A graveyard simulator, a story of epitaphs, a tale of ghosts that haunt, a game with no goal— all valid descriptions of Boon Hill.
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Release Date: Oct 31, 2015

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June 23

Tree Ghosts no Longer Haunt the Graveyard!

Welcome those that live and walk,

-Small patch but still. Apparently there was an issue with... tree ghosts. Strange instances where things would pop up on the map in the middle of nowhere you couldn't walk through.

It has hopefully been fixed! May the ghosts of trees never haunt your graveyard exploration again!

-Issue where a very small number of players say they get stuck in the first tree... still happens. Seriously, I don't know what causes it and why only on a TINY number of games. Less than 1% of users it seems.

Enjoy not bumping into invisible trees this summer?

-Always

The Boon Hill Team

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February 25

Death is funny. Death is really really funny.

...it just isn't fun.

That statement has gotten me in a lot of trouble before. Claiming death is funny. People always give me odd looks or shake their heads. Yet the same people often laugh when a death fueled joke hits them just right.

Indiana Jones shoots a man dead - often hailed as one of the best gags of all time.

No, we're not morbid monstrous demons. It's about surprise and expectation. The laughter comes from the set up of the situation and how what happens isn't what we think will happen. Something that surprises a person evokes an emotional reaction. Fear is common if we feel threatened; laughter is common if we feel relived.

Nothing is more surprising than death. Even the slow hand of disease. It feels wrong.

I've lost a lot of loved ones in my life. I've stood by my share of hospital beds and I've gotten my share of phone calls at odd times. I go through a pretty predictable pattern.

First I am cold and numb inside. I do not really want to deal with how sad everyone is and how upset they are at me for not being sad. I don't want to go to a funeral and talk to everyone about how sad they are. I don't want to stand up in front of a bunch of people and tell them how sad I am. I am often required to do these things anyways. It makes me very unlikely to care much about any will or other such things if I am involved in one. I don't want clocks or coin collections, I want the person back. Still, thanks to how overly emotional everyone is I tend to question if I'm a sociopath at this point.

Generally a good deal after all of that hoopla is done I will be sad. That is my second stage. I don't sit around crying. Which once again can offend people as I tend to cry at everything. Music. Movies. Really good comic panels. A dog with a hurt leg. The future death of people. It is a different kind of pain, though. I am sad someone is gone. Not being emotionally moved by art or the fictional story I'm creating in my brain about when they might be gone. It just hurts that I can never see them again. I think about them a lot in this period. Especially animals I've known. For some reason I dwell a lot on how I could never truly communicate to them how I cared.

After that, stage three of my own personal pain cycle is getting over it. I'm less sad after awhile. After that I'm even less sad. I think about the dead less and less. Even if I told myself I wouldn't forget them. I start to. They fade. They're no longer part of my life. I consider doing things like visiting graves or setting up a ritual to keep thinking about them. I always decide at the end that would just be an unnecessary step.

Generally later, much later, after I haven't thought about them for weeks, a year, longer, comes the dreams. My fourth stage or step or whatever you want to call it. Vivid complicated dreams about those I've lost. Long detailed conversations with them over coffee. Or in their workshop. Oddly eloquent and creepy predictions about my future from passed friends and family. The kind of dreams that make people believe in ghosts.

I don't, though. I don't believe in ghosts. I don't because I wake up from these dreams and I'm alone in my room and I can't believe my subconscious would be that mean. That's generally the time I cry.

The dreams become less frequent and they fade as well. Or, at least I don't wake up crying as often.

Because death is just really funny. I can't help thinking that. I've gotten a lot of flack about it. Probably more hate mail about how Boon Hill is flippant about death than copies of the game I've actually sold. The whole 'press [key] to mourn' movement an their anger at games trying to 'gameatize' sadness seem pretty upset at me. A lot of comments about how I have no respect for the dead or that I've never visited a graveyard.

These comments are also funny. As they are half right.

I have visited many graveyards and I have no respect for the dead.

I can't respect the dead. They're dead. I can respect the bodies and memories they leave behind but not them.

This is not me dismissing the idea of an after life. I am far from someone who thinks they understand the world. After we die there are many many things that could happen. One thing is pretty clear though...

