Coma:Mortuary is the introduction part of a trilogy about events in the world of the dead. The game`s genre is Adventure-Ambient with Horror-quest element.
User reviews: Mixed (524 reviews)
Release Date: May 12, 2014

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"This first episode of a planned trilogy can at times be incredibly obtuse leaving most of its interpretation open to the gamer."
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About This Game

The story is about a guy who has lost meaning in his life, because of the tragic death of his girlfriend. Drunk and depressed, he got behind the wheel of his car, determined to commit suicide in the same spot where she died. Somehow he survived the accident, but fell into a coma, and his soul is now wandering the world of the dead where a new story unfolds.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7.
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHz processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 6000 series or higher graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Not tested on Windows XP!
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7.
    • Processor: 3.0+ GHz processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 7000 series or higher graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 4 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Not tested on Windows XP!
Helpful customer reviews
21 of 26 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 26, 2014
So a man walks into a catacomb.
slowly, really, but just enough to make you want to run the ♥♥♥♥ outta there so you don't have to hear all the ♥♥♥♥ed up ♥♥♥♥ coming from everywhere you dont want noises to come from.
No place that actually SHOULD contain a jumpscare does so, and the spooky ♥♥♥♥ that COMES outta nowhere wont leave you alone: when you get to do something when your nerves are completely wrecked from all the odd noises, you will panic.
and do it all wrong.
and you will die.
horribly.
then trial and error.

god damn i hate this game so much i love it!
my ♥♥♥♥ed up nerves were definetely worth the 4.99€ i paid.
The sad story is truly sad, and if i woulnt leave computer once in a while to regular bathroom visits, i would most likely cry to the story alone.

i loved it.
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 4, 2014
Yes walking simulators are boring... but hey you get what you pay for. This game is great for the PRICE. Only paid 0.50$ for it and was worth every penny IF you are a WALKING SIM FAN. Now don't expect Prenumbra or Amnesia. This game is short 1.5 hours for 50 cents.

Pros:
Game is nice for the eyes.
Music is relaxing.
Actor telling a story.
There is a lady ghost/monster chasing you at one point.
I had at least 3 jump scares.
Price.

Cons:
A few unexplained deaths.
Plot boring.
Walking is slow like most walking sims.
Game is short.
Ending to be continued kind of thing...

If you like walking sim games I recommend buying this game on sale.
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15 of 22 people (68%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2014
There isnt much to say about this game other than its just plain dull. It gives you no reason why or direction to what your supposed to be doing. Which basically consists of walking around aimlessly down corridor after corridor pulling the odd lever every now and then. The monotone mutterings of the narrator about angels and demons doesnt help matters either making you care even less about the supposed story. Also there are no puzzle elements here, you are simply trying to find the exit to the cut-and-paste surroundings. The movement speed also has to be mentioned as your character moves so damn slow. Which I can only think was purposely put in to extend what is already a short experience.

The only redeeming qualities are the graphics and sound design, which aren't too bad at all. Although the death-metal style choice for the one short chase scene seems SO out of place.

Overall very disappointing and I can't recommend this no matter the price. Hopefully the other episodes are more entertaining.
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 10, 2014
You shuffle slowly through the underworld while Garfield prattles on about memory, and sometimes you die (?) for some reason. Worth all fifty pennies I didn't actually pay for it.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2014
Very atmospheric. Good music. Interesting story. Well thought out concepts. Mysterious. Good pace.

Some moments are just amazing.

Some films are short. Some films are long. Some games are short. Some games are long.
I'm trying to say that you cannot judge all things by the same standards or you'll always get the same thing.

It is approximately 1.5 hours of an immersive, entertaining experience.

I am very curious about how the games will proceed.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 9
An extremely short and generally creepy game, but the single character just walks around very very slowly with minimal interactions. There are a few puzzles to solve but then almost nothing else. The cutscenes are the most interesting part of the game but again, there is no interaction. I did love the graphics. It doesnt make the game worthy of more than a couple of dollars.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 12
During my very brief time in The Land Of The Dead, I learned the following:

- The Land Of The Dead is a hauntingly beautiful place, lovingly realised with (mostly) top-notch graphics. It has nice sound, also.

- One can never walk any faster than a speed slightly above GLACIAL in The Land Of The Dead, except perhaps when being "chased" by things popping up (but not necessarily moving towards you) in corridors and doorways. Water provides an even greater obstacle to one's movement, thereby proving the old adage that "blood is thicker than water" COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY INCORRECT (mind you, I didn't get to walk through any blood in the course of the game, so perhaps I'm just jumping to conclusions). For those who can't handle the break-neck pace, however, there is fortunately the option to press Left Shift and slow yourself down even FURTHER.

- There are lots of dead-ends in The Land Of The Dead. Which take ♥♥♥♥ING AGES to back-track from, for reasons listed directly above.

- Every visitor to The Land Of The Dead is helpfully supplied with a FLASHLIGHT (it is pretty dark, after all).

- There are lots of levers and cranks in The Land Of The Dead, used to open doors and so forth. These levers won't necessarily be close to each other OR the portal one is using them to traverse through. In other words, bring a packed lunch if you plan on trying to get through any doors in The Land Of The Dead.

- The Land Of The Dead comes complete with mediocrely-acted narration, in some desperate attempt to recreate the atmosphere of Dear Esther, only in a far less linear environment with far less clues as to where exactly you're supposed to go next. Again, a packed lunch (and, perhaps, dinner) is advised; you may also wish to borrow a saint's halo to make the journey slightly less agonizing on the whole.

