The last remaining memories fade away into darkness. Your mind is a mess and only a feeling of being hunted remains. You must escape.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent, a first person survival horror. A game about immersion, discovery and living through a nightmare. An experience that will chill you to the core. You stumble through the narrow corridors as the distant cry is heard. It is getting closer.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent puts you in the shoes of Daniel as he wakes up in a desolate castle, barely remembering anything about his past. Exploring the eerie pathways, you must also take part of Daniel's troubled memories. The horror does not only come from the outside, but from the inside as well. A disturbing odyssey into the dark corners of the human mind awaits. A sound of dragging feet? Or is your mind playing tricks on you?


By using a fully physically simulated world, cutting edge 3D graphics and a dynamic sound system, the game pulls no punches when trying to immerse you. Once the game starts, you will be in control from the beginning to the end. There are no cut-scenes or time-jumps, whatever happens will happen to you first hand. Something emerges out of the darkness. It's approaching. Fast.


Amnesia: The Dark Descent throws you headfirst into a dangerous world where danger can lurk behind every corner. Your only means of defense are hiding, running or using your wits. Do you have what it takes to survive?

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Amnesia: Hell's Slaughterhouse version 1.1

Amnesia: Hell's Slaughterhouse version 1.1

Jan 18, 2015 Singleplayer Map 5 comments

Hi it is repaired custom story sorry for flashing lights and too loud sounds hope it is good custom It is my fisrt custom! Next custom story is comming!

Elevator .expobj

Elevator .expobj

Jan 11, 2015 Mapping Tool 1 comment

An .expobj file for an elevator that I hope to actually be able to make working someday.

The Dreamstride

The Dreamstride

Dec 29, 2014 Full Version 1 comment

The download for "The Dreamstride" a custom story by i3670.

A Christmas Hunt

A Christmas Hunt

Dec 29, 2014 Singleplayer Map 1 comment

The download to "A Christmas Hunt" a custom story by i3670.

Dead Memories

Dead Memories

Oct 11, 2014 Singleplayer Map 2 comments

WARNING!!! This amnesia custom story is in early alpha and is not finished, not even halfway. by downloading and installing this custom story, you have...

House of Brainless 2

House of Brainless 2

Sep 14, 2014 Singleplayer Map 1 comment

You were found unconscious somewhere in a forest. Now you've been taken into a dark house and you need to escape from this mansion. unzip in /redist/custom_stories...

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mariussuger Aug 15 2012, 11:18am says:

cant wait for amnesia 2 piiigggggyyyyy

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endosine Mar 3 2013, 3:16pm replied:

**** off back to your pewdiepie fanboy ***** you twat!

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KingCloudy Jul 21 2012, 11:03pm says:

seems eating a cinamin roll isnt the best idea while playing this game. hope this was helpful to people playing :P

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original_n00b Aug 17 2012, 3:43am replied:

Try next time without the 'roll' part and then film the outcome, now that would make a good video!

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Piemanlives Aug 1 2012, 7:36pm replied:

as long as you don't freak out to immensely it should be fi........ oh wait what am i saying.

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bberna Jul 17 2012, 1:37pm says:

got the demo than bought the game from Steam. And it will not let me play custom stories off of desura

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techknowmama Jul 20 2012, 4:22pm replied:

just download the sand alone versions of the mods, they have the option to download the zip or rar or install via desura
I got mine from steam and have no problem playing the custom stories. you need to install the files c:/programs/steam/stemapps/common/amnesia dark decent/custom stories, or where ever your game is installed

or follow the instructions for the particular mod, in the case of the white night mod you installed it to the root folder of the game

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feillyne Jul 21 2012, 3:11pm replied:

How does it not let you play custom stories off Desura?

Desura checks
Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\amnesia the dark descent\Launcher.exe
to detect your Steam install of Amnesia.

When your game is detected (either when you click "install" button on a Desura mod page or use the Desura wizard for finding installed games on your PC) you should be able to install & play custom stories just fine.

Desura support forums are here:

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Bladeanddeath000 Jul 11 2012, 3:33pm says:

Dang, those custom story make improved story, and yeah, the more they create it! the more It get scarier and Horror (And a little puzzle difficulty)

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Dynamo66 Jul 11 2012, 2:05am says:

"Somebody should make a mod of daniels later life in the future and have his son/daughter get kidnapped by the shadow that has haunted him ever since brennenburg castle."

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ResidentVirus Jul 21 2012, 9:30pm replied:

They made somehing like it. It's called Amnesia: Through The Portal You can only get off the Moddb website

May glitch the title screen when switching back to dark descent

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent
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Released Sep 3, 2010
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Highest Rated (42 agree) 10/10

If you like dark atmospheres and intense plots full of suspense and psycological terror, such as those found in games like Silent Hill, Diablo 1,or S.T.A.L.K.E.R SoC, then this is the game for you.

Amnesia - the Dark Descent redefines it's genre.

Dec 6 2010, 8:47am by X4VI3R

Lowest Rated (18 agree) 1/10

uhh look at me im an idiot

Feb 22 2013, 3:10pm by therupertbob

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