The first episode of an indie horror RPG series with hand-drawn visuals inspired by 90s anime.
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Positive (14) - 92% of the 14 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 28, 2020
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CONTENT WARNINGS: Body horror, suicide, blood, strong language

The Dream of Shadowlands Episode 1: Into the Darkness

When someone is truly hated, they may find themselves forced out of the safety of the light and into the unforgiving dark. Rina wakes up lost and confused in a mysterious new world, learning she has been cursed. Reluctantly teaming up with a plain-spoken demon named Jyl, they find themselves in an underwater dreamscape that appears anything but ordinary. Stumbling upon a cult's plot and facing off with fearsome monsters, the Shadowlands prove to be a treacherous place. Rina must face her first challenges in order to survive the long journey ahead of her.

"The Dream of Shadowlands" is a top-down RPG series inspired by the RPGMaker horror niche. It features art assets that were drawn traditionally with ink and paper, and a retro style based on 90's anime.



Note that this game is fully voice-acted, with most of us in the cast being amateurs. If this is something that puts you off, voice acting can be turned off in the game's settings!

This is the first episode in a series planned to run for 5 episodes. To keep track of episodes and receive email alerts about new releases, please check out the official website for the series: https://www.dreamofshadowlands.com/

DEFAULT KEYBOARD CONTROLS (Can be remapped in settings)

WASD - Move, Toggle Menu Items

I - Select, Interact

J - Block

K - Attack

L - Item

Shift - Dash

Esc - Pause

F - Toggle Fullscreen

Enter - Skip Dialogue (If this freezes on "Loading," try pressing Enter once more!)

Gamepad Controls (Cannot Be Remapped)

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Body Horror, Suicide, Blood, Strong Language

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-1065G7
    • Memory: 12.00 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics
    • Storage: 650 MB available space

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