Something ancient and evil is stirring in Victorian England. Only you can stop it. Journey to the brink of madness and beyond as you set forth alone into the dark.
User reviews: Very Positive (173 reviews)
Release Date: May 20, 2014

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October 31

New Episode of "The Last Door" released!

Hiya Mates,

You may know it already.. but, just in case. We have just released the second season premiere of "The Last Door", fifth installment of the series and episode one of the second season .

If you liked our lovecraftian horror adventure game, don't miss out the continuation of “The Last Door” where new and intriguing mysteries are back, featuring new playable characters and many technical enhancements.



Start enjoying the new installment and get a really creepy Halloween day at our website:

www.thelastdoor.com

Thanks pals!

TGK

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August 4

The Last Door - Steam Cards Added



The Last Door Collector's Edition is now updated including a set of 6 trading cards. Along with the steam cards of course, there are badges, emoticons and backgrounds to collect.



Feel free to share your feedback, artwork and videos at the community hub.



From today to August 10th, we’re also partnering up with RPG publisher Pelgrane to launch a The Last Door themed contest. To enter the contest you only have to submit a 140 character horror story to horror140@postudios.com. Winners will be announced on August 12th.

Winners will receive a free copy of the indie horror adventure game, The Last Door and a free Pelgrane Press PDF. We’ll be selecting a total of 5 winners and we can’t wait to read your horror short stories! Learn more here.

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Reviews

“A love letter to H.P. Lovecraft.”
Penny Arcade

“Off to a promisingly frightening start.”
Gamespot

“I experienced genuine chills.”
Joystiq

Steam Greenlight

About This Game

Feel what it's truly like to be alone in the dark with this low-res, high-suspense point-and-click horror adventure, winner of multiple Best Games of the Year awards. Set in Victorian England, when Jeremiah Devitt receives a letter from his old schoolmate Anthony Beechworth with a hidden, cryptic message, he knows something is wrong. His journey to an abandoned manor is only the beginning as he starts to remember a long-buried secret from his youth, discovering things man was not meant to know, and opening doors that should have remained closed…

The Last Door: Collector’s Edition contains four terrifying episodes of occult and otherworldly horror inviting you to investigate Victorian England's deepest, darkest secret. Featuring new scenes and puzzles, enhanced graphics, unlockable bonuses, and remastered sound. Explore ancient manors, decaying tenements, and twisting underground warrens with little but a lamp and magnifying glass to guide you. Dare you open The Last Door: Collector's Edition?

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: Intel Atom 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated with 64 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Adobe AIR
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated with 128 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Adobe AIR
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX Leopard
    • Processor: Intel Atom 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated with 64 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Adobe AIR
    Recommended:
    • OS: OSX Leopard
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated with 128 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Adobe AIR
    Minimum:
    • OS: Debian based Linux
    • Processor: Intel Atom 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated with 64 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Adobe AIR
    Recommended:
    • OS: Debian based Linux
    • Processor: Dual Core 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated with 128 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Adobe AIR
Helpful customer reviews
19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
15.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 18
'The Last Door' is a classic point and click adventure game. So much so that you can play the entire thing with only the use of the mouse. The graphics are beautifully designed pixel graphics that never feel like you are losing atmosphere. The story is intriguing and interesting with a feeling of The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe and has been called “A Love letter to H.P. Lovecraft” by Penny Arcade.

The music composed by Carlos Viola is phenomenal. In fact I would say that it is now in my top 3 most loved video game soundtracks after playing this game and worth the purchase price by itself. You can download the soundtrack from the website (https://thelastdoor.com/index.php/soundtrack), although they have plans to include it in an update at some point in the Collector's Edition on Steam. Here's a bit of a taste from the Chapter 1 OST, which should give you some feeling as to the atmosphere of the game:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPkdM6T4uE0

This is a story of a young man named Jeremiah Devitt, who receives a letter from an old school friend he has not seen in many years with a cryptic message that makes Devitt know something is wrong. Dealing with his own psychological issues in which he tries to remember his past he traverses back to places from his younger days in Victorian England to try and remember what they had all gotten themselves into all those years ago. Once arriving at his friend's home he finds that his journey is just beginning and we are taken through a strange occultist tale.

Gameplay is simple point and click adventure fare with no real annoyances from my experience. Everything works as it should and feels natural. The game contains many puzzles that you must work out to move on as all the classic adventure titles do. Most are fairly simple with just trying items out in different ways until you find a match, but you will be required to read the many notes you find in the game to get some tips on what some of the puzzles entail. Found letters will give you clues on how to pass certain areas based on their eerie nature.

Achievements are included and lead you some in places you may get stuck, but there are even more secrets beneath the surface that you may never discoever without a bit of help. One achievement entitled Master of the Occult tasks you with finding every secret in the game, and these are not at all easily identified. Odds are you will need to use the Guide in the community hub to find these, but they add a lot of flavor to the game that makes for some strange and sometimes creepy easter eggs.

