In this first-person VR-Horror game, you wake up in the middle of an empty circus arena, with a syringe in your arm and the feeling of being watched. Solve puzzles and discover clues to unveil the tragic backstory and find your way out.
All Reviews:
Mixed (38) - 68% of the 38 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
May 5, 2022

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About This Game

In the Moonlight Circus , you wake up in the middle of an empty circus arena, with a syringe in your arm and the feeling of being watched.
Who are you? What happened? And how do you get out of here?

Take on the role of the protagonist and escape the Moonlight Circus. Unravel the mystery of the circus and its artists and get out alive.


  • Explore three circus areas
  • Movement through Arm Swinging
  • Physics based gameplay


The Crooked Creep Creators, a team of four students realized The Moonlight Circus with the help of one Sound student and two voice actors in three months as part of their studies at the h_da.

Ben Wührer - Programmer, Game Designer, Sound Manager
Lara Meyer - Vision Keeper, Character Artist, 2D/3D Artist
Lea Wagner - Production Manager, 3D Artist, Animator
Max Rupp - Tech / 3D Artist, Lighting Artist, Shading Artist

Awesome Sound & Music from:
Fabjén Rauch

And the voices behind our characters:
Andrew Latheron
Will Edmisten

The Moonlight Circus was made using Unity and FMOD.

HTC Vive Users:
If you use a vive you have to change the controller mappings, for example switch the menu button on both sides to left primary and right primary in the SteamVR settings. Example image is in the folder with the game files.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game contains light patterns and flashing lights that may be harmful for certain individuals.
It also contains graphic descriptions of suicide and violence which some viewers may find disturbing.
Some general trigger warnings are as follows:
loud noises, jumpscares, height, narrow spaces, drugs and syringes.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 960 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • VR Support: SteamVR. Standing or Room Scale
    • OS *: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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