In the middle of a blizzard, a community's remaining citizens are forced to confront their impending deaths. Every night, a villager is killed, and the survivors are forced to alter their course in response. Every game creates a new, randomized story just for you.
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Positive (14 reviews) - 85% of the 14 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 14, 2017

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August 11

Vidar is an Official Selection for Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX West!

Hi friends!

I wanted to share the good news, that Vidar has been chosen for the Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX West this coming September! It's an insane honor, and I can't believe the game is going to be sharing space with some mega-indie titans like Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park, and Lucas Pope's new game as well.



I'm preparing a special demo experience just for PAX players, so if you happened to be one of the lucky ones to grab a badge, make sure to stop by the booth!

- Dean
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July 5

Hotfix 1.0.1.1

Hi friends!

So the last patch managed to do a little damage to the Boulder Cave. I'm deploying a hot fix that should resolve that, including correctly spawning some blocks that were missing in the puzzles. If you've had any crashes of bizarre puzzle spawning in the Boulder Cave, this should address it.

Additionally, this hotfix resolves bug related to ending the day while still latched onto a gargoyle. The gargoyle should now correctly disengage when you return to town.

- Dean
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Reviews

“A well-written, gripping and ever-changing storyline propelled forward by a Majora's Mask-esque time crunch.”
Kotaku

“It hurts so good each time you play.”
Indie Game Riot

“One of the freshest RPGs I’ve seen in a long time.”
Game Critics

About This Game

Vidar is Dying

In the middle of a blizzard, a community's remaining citizens are forced to confront their impending deaths. Every night, a villager is killed, and the survivors are forced to alter their course in response. Chart a path through always-changing, challenging environmental puzzles, and explore the stories and grief of these townsfolk before Vidar is lost forever.

A Random Story Every Time

In Vidar, every villager has heavily interdependent relationships with the others. When one person dies, everyone else’s stories change - if the blacksmith loses her apprentice, she’ll give you different quests; if the blacksmith loses her supplier, still different; and if she predeceases both, then those two will respond accordingly, etc. Because the order of deaths is random, the story and quests you receive will be different every time you play.

New Challenges to Overcome

To stop the killings you’ll need to enter a puzzle dungeon. Use your tools and your environment to help navigate to the center of the cave before everyone in town is dead. These puzzles are also randomly chosen from a bank of hundreds, so that when you come back to see a new story unfold, you’ll also face a new challenge.


Key Features

  • Explore themes of grief, community, nostalgia, loss
  • Quests, rewards, and story determined by who lives and who dies
  • Town events reflect the state of Vidar, as jobs go untended
  • Four unique puzzle biomes, each with new takes on classic mechanics

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista / 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel® Core i5 equivalent or faster processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 800 x 450 pixels or higher desktop resolution
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.9
    • Processor: Intel® Core i5 equivalent or faster processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon HD 2400 or comparable
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
    • Processor: Intel® Core i5 equivalent or faster processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon HD 2400 or comparable
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
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