Paranormal first-person horror, which takes place in an abandoned orphanage. Walk through the corridors of your childhood, but do remember that you're not only one here.
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Mostly Positive (23) - 78% of the 23 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (91) - 89% of the 91 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jul 24, 2019
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We believe that direct communication with players is the best way to create an amazing game. Your feedback will help us to understand which ideas laid in Palmyra Orphanage are worth developing, and which require revision. Leave your comments, share your theories about the secrets of the game. This is why will we made the game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game will be in early access until October 2019.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“In the full version, we plan to increase the number of endings, add more puzzles, and expand the storyline of the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game has a completed storyline, several endings, as well as stealth mechanics and a number of puzzles that add detective elements to the grim atmosphere.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“After the release, the price will remain the same.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Share your ideas about what you want to see in the game. What secrets of the orphanage do you want to learn more about? What can scare you even more? You can leave your suggestions, questions or words of support in the Steam Community page or send them to steppeharestudio@gmail.com. We will add your best ideas to the final version of the game.”
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About This Game

In a remote corner of post-Soviet Russia lies an orphanage "Palmyra". Somehow, this children's home was able to survive the collapse of the country and the terrible fever of the nineties. But recently, any mentions of him disappeared from all archives. What is hidden behind the walls of forgotten shelter?
You've finally found a clue about location of your missing brother. To do that, you will have to return to the place that should be forgotten. The old orphanage was a place in which you were separated. Now all you need to do is to walk through the empty rooms of your past and find documents about your brother relocation. But are they really empty? Ghostly footsteps are heard among the corridors of the crumbling building. Shadows are thirst for peace, cry out for help. They are trying to drag you into their memories, to drown in someone else's death. But this is not their land. This is the property of the principal. He wanders. He waits. He hates. He will take care of you.

Palmyra Orphanage is a paranormal first-person horror, in which only stealth and attention will help you survive. Choose witch end they deserve. Unravel history of the orphanage, but be careful.

Features:
• He is always there. Stealth mechanics will challenge your skills. It requires careful though and attention to every step.
• Intense story that hides a lot of secrets. Riddles of the shelter will be solved only by those who can find all marks of the past.
• Each room, from the empty dormitories, to the old school classrooms, has been carefully recreated to convey a sense of loneliness and despair.
• Several different endings will allow you to decide for yourself how this story ends.
• Dark and atmospheric sound.
• The plan of the building is based on the existing blueprints of Russian orphanages.
• The events of the game and the characters were inspired by the real cases of children abuse, recorded during the inspection of a number of orphanages.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 64bit Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4340 / AMD FX-6300
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 470 GTX
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Realtek High Definition Audio
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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