- There are a lot of "first-person" cut scenes in The Land Of The Dead, all of which are directed by a very nervous person with a twitchy mouse hand who can't pan around smoothly.

- There is death metal music in The Land Of The Dead, but only at highly inappropriate times, such as when one is being chased down corridors by witchy ghost women who look like cardboard cut-outs. Or witnessing end credit sequences which are as unskippable as the game is now unleavable, except by way of forcefully shutting one's computer down.

- Lastly but not leastly, The Land Of The Dead apparently comes in three parts. Here's hoping the next two are at least slightly better, and FREE to all of us who who were kind enough to give the developers money for THIS barely passable excuse for a "game". ONLY RECOMMENDED WHEN DIRT-CHEAP IN A SALE, AND ONLY FOR THOSE OF US SO ADDICTED TO HORROR GAMES THAT WE'LL PLAY JUST ABOUT ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING.

Verdict: 6/10.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 20, 2014
Paid $0.50 for the game, it's not worth much more than that. The majority of the game you spend walking very very slowly through empty tunnels just to pull random levers to past on to the next area. I really like the narrative and would like to see this game turned into a novel, but it would probably be better than the actual game is. Alot of potential if they would add in alittle more object interation and utility to the game.

3/10
Seriously, this game could be so great if they focused more on gameplay.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
It might be a slow game, short or whatever, but the content is good. I like the story and the graphics are ok. Some scare jumps here and there. It was worth buying it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2014
This game is a work of art. I enjoyed it plenty and can't wait to see more. if you are into horror games that are ambient and have a very well placed soundtrack this is for you. If you are not a very patient person and you play games for fast action this game is not for you, and to help you get a better idea of what this game feels like it feels related to Anna the indie horror game. except there arent many puzzles in Coma.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 9
So this game basically put me into a coma. Key factors in this are: screen tearing, a cut missing out of the sky box, music that loops poorly, and having to walk at the pace of a newborn sloth. The story also had me for a loss. It jumped all over the place and had no real structure or purpose. On the bright side. It gave me great confidence in the game I am currently developing. Hopefully you will see it on steam soon!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
Best Lever Simulator I played so far. Really enjoyed the landscape and the Effort they put into the Paper cut-out Ghosts. Its worth a 10/10.
Totally worth my time and i would recommend it to everyone that enjoys a Good Lever Simulator.
Definately worth my 0.60 Cents.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 21
Walking simulatorx99999999999999999999999999999
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 18
Not even at $0,57 can I recommend this game to anyone :P. My expectatoins were low but this game is a total waste of time. Basically you walk slowly(or extra slowly if you hold shift) through pretty repetitive and uninteresting rooms for 90% of the game occasionally solving simple/tedious find all the switches style puzzles. There are two segments during which you are forced to run which are somewhat tense but the rest of the time you are just walking slowly with the occasional loud noise scare popping up. While you are trying to enjoy your walking simulator you recieve the story in a pretty monotone narration that is very vague/nonsensical at times. I was really expecting this to be a Dear Esther clone, but it doesn't even deserve to be compared to that game.

One of the main issues I have with this game is the immersion. In a game like this atmosphere is everything and a big part of that is being in control and experiencing everythging first hand. However repeatedly the game takes control of the camera and completely breaks the mood. The best example of this is the cage scene in the trailer featured on the store page(that scene which appeared to be interactive was half the reason i bought the game), That whole segment is a cutscene though you have no control whatsoever on the cage comes down even though the trailer makes it appear that way. It also doesn't help that there are a mind numbingly large amount of dead ends / repetitive empty rooms that you have to go through. There is also a surprisingly small amount of detail given to each are sure there were a couple of areas which appeared interesting but for the most part the enviornment was very bland.

Finally the cherry on the pie is the game is a whole 40 minutes to an hour long. I came in at 60 minutes on the dot and that was after dying repeatedly and having the game crash to desktop 30 minutes in. It also ends rather abruptly with a cliffhanger that will lead into part 2 if it is ever made.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 17
+Kinda creepy
+Music
-Dear Esther-Silent Hill-House On Haunted Hill ripoff
-walk speed is super slow - Hopping on one leg would be faster
-No run option

For 60 cents I don't feel robbed but still a high price for this POS
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 4, 2014
For me, one of the best Adventure/Horror game I have played in a long time. For those who haven't played it yet, trust me, it's worth every penny.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 5, 2014
This game was worth the $0.49 I paid for it, it is not worth any more than that. I did enjoy the game but it has a lot of loss ends, you will have to play the other games they make to understand what is going on.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
Красивый, но абсолютно бестолковый симулятор очень медленной ходьбы. Герой ходит в два раза медленнее, чем в любой другой игре.

За час ковыляния до титров по симпатичным локациям:
- пару раз пугают прыжками из-за угла
- в нескольких пустых комнатах можно умереть по неизвестной причине (так и не понял, фича это или баг)
- нужно дёрнуть около 10 рычагов, чтобы решить единственный в игре простой паззл
- ещё 10 рычагов вдоль коридора нужно дёрнуть в абсолютно случайном порядке, чтобы открыть другую дверь
- рассказчик успевает зачитать половину страницы текста с сюжетом

И всё. Кроме этого никакого геймплея в игре нет.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 9, 2014
This horror has a very big potential! Dramatic story, epic soundtrack, amazing locations. Can't wait for the second part, hope it will be bigger.
8/10
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 6, 2014
Well...this game is too short and does not have and explanation on what ever is happening,so throughout u basically have no idea what to do.Also its damn short finished in an hour or so
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