What if the things in the night didn't just go bump? BlindSide is a terrifying new audio-only adventure game set in a world you'll never see! BlindSide uses custom audio algorithms to turn any pair of stereo headphones into simulated surround sound. Using only your ears, you’ll to learn how to explore the darkness and make your way through the fully physical world surrounding you. But watch out! There are monsters roaming the dark, and you must find a way to stay alive while trying to unravel the mystery of why you can no longer see. With over 1000 sound effects and pieces of dialogue, challenging gameplay, and a new level of audio-based horror, BlindSide presents the opportunity for both sighted and visually impaired gamers to enjoy an identically nightmare-inducing gameplay experience. Winner of the 2013 Games for Change Festival's "Most Innovative" Award

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3 comments by Protektor on Jul 26th, 2012

What if the things in the night didn't just go bump? BlindSide is a terrifying new audio-only adventure game set in a world you'll never see! BlindSide uses custom audio algorithms to turn any pair of stereo headphones into simulated surround sound. Using only your ears, you’ll to learn how to explore the darkness and make your way through the fully physical world surrounding you. But watch out! There are monsters roaming the dark, and you must find a way to stay alive while trying to unravel the mystery of why you can no longer see. With over 1000 sound effects and pieces of dialogue, challenging gameplay, and a new level of audio-based horror, BlindSide presents the opportunity for both sighted and visually impaired gamers to enjoy an identically nightmare-inducing gameplay experience.

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Yuki526
Yuki526 May 2 2013, 4:26am says:

I can't wait to check this game out, it sounds interesting..

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chuckles09523
chuckles09523 Nov 28 2013, 9:06pm replied:

AAAWWWWW, THAT WAS A REALLY BAD PUN!!!!

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Kwama57
Kwama57 Mar 28 2013, 3:50am says:

Very interesting idea and treatment. Now i just wish i was a native English speaker, as a French i can only suffer through the game trying to decipher what i ear.. It helps myself to improve on that part though, in case i date a foreign gf someday.. :)

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Tayfun
Tayfun Feb 12 2013, 4:06pm says:

A review with the developers of BlindSide:

Gamers.com.tr

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Lemoncreme
Lemoncreme Jan 20 2013, 2:03pm says:

I will buy it soon. Looks unique and terrifying.

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kobix4
kobix4 Nov 6 2012, 11:22am says:

how i change game resolution in windows i cant see the game

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Guest
Guest Nov 20 2012, 7:25am replied:

Are you retarded?

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baronsmoki
baronsmoki Nov 14 2012, 7:30pm replied:

I think that's the point :)

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Player_Review
Player_Review Nov 3 2012, 4:22am says:

Saw this at Indie Cade ... just bought it and looking forward to something new - innovation rocks

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MrFidelmios
MrFidelmios Oct 20 2012, 11:55pm says:

I'de buy it, but Desura doesn't support mac....

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jackmcentee
jackmcentee Feb 11 2013, 11:21am replied:

I'm playing on mac?

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BlindSide
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Released Jul 23, 2012
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Highest Rated (5 agree) 8/10

Spoiler Free First things first... A game without graphics! It's a difficult concept to sell without a playable demo. Hopefully the developers will rectify this shortly. However, if you are like me, a game that relies solely on audio is intriguing. It's also very difficult to pull off. Thankfully there is a short tutorial that will guide you through the early stages. You start in your apartment in an apparent power cut, but you soon realise that something a little more sinister is happening. As…

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BlindSide will be on display at @IndieCade East this weekend in NYC. Come by the Museum of the Moving Image and say hi!

Feb 14 2013, 4:06pm

@feliciaday We're taking you up on the offer to play our IndieCade game! DM us and we'll send you a promo code, or tires.

Oct 5 2012, 3:10am

BlindSIde is now out for PC and Mac! T.co

Jul 31 2012, 2:32pm

BlindSide now runs on iPod Touch (4th gen) and iPhone4! T.co For those of you who have downloaded it, just click the update.

Jun 21 2012, 12:20am

Audio-Only iPhone Game For The Visually Impaired [Video] T.co via @psfk

Jun 1 2012, 12:18pm

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