Project Nightmares is a first-person survival horror game with a procedural structure, creating unique scares every time you play. A machine will induce you into a dream state, throwing you into a living nightmare firsthand in order to discover the story of Henrietta Kedward, an old woman with a dark past.
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Mostly Positive (90) - 78% of the 90 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 1, 2018
Developer:
NC
Publisher:
NC

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We want Project Nightmares to turn out as an excellent horror game, but we need people to get involved and make it happen. The procedural structure of the game is a unique, novel take on the survival horror genre.

We are a team of only two people; for us to see an indie game of this caliber through to completion is a difficult, but not impossible, task. It is a challenge that we gladly take on each day, in the hopes that the dream will become a reality.

Why is the game unique in its kind?


Project Nightmares has a structure of procedural terror incorporated into all of its mechanics, from the layout of the level, to the placement of objects, to the scares: it will be different every time you play it. You will never know where, when, or how a scare is coming, or even what the scare will be.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We think the game will be finished at the middle of 2020.”

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

“The main difference will be the addition of new levels and improved functionality. We plan to make a significant increase in the amount of items, Secondary Missions, and achievements.
We would also like to add support for more languages in the future, and we plan to gradually update our localization.
We plan to add voice acting for our characters.
We plan to add more characters.
We plan to add more cutscenes.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access Version includes the general structure of the main game, giving you a sense for how the environment is organic and ever-changing. The good thing about using procedural content is that you’ll be able to play it as many times as you want, and you’ll continue to have different experiences each time.”

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

“Yes, the full version will have a higher price than early access.”

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

“The people who buy the game are very helpful; they can help us find bugs or give us ideas for things they would like to see in the game.”
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About This Game

A group of scientists dedicated to studying the paranormal has developed a machine that can induce a patient with psychic abilities into a dream state, linking them to a malignant or cursed object.
Project Nightmares is in charge of investigating such objects, discovering the history behind them, and putting a stop to the evil they embody.



In the first installment of the game, we will play through the case of Henrietta Kedward. A toy with a dark past provides us with a connection to this malicious old woman; tapping into this connection, we’ll find ourselves in a nightmare set during her lifetime, surrounded by terror and mystery.



Every time you play, Project Nightmares will be different. The game was designed so that the experience of playing through it changes constantly; beyond the engaging storyline, the player will never know what’s going to happen next.

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: Nudity or Sexual Content, Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows® 7 64-bit / Windows® 8 64-bit / Windows® 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-2500 @3.3 GHz / AMD FX-8320 @3.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560 / AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 (1GB VRAM)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® compatible
    • Additional Notes: Laptop versions of graphics cards may work but are NOT officially supported.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows® 7 64-bit / Windows® 8 64-bit / Windows® 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4670K @3.4 GHz / AMD FX-8350 @4.0 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 / AMD Radeon™ R9 290 (2GB VRAM)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX® compatible
    • Additional Notes: Laptop versions of graphics cards may work but are NOT officially supported.

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