No hand holding, tooltips or linear paths. Think, learn and adapt - if you will behave recklessly or do not prepare for the night, you will not survive.


Each choice you make is permanent, and will have impact on you, or Darkwood's inhabitants. Every time you play, you will see a different story unfold.

A breathing, procedurally generated world for you to explore. Each visit to Darkwood is unique, as all locations and events are randomized.

Improve your character with skills that will give you advantage over your enemies.

A flexible crafting system which lets you experiment with loot to: create items, build barricades or traps, and improve your gear with addons.

You will start to question your sanity, as the line between reality and nightmarish fantasies will begin to blur.

Here's a few articles from some cool people:Rock, Paper Shotgun 1, 2, 3
PC Gamer 1, 2
IndieStatik 1, 2

And "best upcoming" lists featuring Darkwood:Gameinformer's 10 horror games to watch
Gameranx' Best PC Games of 2014 Top Upcoming Horror Games

Darkwood is currently in development and planned for release in the middle of 2014. It will be available on Steam.

If you like what you see, there's more stuff on Darkwood's website!

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0 comments by Guteks on Apr 24th, 2014

A year after our crowdfunding campaign, we're very pleased to announce that Darkwood is coming to Steam Early Access! Here's a teaser to celebrate:

Hope you like it! More info can be found on the Steam store page.
Be on the lookout for a specific release date in the coming days!

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NecoTheSergalChef Aug 19 2015 says:

I made a Long, 12-part series-Let's Play of this game a while ago - but I thought to share my experiences with it - I bought and play it on Steam but it's definitely a game I'm looking forward to having a full release, it bugs me that I haven't been able to beat it yet since whenever I do play it, I ONLY play Permadeath mode - I will not change that ;o The only way to beat a horror game with rogue-like options is to play it with Permadeath!!!

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RogueGames Aug 30 2014 says:

Hey guys hows it going

I have just started playing this game and I think it has a lot of potential! It looks REALLY GOOD, Very interesting

- Strong Story
- Interesting

Here is Part 1 of my Playthrough for the game
Give it a watch and like it so I can make more videos on it!

Thanks guys! :D

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yupfrank Aug 8 2014 says:

GAU Studios Preview of the top down survival horror, Darkwood

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forksnapper Aug 4 2014 says:

This is a pretty challenging, yet awesome game! The atmosphere is lovely and horrific! Its darkness makes me want to explore all the places, but its too creepy to lurk about without a torch or even a flare, it makes me worry about what kind of something something might I bump into .___.

I posted my adventure on YouTube:

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BagelPlays Jul 24 2014 says:

Hey just started a Let's Play of Darkwood if anybody is interested

Here's the video:

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Sebastian69 Jun 24 2014 says:

This is AWESOME!!
I want to play it, your work is amazing. :D

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yangkee101 May 17 2014 says:

Okay,quick question mister?
At what percentage do you consider the game is finished now?
Not rushing for the release just curious.
Your work is awesome!

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ChickenDelight Mar 14 2014 says:

Looks awesome. How much will it cost? And what do you think the minimum requirements might be?

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@Roguelicker Yeah, there's a menu where you see the skills you can activate. Go build that muscle!

Aug 26 2015

@Roguelicker Just press Q! (there's a bug where this button is not show in the options in the current version).

Aug 26 2015

@Roguelicker Anytime, friend! Happy dying :D

Aug 26 2015

@TehDeminz yeah, I wonder that too sometimes.

Aug 24 2015

@Brokonaut before playing any more, as not much new content has been added, and we haven't sat down on the nights for some time now.

Aug 24 2015

@Brokonaut I've fixed the bug where night events would stop happening (which helps a lot with your strategy), but I would wait some time

Aug 24 2015

@indiegamehunt oh lordy, this is delicious!

Aug 19 2015

RT @indiegamehunt: Drop everything and go make some Anatomically Incorrect Dinosaurs.

Aug 19 2015

RT @Roguelicker: Undoubtedly my creepiest time ever in Darkwood. Enjoy @atypicalchuck, good job @theacidwizard. Yeesh.

Aug 18 2015

@TheDirector1337 Hahah, yeah that looks pretty much spot on :P

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