Forgive Me Father is a dark retro horror FPS set in a comic book style world inspired by the novels of H.P. Lovecraft. As the only one left with full senses, you begin a journey in search of answers and relief. How long can you last?
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Oct 26, 2021
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Why Early Access?

“We want to use the Early Access in order to involve the community and receive player feedback that will help us shape the final stages of development, and help us make the very best game we can. We are a small team of developers and so we want to get as much input from the community as possible.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We are planning to have Forgive Me Father completed and ready for full launch in the first half of 2022. But since we want the game to be perfect (or as close to perfect as we can possibly get) before leaving Early Access, there is a possibility that we will need to prolong the Early Access period and postpone the full version release.”

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

“The initial Early Access version of Forgive Me Father is equivalent to close to half of the full game as we envision it. The full version will contain another playable character, 25 levels in total, more enemies, bosses, weapons and upgrades, skills, and in general, more of everything! We also plan to add more languages to the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access version consists of the first 2 acts with 12 levels in total (out of 5 acts with 25 levels planned for the full game). The player can blast everything in their way with 6 different weapons, face 15 enemy types and defeat 2 tough bosses, using 4 unique skills. Early Access will launch with 1 playable character (the priest), later the player will be able to choose between 2. Also, the Early Access version will be released only in English.”

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

“Yes, we are planning to increase the price once when we are closer to the full release of the game. Everyone will be informed about pricing changes in advance, so that they are able to plan ahead. We will be using the Steam news and Discussion forums as well as various social media channels for any price-related announcements.”

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

“We have been using our Discord server and Steam Discussion forums to gather player feedback from those playing the demo, and will continue using these channels throughout Early Access. We hope everyone who gives our game a chance during this period will share their impressions, be they positive or negative. And we encourage everyone to especially post any suggestions to improve the game and report any bugs they might encounter while playing.”
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“Forgive Me Father has a great atmosphere, a stunning art style, and a ton of unexplored potential.”
Kotaku

“The Lovecraft-inspired FPS with comic-book art makes a strong first impression.”
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“Amazingly Animated Eldritch Apocalypse FPS.”
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About This Game


As the only one left with full senses, you embark on a journey in search of answers and relief in this FPS game that is created in a distinctive retro horror comic book style and feels as if it came straight out of Lovecraft's books.



Be aware of your madness level which dynamically changes during gameplay and gives you additional power. Choose your active skills depending on your play style and use them to fight against the eternal evil.



Explore this Lovecraft-inspired world that is full of hidden and hard to reach areas, and uncover the entire story to solve the mystery of this crazy place.



  • Feeling of a classic FPS from the 90s
    Timelapse animations, opponents and elements of 2D in a 3D environment; first aid kits and life points, non-reloading weapons, powerups during dynamic combat with numerous opponents.

  • Custom combat experience
    With scripture in one hand and weapons powered by an unknown substance in the other, the player will face the challenge of maintaining their humanity. It is up to the player to decide how their equipment evolves, and to find ways of defeating hordes of unpredictable opponents.

  • Dynamic level of madness
    Directly influencing not only the audio-visual experience, but the gameplay itself, its effect varies depending on the current level of player’s madness.

  • The gameplay is presented in a comic book style
    Hand-drawn graphics designed to maintain a distinctive comic book look, where any screenshot from the game could be a part of a new comic book.

  • Mood straight from Lovecraft's dark novels
    All throughout the game, the player will feel the atmosphere of dread and horror that the works of H.P. Lovecraft are renowned for. Surrounded by the occult and forces of eternal evil, experience the feelings of hopelessness, madness and confusion, and the burning need to find answers and bring back some semblance of reason and sanity to the world.

  • Many climatic levels and varied bestiary
    A diverse world entirely made by hand, full of interesting enemies ranging from possessed inhabitants to monsters straight out of your worst nightmares.

  • Two heroes to choose from
    Each with their own, unique development tree. Experience the story from the perspective of either a priest or a journalist.



Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game is stylized Lovecraftian old-school FPS set in a comic book style world with a lot of 2D opponents in a 3D environment.

This game may contain content not appropriate for all ages: Frequent Violence or Gore. Violence against stylized human-like characters.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5, AMD Ryzen or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5, AMD Ryzen or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050ti
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

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