This world is for the living. The dead don't spend a lot of time interacting with us. I respect the mourner, and I respect the joke.

That is why I made Boon Hill. I made boon hill for me. A digital graveyard full of people that never existed. Also, some that did. Kickstarter backers asking for loved ones and other things put in to help them get through their own process. Some graves devoted to concepts and some to philosophy and a hell of a lot to pets. Very few pets in the Boon Hill pet cemetery are made up. Very. Very. Few. Boon Hill isn't about the dead. It's about living people. Graveyards, even digital ones, are for the living.

To me Boon Hill is a really silly game. A goal lacking graveyard wandering artistic weirdness. I think it's quite funny. I also think a lot of people mistake levity with flippancy. Someone who treats their life and the lives of others as expendable is flippant about death. Death is horrible. Death should not be courted if it can be avoided. Death is very serious.

Death is just also hilarious. It's so impossible. Dying. I can't really imagine it. I can imagine myself dead. I just can't imagine being dead. Anymore than a light-bulb can shine while off. It is beyond the ability I have to truly comprehend.

So, I find it funny. Horrible, scary, devastating... but mostly funny.

...and there's nothing wrong with that. People have very strong feelings about death. It isn't surprising. Just make sure that you let yourself deal with death how you need to deal with it.

Don't try and lump yourselves into the Seven Stages of Grief or whatever it's called. Don't let anyone make you feel bad for not being sad enough or being happy. Don't beat yourself up if you feel good that someone you hated died. Don't feel bad about relief when a sick family member you were caring for finally passes. Just let yourself deal how you need to deal.

If it gets in the way of your life or your job get some help from family friends or whatever. Don't hurt anyone else emotionally or psychically if you can avoid it. Other than that mourn how you want.

Laugh when someone dies if it helps. Make inappropriate jokes if it eases your own pain. Do try and be considerate of the feelings of others and not make their pain worse but don't let them put their burdens and expectations on you.

Live while you're alive and know that once you're gone those you have left behind don't owe you anything.

You are going to die some day, so am I. And frankly, that's pretty funny.

TL;DR: A very long rambling post written after getting some very bad news. The funny but not fun kind. Basically, mourn the way you want to mourn and don't let people make you feel bad for not conforming to whatever mourning rituals they feel are appropriate. And don't beat yourself up when you've already got death to deal with. That's hard enough as it is.

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Reviews

“It may not look like it at first glance, but Boon Hill is a profound experience.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“What I love about Boon Hill is how it challenges your mind to wander to the dark, scary places we don’t want to think about.”
Indy Root

“Boon Hill's absolutely worth the $5 admission fee and it'll even allow you to leave virtual flowers.”
IndieGame

About This Game

An afternoon spent walking between the gravestones reading the whispers of those that have passed. This is the experience Boon Hill promises to give. A graveyard simulator, with all the adventure of exploring a real graveyard without looking like a creeper.

To put it as simply as possible, Boon Hill is a game about reading gravestones. There might be a few other elements in the final product but the bulk of the game would be just walking through a graveyard, reading epitaphs and thinking about who these people were and never will be again.

Free Roaming


The game itself has no win scenario. As the protagonist you'll start with a specific gravestone you're looking for, but finding it won't end the game. Looking at every gravestone once won't end the game. Doing everything there possibly is to do won't end the game. The game ends when you decide to leave the graveyard. The experience is yours. It isn't dictated by some preset guidelines.

No Danger


The game has no lose scenario either. There is nothing threatening the player. No zombies bursting up from the graves and no vampires hidden deep in the mausoleums. The gravedigger is not digging a grave for you and it's impossible to be buried alive. There's nothing to be afraid of at Boon Hill, except perhaps your own mortality, despite what some NPCs might tell you.

Though they do say you should never fall asleep in a graveyard.

Discover Mystery In the Graveyard


Boon Hill is not aimless. Boon Hill is about inferred stories, about the connections people have that continue even after they die. The graveyard tells many tales woven by those who've long since passed on: stories of love, life, sorrow, and joy, told over generations.

