Painting Werther is a Paintable Visual Novel where all the visuals are living paintings, all the music are classics (with a twist) and the novel was written by Goethe in 1774.
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Positive (15) - 100% of the 15 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 14, 2023

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“I find it very moving. I always carry a copy on me. I have already finished it seven times...”
Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French

“The effect of this little book was great, even tremendous.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the Author

About This Game

Painting Werther is the paintable novel adaptation of The Sorrows of Young Werther, written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in 1774.
Loved by artists and emperors, it shows the inner struggle of a deeply romantic man.

Before starting this unique experience, prepare yourself to:

  • Bring passion to a colorless world.

  • Paint like the greatest masters of old.

  • Pick flowers to your unrequited love...

Come with us on this Paintable Visual Novel to see another version of this legendary story.
Was young Werther really a romantic? Or was he just a man with a death wish?
How deeply did he really love his friend Wilhelm? Maybe his letters hide some clues...
Did he even love Charlotte? Or did he just love the idea of an unrequited love?

For all these questions and more, Mad Cream Games presents you an overloading artistic experience, full of brush strokes and ink spots, where Chopin play the sax and Mozart the guitar, where love turns into hate, and pity into madness:

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Player discretion is advised:
The original novel caused a suicide epidemic across Europe on the XVIII Century.
There are multiple verbal and visual instances of self-harm.
Please don't play this game if you feel it could be harmful to you.

There are also classical paintings showing nudity.

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 10 32bits
    • Processor: i5-3210M
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 520M
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: You could go even lower...
    • OS: MAC OSX 10.11 El Capitan 64bits
    • Processor: i5-6600
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 M395 2GB
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: If it is a 64bits machine, it will surely run it
    • OS: Mint / Debian / Arch / ...
    • Processor: i5-7200U
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: You could probably go even lower...

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