“A deserted island…a lost man…memories of a fatal crash…a book written by a dying explorer.” Two years in the making, the highly anticipated Indie remake of the cult mod Dear Esther arrives on PC. Dear Esther immerses you in a stunningly realised world, a remote and desolate island somewhere in the outer Hebrides. As you step forwards, a voice begins to read fragments of a letter: "Dear Esther..." - and so begins a journey through one of the most original first-person games of recent years. Abandoning traditional gameplay for a pure story-driven experience, Dear Esther fuses it’s beautiful environments with a breathtaking soundtrack to tell a powerful story of love, loss, guilt and redemption. Winner of 2012 IGF Excellence in Visual Art. Supported by Indie Fund.

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We're excited to announce that Dear Esther is now 50% off
(UPDATE: now 75% off!) as part of the Steam Summer Sales, not only that but you can also grab the Game + Soundtrack bundle for 75% off too!


Dear Esther Scoops two Develop Awards

In other exciting news Dear Esther and thechineseroom won categories awards at this year's Develop awards, including 'Best use of Narrative' and 'Best Microstudio'!

Thanks again to everyone who's supported us and helped make Dear Esther such a success!

Dear Esther Released on Desura

Dear Esther Released on Desura

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A deserted island…a lost man…memories of a fatal crash…a book written by a dying explorer.

First Trailer, First Review, IGF and the Steam Store!

First Trailer, First Review, IGF and the Steam Store!

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What an exciting week we’ve had; getting four nominations at IGF was amazing enough but we also just had our very first (and very positive) review published...

2012 IGF Announces Main Competition Finalists

2012 IGF Announces Main Competition Finalists

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The Independent Games Festival (IGF) juries have announced their Main Competition finalists for the 14th annual presentation of its awards, celebrating...

Dear Esther launch date confirmed!

Dear Esther launch date confirmed!

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We finally have an official launch date! (and new screens!)

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Draga Ester - instalacija

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Instalacija: raspakujte arhivu u folder igre i presnimite sve fajlove kada bude ponuđeno Ako imate Steam verziju, arhivu raspakujte u Steam/Steamapps/common/Dear...

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brickmasterj
brickmasterj

Wow, it's a good looking game but I think it might have a little of Amnesia...

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TimtheBigDaddy
TimtheBigDaddy

It's based on a mod that came before Amnesia was even thought up.

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killabb23
killabb23

Anyone mind helping me out a bit?
I bought the game and try to install it, but I get an error saying
"There was an error during the MCF install process and it has been stopped."
"Failed to decompress buffer [68.-4]"
Anyone know why I am geting this? I really wanna play this game!

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xrhstaras
xrhstaras

...just run it from the desura's folder.

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THEM4CH1NE
THEM4CH1NE

Think i got it if you go to the web site and dl from there rather than from the desura launcher worked for me

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THEM4CH1NE
THEM4CH1NE

Same problem any help is appriciated

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SirPrimalform
SirPrimalform

It doesn't say this requires Steam, but just to be on the safe side: Does this just give you a Steam key, or does it actually install through Desura?

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SirPrimalform
SirPrimalform

If anyone was wondering the same thing as me, I've since had confirmation from the developer that this version has nothing whatsoever to do with Steam.

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Owenator
Owenator

Oh yes, and the devs are working on two other games that sound good. They're making a game that takes place during the apocolypse, and they're also working on the new Amnesia

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alencore
alencore

gotta check this out soon. I'm open to playing non-violence non killing games.
I think someone should create a first person sim like game if think no one hasn't yet lol!

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stinkytaco
stinkytaco

been playing the mod since early development. Nice to see you guys release a commercial title.

Not really my "cup-of-tea" but I still admire the artwork.

Hopefully the next title has a bit more "game" to it. I really enjoyed trying something different, but at times I felt my butt falling asleep.

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

I've already enjoyed the mod and so I had to buy the game. It took me 1-2 hours to play through and I guess it was the money worth. The visual is breath taking and that was the only negativ point about the mod. Now the project "Dear Esther" is quite perfect.

If you support these guys with buying their game, you'll put an example that quality should stand at the top of every video game. Maybe some big will recognize...

Feb 19 2012 by Held

Lowest Rated (7 agree) 1/10

This game is not a game and the game length is almost as long as a movie. It's not worth the price tag for such a remake like this and should have deserved watching this through YouTube without the need to walk and play through a boring tale without the usual purpose of gameplay.

Apr 19 2012 by PurpleGaga27

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