The threads of narrative are woven throughout the gravestones for you to discover, if you have the inkling to look. A row of graves all with the same last name, most of them having died very young, suggests a specific set of circumstances. An epitaph that reads 'Survived by no one' is dour, yes, but clearly someone carried out their last wishes. Here, people are tied together by something as simple as similar birth dates, the places they were born or died, and even the styles of their grave markers. Subtle stories abound in the rows of stone.

The specifics of what you can expect from Boon Hill:

  • Fancy, advanced 16-bit graphics! The kind of graphics you drooled over twenty years ago.

  • The ability to choose your gender as male OR female! How very progressive.

  • Well over a thousand individual graves and epitaphs! It's the whole point of the game, after all.

  • Several NPCs to interact with! At least more than two.

  • Crows! The graveyard has a lot of crows. It's as much a feature as anything else.

  • Figure out what's up with that weird goth chick! She's kinda creepy.

  • Virtual graveyard! Real depression! Feelings of depression are not guaranteed, but reading epitaphs is not known as a heartwarming pastime.

  • Lie in an open grave! Haven't you always wanted to do that?

  • Real-time mourning! You'll be able to leave flowers, and look sad. All in real time! Only three flowers allowed per visit of the grounds.

  • But mostly, Learn about the history of this town and the kind of people that lived their through the legacy they have left behind in the graveyard boon hill.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP+
    • Processor: SSE2 instruction set support
    • Graphics: DX9 (Shader model 2.0) -generally anything made since 2004 should work.
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: X 10.7+
    • Processor: SSE2 instruction set support
    • Graphics: DX9 (Shader model 2.0) -generally anything made since 2004 should work.
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
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Positive (24 reviews)
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feitclub
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
I have experienced loss twice this year, two friends dead before their time. With grief and mourning fresh in my mind I played Boon Hill for the first time today. While I would have appreciated more structure, or at the least a run button, there is certainly something all too raw about reading fake epitaphs for people who were not real but none the less "died."
If you were to put a headstone on a hill, carve a random name into it, make up some numbers, and then walk away, your fiction would become truth given enough time. Someone finding that stone one hundred years from now wouldn't know the difference.
Boon Hill isn't real, but mortality is. Even knowing this game is fictional can't stop me from imagining a life connected to every headstone I found. When I stumbled onto what seemed to be a section for children, I had to leave. I felt real pain.
If you have never known death, I envy you. Maybe Boon Hill won't affect you like it did me. Personally, I felt catharsis, as if fake-grief gave me a respite from real-grief.
Perhaps I'll come back to Boon Hill the next time I need such relief. I hope that's not too soon.
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₪TSN₪Tuna Soft Network Owner
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 19
Boon Hill

The game Boon Hill was amazing for me because I love how your just walking around and finding these toomb stones that had messages and tasks to complete. The music was frighting for me and I liked that because I love how some of the toombs would move around I thought that was so cool. The game had issues starting full screen for me so they should add a button that knows your computer display size. Also In the middle of me play the game I would have these werid pixles flashing and is it something with game or is it a bug that the devs have to fix.

####PROS####
  • Music was very frighting and awesome and made me jump out my desk chair a lot of times.
  • The moving tombs were very amazing and when I moved around the tombs move with me.
  • The art of the character was amazing and I loved its moving anamations.

####CONS####
  • Fullscreen wasn't optition on the game please add this feature.
  • Werid shades of gray on my screen while playing the game.
  • Very buggy on windows 10 please improve this game because it had those issues on the game end.

"In disclosure I recived this game in exchange for an honest review"

Thank You So Much For Reading,
Devreviewer
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Codo
( 1.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 25
Suprisingly deep and sentimental. Well worth the asking price.
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Reverend Jefe
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: January 29
This game is definitely not for everyone. And you have to be in the right mood. That said, it is a refreshing change of pace when I'm not feeling like micromanaging things, or running around with a million objectives that I hardly care about. The music is excellent, relaxing but a bit dark. The game doesn't presume to be anything but what it is, a JRPG control styled "walking around a graveyard and reading gravestones sim."

When I'm feeling like playing something the opposite of Skyrim, with no list of "objectives" and nothing to fight, just chill out and wander and reflect.. this is nice. If any of this appeals to you.. it's worth the five dollars in my opinion. A couple things seem unfinished, I was a bit disappointed to not be able to read the history of Boon Hill for example.

