A film noir style audio-visual novella. A mysterious woman... a string of murders... and a man with a hidden past.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive - 90% of the 21 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (990) - 88% of the 990 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 1, 2017

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Play The Monster Inside

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About This Game

A private investigator works his way through a world of lurking beasts, powerful magic, and a string of unusual crime scenes while trying to keep a handle on his strange illness. Uncover the truth in this short but biting tale of lust, instinct, and deception. A haunting film noir soundtrack accompanies four unique diorama-like environments in this simple text adventure.


  • Seven story chapters with achievements
  • Six permit violation notices
  • Five immersive noir music tracks
  • Four treatment pills every morning
  • Three mysterious deaths
  • Two-packs-a-day smoking habit
  • One high-functioning alcoholic

Click your way through this audio-visual novella and let your mind wander through dangerous streets.

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Listen to the soundtrack on SoundCloud

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP SP2+
    • Storage: 130 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
    • Storage: 174 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Storage: 168 MB available space
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