AN IOU is the debut visual novel by Davey Cadaver. The music, backgrounds, & characters work together to create a world that is the stage of a novel for the user to read. The user takes the POV of the protagonist to experience a memorable story with an incredible soundtrack and multiple endings.
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Positive (10) - 100% of the 10 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 13, 2022

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About This Game

Trevor just moved to the city and is determined to become a successful artist... or die trying.
When he meets Mallory in his college art class, his life is changed forever.

An IOU is a Visual Novel that depicts love, longing, and loss.

Key Features:
  • A beautifully written modern take on the Visual Novel.
  • Multiple endings depending on the choices you make.
  • Unlockable Gallery featuring on location photographs, fan art, select previews of the comic book, and character profiles.
  • Unforgettable, hand-painted visuals by renowned illustrator, Trevin Wyant.
  • Soundtrack featuring new music from micAmic (Devil Came Through Here Trilogy),
    Nolan Reece (Lost in Vivo), Andreas Rönnberg (Cry of Fear), SOLARPLEXXUS, and more!


"Cleverly wrapping a romance story inside the aesthetic framing of horror and thus subverting the conventions of both, it is a look into the potential of psychological exploration of love stories in the visual novel medium. I hope Davey’s next venture is as bold and soul-baring as An IOU, the visual novel medium welcomes (needs) it." - GRIMOIRE OF HORROR

"AN IOU is the highly anticipated debut game by Davey Cadaver.
Taking cues from beloved visual novels like Doki Doki Literature Club, The House in Fata Morgana, and Higurashi: When they Cry, and weaving it with masterful storytelling, and a cinematic flair, he has created something truly memorable.
A visual artist by profession, he set out to create a graphic novel with acclaimed illustrator, Trevin Wyant. During this ambitious foray, Cadaver decided to go even bigger and the graphic novel also evolved into an interactive experience that is sure to engage audiences worldwide.

Davey believes that story and character are two of the most important elements to an enjoyable game and it's apparent with AN IOU because the two protagonists are not only relatable, they feel like real people that you've known your entire life.
My only complaint is that I wish the game were longer because I'm not ready to say goodbye to Trevor & Mallory!

AN IOU is the culmination of years of work and is obviously filled to the brim with passion, dedication, and creativity. This is one of the best games I have ever played by a solo game developer and Davey Cadaver has definitely left his mark on the visual novel community.
I can't wait to see what the future holds for him & for those of us eager to play his next release." -Scott Elster

Content is generally suitable for ages 17 and up.
May contain intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and/or strong language.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game contains content that is intended for mature audiences only. Themes of self-harm, drug and alcohol abuse, and violence.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7 or Higher
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Dual-Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    • OS: Mojave
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
* Starting February 15, 2024, the Steam Client will no longer support 32-bit games or macOS 10.14 or lower.

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