Incidentally, I backed the kickstarter because I thought it was an interesting concept.
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Snowfox
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: January 7
Key provided by developer/publisher. This does not effect my review.
Welcome to Boon Hill is a graveyard simulator game (which I had honestly never heard of before playing this). There is no goal to the game; no perilous situations to overcome, no goals to complete that signify completion. “Why would I want to play this game?” you may ask, or “What’s the point of it all?” Here are some reasons why I think this game is worth your 5 bucks.

The beauty of this game is that it allows for you to create your own experience. You play as a mysterious boy or girl, wandering around the Boon Hill cemetery reading as many epitaphs (messages on the gravestones) as you please, pondering some and dismissing others. Some may come off as funny, others meaningful, and some as downright depressing. There are hundreds gravestones to read and each message is different with its own meaning. This experience is yours: you may leave when you please and stay for however long you want. While exploring, you will notice the mysterious music; relaxing one moment then suddenly eerie the next.

I would recommend this game to those who enjoy piecing together information that they collect along their way, even if that information does not fit together necessarily well. Also people who want to experience an immersive environment with many hidden insights, tragedies, and stories of success and happiness waiting to be read. If you do not like the idea of investigating the past lives of people who once lived, or walking with no seeming purpose in mind, just traveling from one grave marker to the next, you may not enjoy this game.
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=595327665
If you feel beckoned to explore a graveyard at any time, or are even remotely interested in visiting a graveyard, you should try this game out! It offers a similar experience, all from the comfort of your home. For only $5, there isn’t much to lose.

My implemented rating system:
Run away! 1-2/10
Handle with caution… 3-4/10
Buy on sale: 5-6/10
Every day purchase: 7-8/10
Must buy: 9-10/10


This game's rating: 7/10. Recommended for everyday purchase.
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lunethamphetamine
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: November 15, 2015
not a "game" but interesting enough, and good music. wait for a sale maybe, not a lot of time that can be spent on this\

ya have to open your mind up
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mentalcrisis
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: November 14, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAYhWAUO3bc

Welcome to Boon Hill is an indie game that at first glance looks pretty straight forward. Walk around a graveyard in search of grave stones. There are no zombies, no high score, and no guns. Why on Earth would you play a game like this you ask?

Well you quickly find there's far more depth than at first glance. I came to Boon Hill thinking "ok I'll spend about 5 minutes walking around and get bored". Well a few minutes turned into an hour and I was completely drawn into seeking out more epitaphs to piece together the stories of life and death.

The death of a child, a person that lived life to the fullest, un marked graves, even some funny little easter eggs are all you'll find in just the first hour of play. I feel like there's still more to get out of it. If you enjoy games that allow you to search for clues and piece together stories from the mundane to creepy Welcome to Boon Hill would be worth it for you.
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Wonderlyn
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: November 12, 2015
As an ex-mortician whose hobby is wandering around cemeteries, this game is probably the most enjoyable, relaxing game I've played in an excessily LONG time. It sucks you in, reading the stories on the graves and searching the different sections of Boon Hill. I'm so excited that this is actually a game, if you want to play something that's relaxing and interesting, do it. I highly recommend Welcome to Boon Hill. Amazing.
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AvidlyAthena
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 9, 2015
This game is unlike any other I've ever played. I never thought that I would want to play a graveyard simulator (especially since I've truly never heard of the genre), but I am quite impressed with how this came out. It cuts deep into the feels with the writing, while the gameplay itself remains simplistic. It's eerie... relaxing... and entertaining all at the same time! I really dig it!

PS: The pixel art is AMAZING!
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c.j.l.lewis
( 9.5 hrs on record )
Posted: November 9, 2015
A game, in essence is a mode of entertainment in which humanity has made and evolved. Today's forms of it vary highly compared to it's base. This game, being simple, exercises the root of that idea.

If you love the idea of diving into a setting and connecting puzzle pieces that do not have to be put together then this could be for you.

I for one, love immersing myself into environments and learning the setting through the subtleties. As a graveyard simulation this game does exactly that. And if you have an imagination that has not stagnanted, you can get even more out of this.

