Horror-themed action-adventure set in alternate history Finland.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (14) - 71% of the 14 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 29, 2016

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December 18, 2018

Version 1.1.8 released!

Hello there!

I have finished an update that's been on the works for almost a year and a half. This patch addresses some gameplay and graphical issues that the game has had for a long time.

Here's a short list of the things fixed in this version:
  • Auto-attack while you keep your Attack button down, and keep attacking through reload.
  • The description box on objects has been altered.
  • Esc on main menu will also act as a back function.
  • Main menu intro can be skipped.
  • Brightness setting fixed so that you cannot underset or overset the brightness.
  • All the white edges on the level backgrounds fixed.
  • WMV format on the Main menu background video clip.
  • Paula & Kaarina quest bug fixed where you cannot get the item if they have left.
  • Paula’s freezer taunt fixed after the story has gone forward.
  • Enemy health bar sometimes not appearing fixed.
  • Super armor now visible on paper doll in Inventory screen.
  • Better interaction with the first scene’s cabin door.
  • Third scene's big house door’s opening trigger fixed.
  • Fixed flamethrower damage on the Brambler monster.
  • Horde Mode item pickup recognition enhanced.
  • Horde Mode scene changing taken off because of confusion.

Enjoy, and tell me what do you think of the updates!

- Harri Jokinen
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December 16, 2018

Two Year Anniversary Update

Hello there!

It's been well over a year since the last update, and now that Kalaban is changing its publisher, we've decided to release a new patch.

The patch will land on Steam during next week. In addition to that we will have a week-long sale from December 29, 2018, marking the 2 year anniversary of the original release!

- Harri Jokinen
1 comments Read more

About This Game

Kalaban is a top-down action-adventure game by Rayhouse Productions. The game focuses on storytelling and open-ended gameplay.

The year is 1995, in an alternate history version of Finland. Bob, a hermit and an American who has moved to Finland, lives in a backwater cabin by himself. One night he is attacked by a hideous dog-like mutant. Now he must find out what is going on, and discover the reason behind the mutant outbreak.

  • Unique story and characters: While the game has a basic premise of mutant invasion, it also features a story with real depth and complexity.

  • Top-down action: Combat and exploration are the heart of this game. You kill monsters, gain loot and eat food to heal yourself. We wanted to make the combat fun and approachable.

  • Mini-sandbox: After the introduction, the player is let loose on the gameworld. You're given the freedom to explore the setting in a non-linear fashion.

  • Dark comedy: The game is presented with a serious tone, but beneath it lies absurd comedy, with strange events and characters.

  • Player choice matters: Your actions and choices affect the how the story plays out. The game can be described as an immersive sim from a top-down perspective.

  • Hand-crafted world: All the level backgrounds are unique, and the main character is completely hand-animated. We wanted to achieve a high level of polish with the art.

  • Back to the 90s: The game is set in the recent past of Finland. The game is littered with tropes and references to the pop culture of the yesteryear. In addition to that, we've taken many influences from older adventure games and DOS titles.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: General Mature Content

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 10, 8.x, 7, Vista, XP
    • Processor: 1 Ghz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Processor: 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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