The Collector's Edition that is available on Steam is a more polished and put together package than the free to play version that is on the website (https://thelastdoor.com/). There you must download each episode one by one, and it doesn’t include the 4 mini-sodes that the CE does, nor does it have them combined as one game like the CE does. Also, most obviously, the free version doesn't include Steam Achievements, or trading cards. Even though you can play the entire season of the game for free on the website, this game deserves compensation. It is far better than the vast majority of adventure games currently on Steam in almost every respect. Story, art, and music. So please consider either purchasing it on Steam, or making a donation on the website itself if you enjoy it. :)

This is considered to be Season 1 of 'The Last Door', which includes 4 Chapters/Episodes as well as 4 mini-sodes for a look at certain other people and situations that were not shown in the main game with our main character. The Season 2 episodes have just started to come out with Episode 1 being released about 6 weeks ago on the Last Door website. Episode 2 is expected to be released in early 2015. Currently, Episode 1 can only be played if you make a donation of at least $1, but when Episode 2 is released in early 2015 Episode 1 will be available for free download while Episode 2 will then be the one that needs a donation to be played immediately until Episode 3 comes out. They have not announced any plans to release a Season 2 Collector's Edition on Steam after it is complete, but I would wager that it will be done.

A well made point and click adventure that deserves to be compensated for the quality it provides. It is well worth the purchase price for adventure fans, and the original OST is worthy of being mentioned among the best in all fo video games. Highly recommend this game to fans of the genre.

8/10 Worth it at full price, but must buy when on sale.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
As someone that played the first episode of The Last Door when it was free on newgrounds.com, I was very excited to see this collection on steam.

After finishing the four episodes included in this collection, I can honestly say my excitment was very justified. The Last Door is an indie point and click horror game with 8bit graphics, and (as I'm sure you've gathered already) is unlike anything I've played before. The narrative is very intriguing and every episode leaves you wanting to play more. That being said, I am very eagerly awaiting more episodes to be available in the steam store.

My only complaint would be that some of the hints based on items you pick up are incredibly vague. It left me with moments in the game where I would sit and wonder 'How in the hell would anyone have progressed if they hadn't looked up a walkthrough?'. But the majority of the game is well thought out and there's a good feeling of accomplishment when you solve puzzles.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
This is the best adventure game I've played so far in 2014. I was very skeptical of the primitive graphics, and there were a couple occasions where an intense story moment came off a little silly when I looked at the guy from Lode Runner responding to them, but mostly they work fine. Meanwhile, the sound is top notch, music and sound effects, the writing and story are great, the chapter format works very well (though I'm not sure I would have felt that way if I had played them with long gaps instead of all at once), and the adventure gaming puzzle elements are definitely on the easy side but fine for such a strong story driven game.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
Beautiful artwork, haunting musical score, and a incredible effective use of ambient sounds all blend perfectly with the excellent writing. Just finished the third chapter and I must say this game has hopped onto my list of favorite games. It won't appeal to thrill seekers, or those that think fidelity equals quality, but for people that enjoy a touch of subtlety and intelligence in their games are in for a treat.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
I love the pixelated style of the game, it makes its spooky atmosphere even more powerful. The music is beautiful, the locations eery, and the plot intriguing. Can't wait for season 2 to come out.
Prepare yourself to be creeped out. Some jump scares may shock you, but the intense, uncomfortable feeling you'll have while playing mainly derives from subtle sounds, dark locations, and the story. If you like horror games, The Last Door is something for you.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
It's a good point&click adventure game with ups and downs. Though I don't dig the visual style the wonderful orchestral soundtrack makes up for (almost...) everything. Some puzzles are good however a few sounded a bit far fetched. It happens that you have to solve stuff and only later you find out why you needed to do that (which to be honest doesn't work that well for me in terms of gamedesign). Plus I'm no fan of cliffhangers, especially if it means a long wait. A part of the story seems completed but the whole thing feels pretty open, as if the most interesting part is yet to come. And still... the suspense is very well done and the intriguing story kept me going until the end. Especially the first episode was really intense. So overall it was a very positive, atmospheric experience, despite all my complaints.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
A good story with simple graphics. Not much replayability, but enjoyable nonetheless.
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4 of 12 people (33%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
The story in this game seemed interesting, but the graphics literally made my eyes water. I'm not a fan of the graphics style, for me it took away from the story (probably because my eyes were watering) and the "suspense/horror" aspect. If you like games with this graphic style, give it a try.
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2 of 8 people (25%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
Having played through Season One in its entirety, I must admit that I am somewhat disappointed with The Last Door. Episodes One and Two were both excellent, whereas Three and Four were quite disappointing. The storytelling started off very strong and seemed to weaken as the season progressed.

The game's art is perhaps its greatest flaw. The art style does not do much to add to the game's atmosphere, and is very distracting. It makes objects difficult to see as they are often single pixels in the game. The art simply detracts from the experience.

