frustrating. If you make any errors you sometimes have to rediscover all of the clues again to move on.

Don't hit Esc... or you will be irritated.

FREE so give it a whirl.

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Non recommandé
1.7 heures en tout
Posté le : 2 janvier
Bla bla bla... There's nothing in this game except for the chatter. Had I known, I wouldn't spend my time on it.
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Posté le : 6 février
I really, REALLY liked it. The atmosphere and soundtrack were top-notch and the story, at first, seemed really cliche, but towards the end got really cool, pulling out a completely unexpected ending that, get this, actually makes sense! It's easy to tell the makers of this game wanted to do something completely fresh and original and they succeeded brilliantly. It, at first, gives off a nostalgic, gentle feel that quickly turns to uneasiness and discomfort, then to a dark tenseness that envelops the setting. The color scheme remains the same throughout, but as atmosphere builds and soundtracks darken, everything looks more oppressive, dark, and tense. Very well done. This is one of the few games that really touches me emotionally: seeing something beautiful and ideal wither and die before your eyes is one of the hardest things to see for me and people who find that emotionally depressing or at least touching will very much appreciate this. Another thing I noticed: items you look at in the beginning take on a completely different meaning in the end, which is something I really enjoyed. Very very very good. Recommended completely to anyone who appreciates a good story, a good atmosphere, or a hella good soundtrack, even if it isn't the longest thing in the world...
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0.8 heures en tout
Posté le : 22 décembre 2015
Now this...
It's not a game, no, this is a life changing experience
XD
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