A key aspect about this game is that there are no objectives. No orders, missions or timelines that must be met. That open flow allows one to play the game at their own pace. You literally play as yourself in that sense, going wherever your fingers want to travel and reading whichever tombstones you feel like reading. There's going to be times where you may skip a grave or times where you will read every single one and you won't get rewarded or penalzied for either or. There's a certain beauty to that.

Anywho, if you are looking for something more objective and mission based to keep your attention focused this game will not be for you. But if you would like a break from the standard, this will be a pleasurable experience.

I just wished that this music played whenever I walk into a graveyard ;-;

Definitely worth a Starbucks Frappuccino.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 29
I have experienced loss twice this year, two friends dead before their time. With grief and mourning fresh in my mind I played Boon Hill for the first time today. While I would have appreciated more structure, or at the least a run button, there is certainly something all too raw about reading fake epitaphs for people who were not real but none the less "died."
If you were to put a headstone on a hill, carve a random name into it, make up some numbers, and then walk away, your fiction would become truth given enough time. Someone finding that stone one hundred years from now wouldn't know the difference.
Boon Hill isn't real, but mortality is. Even knowing this game is fictional can't stop me from imagining a life connected to every headstone I found. When I stumbled onto what seemed to be a section for children, I had to leave. I felt real pain.
If you have never known death, I envy you. Maybe Boon Hill won't affect you like it did me. Personally, I felt catharsis, as if fake-grief gave me a respite from real-grief.
Perhaps I'll come back to Boon Hill the next time I need such relief. I hope that's not too soon.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
57 of 74 people (77%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2015
There's not a whole lot to this. It's not a game, it's not even a simulator -- it's more like an interactive art project someone made for SVA and then figured they could sell on Steam. The music is beautiful, haunting even, and I'd absolutely be willing to pay for the soundtrack, but that's about the only worthwhile part. It doesn't feel like the makers have ever been to a real graveyard, especially not one as old as Boon Hill is supposed to be. Graveyards that old aren't as empty as this game's setting, for one thing; 90% of the "graveyard" is empty space with a smattering of tombstones in small family clusters, even though it's supposed to date back to the 1700s at least. And we're not talking "ruins" or "stubs that are old, broken tombstones, now illegible" -- it's just EMPTY. Lots of grass, maybe a tree, but that's it. Also, it feels like they never finished this "game", since many of the gravestones can't be read -- and I'm certain that's not intentional because they AREN'T blank, they're simply not things with which you can interact in the "game." Clicking on them does nothing. Most tombstones have writing that can be read, some are blank when you click on them, but this third group? Just...not there, as far as the program is concerned. That serves no narrative purpose, there's no explanation for it, and it really just ruins the immersion. Sort of like that Spanish tombstone with the name of "Inygo Montoya" on it. Har har. Also, the Spanish tombstones? Yeah, they're pretty clearly just English things someone ran through Google translate and then incorrectly typed out. I wouldn't make fun of "stupid Americans [who] can't read [Spanish tombstones]" (that's the translation for one of them) when you can't even manage basic Spanish spelling, grammar and vocabulary. "Mayora" =/= "Mayoria." I assume the same would be the case for the ones in Cyrillic script. I'm not really sure why they felt this needed to be Kickstarted, but good on them for being entrepreneurs, I suppose.
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14 of 22 people (64%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 1, 2015
This is a qualified recommendation. I'd guess that most people on Steam would not be into this sort of thing. You need to be in a certain frame of mind. If you liked Dear Ester - this may suit your mood aswell. In my opinion, reflection on death is a very important thing and it doesn't detract from life.

If I could ask for one change to the game, it would be to make it easier to know where you are in the cemetary in order to find each and every grave. Right now, there are multiple sections of the graveyard spread out in no overall order. I've visited sections that include Russian gravestones, Spanish gravestones, Asian ones without inscriptions, a soldier cemetary, a pet cemetary, one with two open graves that you can lie down in, and single graves that lie outside of the fences. So it feels very organic, a mishmash of sections. But this has the drawback of you're not quite sure if you visited all the graves. I hope the author of the game can do something to address this. Perhaps a map or marking system.