Overall, this game is difficult to recommend, even for fans of the genre.
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6.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
Good game, but not without it's own flaws. the story is good, albeit convoluted. the gameplay is not terribly difficult, and fairly easy to the typical point and click gamer, nowhere near as complicated as something such as the Myst series. the scares are mainly atmospheric related with jump scares here and there, as well as many occult themes.
be forewarned though, the ending is a major cliffhanger, stating the story will be continued in "season 2" which is not fully released yet.
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12.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
I really enjoyed this game. Classic point and click. Fantastic music, pacing and story. The graphics are old school pixelization, but for me this wasn't a problem because of the story. Just the right amount of the macabre to make the game spine tingling without going overboard. If you like thrills, chills, and puzzles then this game is right for you.
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3.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
Engrossing Lovecraftian horror experience with fantastic sound design, a great soundtrack and an absolutely wonderful sense of style. The Last Door's tale is one that truly grows in the telling, expanding from the simplicity of a letter from a long-lost friend to a mystery of cosmic proportions - all told through top-notch pixel art that effectively fans the flames of imagination. At its core, this is as traditional as it gets for a point-and-click adventure game released in 2014, but this age-old formula can still work wonders, especially when it's packed full of flair and flourish like this.
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3.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
Atmosphere blew me away.
One or two jumpscares scared the ♥♥♥♥ out of me.

Is good.
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5.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 13
This game was a wonderful homage to writers like Poe, Machen, Blackwood and Bierce. I would keep buying seasons of this as long as the developers keep producing them.

10/10
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5.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
An excellent horror series. Modern production techniques with an old school art style. Must play if you like Cthulu inspired mythos games.
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5.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
A lovely retro-stlye horror point-and-click adventure. Play it if you like pixel hunting, some chills down your spine and captivating musics.
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3.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
One of the more pleasant surprises I've encountered this year, The Last Door is one heck of a point and click adventure game. You play a man who receives a letter from a friend you went to school with and from there it's a descent into psychological horror. Any more information would be spoiler territory and this game is best served with less information is more. Let me get this out of the way; I'm not the biggest fan of games using the AGS engine as I prefer a little more graphical heft but man, The Last Door had me hooked. It is not pretty graphically but it excels everywhere else. The story is engrossing, the sound design is amazing and the soundtrack is incredible. I didn't think it was possible to create an atmosphere The Last Door did using old school graphics like this but I was completely wrong. There are even some jump scares. And the "prolugues" in this game. If these were AAA games they would have made headlines. I won't spoil it but certainly the prologue of the first game MAY turn a few gamers off. It's pretty heavy stuff. If there's one bugaboo to playing The Last Door is that the story is not completed but what's here is more than excellent. The few puzzles here are not terribly difficult so expect to put about 45 minutes to an hour into each of the four episodes available here, which is perfect. Overall I'd definitely recommend The Last Door even at MSRP of $10 but if you can get this on sale or even bundled (which is how I got it that's even better) An easy 8/10 from me.
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6.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Well-done, creepy point-and-click adventure, The music is great. I'm looking forward to "season 2".
cons:
- super-pixelated art style makes it hard to see things sometimes
- the mist maze requires sound, the subtitles don't work like they need to
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4.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 28
It's an amazing game, I've been following it since the very first episode, I tried it on Kongregate and fall in love with it so I made an account on their site and I had to try the collector's edition, I had all my expectations fullfilled, one of the best point and click games with an awesome plot,
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26 of 29 people (90%) found this review helpful
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 27
Now let me get this of my chest first,with the graphical style this game has i should not have been creeped out as much as i have been,but beleive me when i say this game freaked me out on more than one occasion.
And thats the real appeal of this game it creeps you out when you least expect it and it tells one hell of a good story,and my one and only gripe with it is that i have finished it now and i have to wait for the next season to be released.
Down to brass tacs ,the graphics really are one of this games defining moments and even though it isnt and doesnt look that scary it "DARN WELL IS" (so live with it),the sound (no dialogue as all the characters words are up on screen for you to read) in this game really adds to the "CREEP YOU OUT" factor and is (in my opinion) the best thing abvout the game.
The story is rich with intrigue and mystery and to say to much about it would spoil your enjoyment of what is a well put together and well written experience,lets just say your character receives a letter to go see his old friend and of he goes and then you embark on a dark and dangerous journey which will all become clear as you play and delve further into its mystery.
Now as i played i couldent help but wonder if the developers have an appriciation for things "LOVECRAFTIAN" (is that a word-WELL IT IS NOW) as i have read all of H.P.LOVECRAFT'S works and felt that this wouldent have been out of place in an omnibus of his stories and dark tales,and that is a great thing as you never really know whats going on until that little bit of detail that lets you have an insight into its dark tale and it also does so in the same vein as the best that LOVECRAFT has to offer.
Will you enjoy the dark and twisted journey this game takes you on,well yes if you like a dark tale and one that is told with a true passion for the genre but if thats not you allways remember that those "BIRDS" outside your window may be watching you and they may just may speak your name next and if they do there will be no place to hide................................"WHATS THAT SCRATCHING AT THE WIND..........................................(and then there was naught but the silence of the grave and its cold embrace)
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