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

Awake...

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.

Explore...

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?

Experience...

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.

Survive...

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?

  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
  • View media
RSS feed Related Articles

Hello again, stalkers. Let's start the news talking about the teaser demo.

Month 34 - [iF.] - [Lab?]


Teaser demo: 1.2 update

The demo has been updated to 1.2, the main points are:

performances are a lot better...

... with some nice new visuals too!

You can know select the performance mode when beginning a new game: select this mode if you still experience poor framerate. Performance mode does not mean Low details mode: it just removes some minor and/or not necessary demanding things. The game still looks good but runs fine, it was tested on an old 2007 laptop to be sure. So try this mode if needed, and if you have any problem, leave a comment and details about your configuration.

[iF.] - Cadaver Party Ep. 1 still needs a powerful computer for the High details mode, even if the general performance increased.

Also...

  • ... the French localization was added - la traduction française a été ajoutée ! ;)
  • You can see things better during dark times as well.
  • Other tweaks, fixes, new elements, etc. were added. You can read the full changelog on the download page and try it for yourself!

That's it for the demo update, now let's check the rest of our items.

Month 34 - [iF.] - [Hiding?]


Quick news about the game and its beta

Recently I gave good news about the general progress:

twitter-tweet" wrote:

Hey there! [iF.] is nearly ready! Only thing that is left is some code (~80% is done) + little details. Enjoy the end of the year! @gamedev

— Yanka S. (@Yanka_Prod) December 24, 2015


Progress remained very good, now I can say the biggest part of work left is coding for 2 remaining maps. I'll have to finish some mapping details for 2 maps as well. That's it, the rest of the maps is OK.

I worked hard on optimization (hey, I always read each one of your comments & messages and this was a major problem) those recent times and it was worth it. My private beta testers gave me very good feedback regarding this: now the game looks visually better but it runs better as well! Isn't it great? You can already see a glimpse of this (hard) work in the demo which was just updated to include those cool things!

I also have to finish writing some text strings/notes. After I got a polished English localization, I'll do the French one. There will be at least those two languages included on release day.

To me, everything else looks ready, let's check things up:

  • SFX, should not be updated any more. All ready.
  • Voices? We'll see if we get some included. My DJ console died recently, no luck at all. I have to buy a kit to manually reprogram the EPROM so I cannot use it for now. I made some tests using my default sound chipset, it sorted out well (to my surprise). It's not a priority but maybe there will be voices, no promise.
  • Soundtrack? Ready, worked during several hours finding good tracks which I could use without copyright problems. A lot of efforts was put on preparing, cutting, creating loops, etc. to get something pro. I'll put my hands on a new mixtape in the very close future so I'll be able to add one or two more tracks! So far the beta feedback regarding the Soundtrack is very positive.
  • Textures, models, etc., they are all set.

Month 34 - [iF.] - [Workbench?]


What is the plan now?

The plan is simple: finish the game development, I'm pretty exited because not much is left to do. I finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

When I'll get this 100% build, I'll make a last private beta session, inviting the winners of the recent beta giveaway too!

Then after a few tweaks and magic fixes, I'll publish a release candidate build for final testing. To conclude: the public 1.0 build will be released for all of you and this will be the end of a veeeeery long ride! Plus don't worry, I'll keep updating the final mod after its release if needed. Of course. ;)


I think that's it for today.

I hope you will be there to the rendez-vous when the time will come!

Thanks for your messages and your feedback.

Thanks for waiting. I can understand some of you have... "difficulties" to wait, just remember one thing: I make this alone! I don't have deadlines. I am a perfectionist. I am not paid. It's free.
Peace. Love. Understanding. ;)

See you very soon fellow stalkers, I'm very exited.

Tick
Tock
Tick
Tock

The clock stops~

Yanka

Twitter.com

Whatisif.tk

Streets Of London New Year's Update

Streets Of London New Year's Update

Amnesia: The Streets of London 3 comments

New Year's Update discussing Production, Story and Gameplay.

Dev Log #1 - Renovations, Optimizations, and Color Palettes

Dev Log #1 - Renovations, Optimizations, and Color Palettes

Lament (WIP) 6 comments

We got lighting! We got colors! We got... er, less trees!

Month #29 dev. diary - teaser demo released, mini-site updated!

Month #29 dev. diary - teaser demo released, mini-site updated!

Cadaver Party 0 comments

Hello again stalkers! Many of you asked for a demo, something to put your claws on... here it is! The download is available and the mini-site has been...

Twilight Of The Archaic trailer!

Twilight Of The Archaic trailer!

Penumbra: Necrologue 3 comments

Ladies and gentlemen, we are proud to present the trailer for our latest title: "Penumbra: Twilight of The Archaic" out on October 31st!

RSS feed Related Downloads
The striker: Chapter 1 - Catacomb Rampage v1.1

The striker: Chapter 1 - Catacomb Rampage v1.1

The striker: Chapter 1 - Catacomb Rampage Full Version 0 comments

This is a minor update of the standard version. I did not change anything in the story or mapping, I just modified the scripting so I fixed some bugs...