Note: I've actually played this for more than 3 hours before activating it on Steam.
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26 of 47 people (55%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 1, 2015
Boon Hill tries to excuse its lack of mechanics, depth, or polish as a 'minimalist art project which invites the player to self-examine', but really, it's just boring, lazy, and looks like garbage. If you want to read a bunch of epitaphs and feel emotive about the frailty of the human condition, you can just use google. That said, I'm sort of wierdly glad this game exists, if only to prove that it's bad idea.
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15 of 26 people (58%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2015
The time spent in this game, while currently minimal, has been time well spent. Definitively the "graveyard simulator", this game burdens the player with macabre conclusions, from finding loved ones lost from disease, fire, and some having perished before their own lives came to be. A few NPC's haunt this graveyard, some more disconcerting than others, some instilling wisdom onto the protagonist, but all a very neat addition to this title. Definitely worth every cent, if you're looking for perturbing experience this Halloween.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 19
Boon Hill

The game Boon Hill was amazing for me because I love how your just walking around and finding these toomb stones that had messages and tasks to complete. The music was frighting for me and I liked that because I love how some of the toombs would move around I thought that was so cool. The game had issues starting full screen for me so they should add a button that knows your computer display size. Also In the middle of me play the game I would have these werid pixles flashing and is it something with game or is it a bug that the devs have to fix.

####PROS####
  • Music was very frighting and awesome and made me jump out my desk chair a lot of times.
  • The moving tombs were very amazing and when I moved around the tombs move with me.
  • The art of the character was amazing and I loved its moving anamations.

####CONS####
  • Fullscreen wasn't optition on the game please add this feature.
  • Werid shades of gray on my screen while playing the game.
  • Very buggy on windows 10 please improve this game because it had those issues on the game end.

"In disclosure I recived this game in exchange for an honest review"

Thank You So Much For Reading,
Devreviewer
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9 of 16 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
Key provided by developer/publisher. This does not effect my review.
Welcome to Boon Hill is a graveyard simulator game (which I had honestly never heard of before playing this). There is no goal to the game; no perilous situations to overcome, no goals to complete that signify completion. “Why would I want to play this game?” you may ask, or “What’s the point of it all?” Here are some reasons why I think this game is worth your 5 bucks.

The beauty of this game is that it allows for you to create your own experience. You play as a mysterious boy or girl, wandering around the Boon Hill cemetery reading as many epitaphs (messages on the gravestones) as you please, pondering some and dismissing others. Some may come off as funny, others meaningful, and some as downright depressing. There are hundreds gravestones to read and each message is different with its own meaning. This experience is yours: you may leave when you please and stay for however long you want. While exploring, you will notice the mysterious music; relaxing one moment then suddenly eerie the next.

I would recommend this game to those who enjoy piecing together information that they collect along their way, even if that information does not fit together necessarily well. Also people who want to experience an immersive environment with many hidden insights, tragedies, and stories of success and happiness waiting to be read. If you do not like the idea of investigating the past lives of people who once lived, or walking with no seeming purpose in mind, just traveling from one grave marker to the next, you may not enjoy this game.
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=595327665
If you feel beckoned to explore a graveyard at any time, or are even remotely interested in visiting a graveyard, you should try this game out! It offers a similar experience, all from the comfort of your home. For only $5, there isn’t much to lose.

My implemented rating system:
Run away! 1-2/10
Handle with caution… 3-4/10
Buy on sale: 5-6/10
Every day purchase: 7-8/10
Must buy: 9-10/10


This game's rating: 7/10. Recommended for everyday purchase.
Read the review on our website: {LINK REMOVED}
Check out our steam group: http://steamcommunity.com/groups/vantom
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14 of 27 people (52%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 31, 2015
Have played plenty more on the GOG release

A lovely little title about exploring a graveyard. Legitimately moved me to tears. Well worth my time and money.
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 2, 2015
This game plays like one of the more interesting parts of less well written games. Lots and lots of depth here. I approve.
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 12, 2015
As an ex-mortician whose hobby is wandering around cemeteries, this game is probably the most enjoyable, relaxing game I've played in an excessily LONG time. It sucks you in, reading the stories on the graves and searching the different sections of Boon Hill. I'm so excited that this is actually a game, if you want to play something that's relaxing and interesting, do it. I highly recommend Welcome to Boon Hill. Amazing.
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