The Past Within is the new co-op experience from Rusty Lake! Play together with someone you deem trustworthy: one in The Past, the other in The Future. Observe and communicate what you see around you. Solve the puzzles and uncover Albert Vanderboom’s plan.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,853) - 95% of the 5,853 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 2, 2022
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Reviews

“A fascinating co-op experience - certainly quite unlike anything I've played before”
EuroGamer - Matt Wales & Victoria Kennedy

“The Rusty Lake team's first co-op game has immediately jumped into my GOTYs”
GamesRadar - Sam Loveridge

“Rusty Lake's The Past Within Makes Co-op Puzzle Solving Spooky & Fun”
CBR - E.L. MESZAROS

About This Game

Note: The Past Within is a co-op only game. Both players need to own a copy of the game, as well as a way to communicate with each other. Play together with a friend or find a partner on our official Discord!



The past and future cannot be explored alone! Team up with a friend and piece together the mysteries surrounding Albert Vanderboom. Communicate what you see around you to help one another solve various puzzles and explore the worlds from different perspectives!

The Past Within is the first co-op only point-and-click adventure set in the mysterious world of Rusty Lake.

Features


  • A co-op experience
    Play together with a friend, one in The Past, the other in The Future. Work together to solve the puzzles and help Rose set her father’s plan in motion!
  • Two worlds - Two perspectives
    Both players will experience their environments in two different dimensions: 2D as well as in 3D - a first-time experience in the Rusty Lake universe!
  • Cross-platform play
    As long as you can communicate with each other, you and your partner of choice can each play The Past Within on your preferred platform: PC, Mac, iOS, Android and (very soon) Nintendo Switch!
  • Playtime & Replayability
    The game contains 2 chapters and has an average play-time of 2 hours. For the full experience, we recommend replaying the game from the other perspective. Plus you can use our replayability feature for a fresh start with new solutions to all puzzles.

System Requirements

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macOS
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 8+
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 / ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: macOS 10.13+
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Iris Graphics 540
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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