When the villagers of Derevnya begin turning up maimed, suspicion falls on you. Track down the beast to clear your name and save the village—but to unravel the mystery, you will need to confront your own past. A survival-horror choose your own adventure set in Kievan Rus'.
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Positive (22) - 95% of the 22 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 4, 2023
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A jaded hero from an earlier age. A village beset by a mysterious monster. And secrets as deep as the earth.

When the villagers of Derevnya begin turning up maimed, suspicion falls on you. Track down the beast to clear your name and save the village—but to unravel the mystery, you will need to confront your own past.

Nightwell Games' inaugural title is a survival-horror narrative game set in the rich medieval world of Kievan Rus'. After the demo version of this game made waves in InkJam 2022 and Spooktober 4th Annual Visual Novel Jam, we are pleased to now present the full-length game.

This 7-chapter illustrated choose your own adventure game/visual novel is 87,000 words long with a play time of 3-5 hours for one playthrough. There are over 1200 meaningful choices in this game, including a customizable protagonist, 7 different discoverable backstories, and 4 main endings with many variations. It includes 40 high-res hand-drawn illustrations and an atmospheric, ethereal original soundtrack. This package includes the complete downloadable game for Windows in 1920x1080 fullscreen format.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Contains descriptions and illustrations of murder victims, descriptions of suicide, and serious themes, including war, bigotry, and loss of a loved one.

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    Minimum:
    • OS *: Windows 7 or better
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX or better
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Storage: 800 MB available space

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