The striker: Chapter 1 - Catacomb Rampage v1.0

The striker: Chapter 1 - Catacomb Rampage v1.0

The striker: Chapter 1 - Catacomb Rampage Full Version 0 comments

The first chapter's first release is here! Don't forget to REPORT BUGS AT THE COMMENTS You are an explorer that got lost in a catacomb. You find a house...

Painful Reality - Chapter 02 - Unexpected Visit

Painful Reality - Chapter 02 - Unexpected Visit

Painful Reality - Interval 02 - Unexpected visit Full Version 0 comments

You are playing as Thomas Jr Tall and this time you're trying to find your missing wife that left you after your sons death. P.s - there is a secret room...

TBT Chapter 4-1

TBT Chapter 4-1

Turn Back Time Full Version 0 comments

Same as the chapters before a compressed windows file double click the zip to open it, then drop TBT chapter 4-1 in Amnesia the Dark Descent/redist/custom...

TBT Chapter 4: The Aftermath

TBT Chapter 4: The Aftermath

Turn Back Time Full Version 0 comments

Same as the chapters before a compressed windows file double click the zip to open it, then drop TBT chapter 4 in Amnesia the Dark Descent/redist/custom...

Destiny Revenant 1.03

Destiny Revenant 1.03

Destiny Revenant Full Version 1 comment

This is the 1.03 version, always check for updates, just in case. Install as a separate full conversion mod, do not overwrite anything, read the instructions...

Post comment Comments  (500 - 510 of 630)
frictionalgames Creator
frictionalgames

We thought Desura would take care of a sale, our mistake! It turns out we could activate a price change on our own. So enjoy Desura folks, a special 80% off until 11-11-11 11:11:11 just for you!

Reply Good karma+19 votes
aliendude5300
aliendude5300

Aww I already bought it at full price :(

Reply Good karma Bad karma+5 votes
texaco
texaco

I got it!

Thank so much.

What about Penumbra?

Reply Good karma Bad karma+6 votes
hero1900
hero1900

mmmmmm cant get linux version i did buy it on steam since desura was not having this promotion.
or have to buy again??

Reply Good karma Bad karma+4 votes
AlexVSharp
AlexVSharp

I'm kind of puzzled about this as well. I got Amnesia on Steam long before I even knew about Desura, and now that I've completely migrated here (thus, more or less, leaving my Steam account) it would be a bummer if there was no way to redeem this awesome game for Linux. :/

Reply Good karma Bad karma+4 votes
hero1900
hero1900

i got some info through the forums of this game (since no one caring to answer me here, i contact personally) on the end we need to buy it again. its contracts stuff so we are blamed for this since we buy through steam.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
AlexVSharp
AlexVSharp

And then people wonder why does someone visit the Bay after legally buying a game. :P
Shame. It saddens me not having it on my account here. Lame contracts are lame...

Reply Good karma Bad karma+3 votes
joeka
joeka

I don't get why linux users buy it through steam, before checking the frictional store. There was a 75% discount at the same time.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+4 votes
hero1900
hero1900

sometimes you will be bored visiting each game website. so i check desura and steam and when a company issue a discount it should be in all stores (common sense). for that i thought steam did that on its own or what so ever . so i bought it from steam and the diffrance in price was big and didnt check the game website. and by the way i did buy it again here since i like the game and want to support disura. but i dont like the company way in dealing with this.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+3 votes
Troublemaker
Troublemaker

everybody were playing Amnesia because of Halloween :-D

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
texaco
texaco

It's a nice game and another games stores had a good hallowen-promo price.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

Please be patient.

Reply Good karma+2 votes
intgr
intgr

It makes me sad that game authors are treating Desura users as second-class citizens. I wouldn't expect this from Linux games, since Desura is the ONLY SANE WAY to install Linux games for the time being.

But Halloween is over, maybe better luck next year.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+3 votes
BZRatfink
BZRatfink

What makes you say that? Is there something wrong with your distribution's package manager?

Reply Good karma Bad karma+2 votes
intgr
intgr

My distribution's package manager works great, but it doesn't have any of the games I've bought on Desura. Linux distros have a policy of shipping open source stuff only.

Some Linux games include third-party .rpm or .deb packages, but they're only limited to a few distros, the packaging quality is often sub-par and they break when distros decide to move to newer library versions.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+1 vote
texaco
texaco

i have hope yet

Reply Good karma Bad karma+3 votes
texaco
texaco

Perfect.
I'm waiting because I want buy the game at desura linux store.

It's my kind of suport linux store and indie developers.

Reply Good karma Bad karma+4 votes
Post a comment

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community. Or sign in with your social account:

Icon
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Platforms
Windows, Mac, Linux
Developer & Publisher
Frictional Games
Engine
HPL2
Contact
Send Message
Homepage
Amnesiagame.com
Release date
Game watch
Start tracking
Share
Community Rating

Average

9.4

2905 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

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 by X4VI3R

Lowest Rated (19 agree) 1/10

uhh look at me im an idiot

Feb 22 2013 by therupertbob

Style
Genre
Adventure
Theme
Horror
Players
Single Player
Project
Indie
Boxart
Boxart
Embed Buttons
Link to Amnesia: The Dark Descent by selecting a button and using the embed code provided more...
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Statistics
Last Update
Watchers
2,643 members
Mods
757
Addons
50
Downloads
868
Articles
180
Reviews
617