Welcome to your ultimate nightmare:

"You`re Peter "Pete" O`Brannon, a Private Eye. Sounds faszinating? It isn`t, trust me - unless you find it exciting to hunt down cheating husbands and lost dogs while living of cheap Chinese food in shabby motels. THAT would be what Petes job is all about - but luckily for him, he has a good customer paying his bills. It`s GlobalSecure Inc., one of the biggest insurance companies on the East Coast. More exactely, it`s Samantha "Sam" Miller who runs their investigation departement on insurance fraud. She`s tough, she`s intelligent, she`s better than Pete. By far better. But due to the companies Code of Conduct and some very nasty ethic rules, she`s prevented from taking, erm, "semi-legal" steps to gain essential information and proofs. That`s where Pete steps in - for 500 bucks per day + expenses + a nice 20% share of the money the company saves with whatever Pete finds out.

Into the Dark is a playable B-Movie, a trash Experience composed out of 60% humour, 30% horror and 10% technical flaws. Enjoy!


This game is based upon the winning entry of the scariest game competition on TGC:

Forum.thegamecreators.com

The first release on Gamersgate and as boxed retail product was 30th of October 2012, the official Desura Release in April 2013

WIP Gameplay Level 4:

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Overhauled main game + free horror shooter game included!

Into the Dark, the ubertrashy Austrian / Czech / Romanian playable B-Movie experience, has an all-new, updated, improved, expanded and - honestly - even worse Halloween Edition live on Steam!



A huge load of work has been spent on a new post-processing pipeline and new segment / environment textures, introducing for the first time PBR materials into a Homegrown Games production.




Here is a detailed changelist:

  • 84 new textures, 62 of them PBR materials
  • 2 new postprocessing routines
  • 1 new puzzle
  • 1 new item
  • 2 new, really bad jokes
  • 1 new propaganda poster
  • 1 new voice over recording
  • 15% less memory usage
  • 47% less crashes compared to previous version
  • New free Halloween Minigame "Into the Asylum":


The first Beta of the Minigame is already enclosed in the Steam Version of Into the Dark, the full version of the free "Into the Asylum" will be pushed live during Halloween night!

Please also support our "serious" interfaith development project "Antinomy" !

Homegrown Games announces "Father´s Island" for December 2016

Homegrown Games announces "Father´s Island" for December 2016

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While we are still working on "Into the Ice" and "Antinomy", we won´t let 2015 pass without releasing a new game!

Into the Dark on Steam Summer Sale!

Into the Dark on Steam Summer Sale!

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Yes, the steam summer sale madness hat infected us all. Now you have the chance to get Into the Dark dirt-cheap.

Steam & Desura united peacefully...

Steam & Desura united peacefully...

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Yes, Into the Dark has been sold on Steam for almost a month now. However, we haven´t forgotten our dear Desura customers.

Into the Dark: Steam, Oculus, and many improvements!

Into the Dark: Steam, Oculus, and many improvements!

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Dozens of fans thought we are making some crazy April´s fool attempt yesterday - but no, everything was true!

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IndieDB / Desura exlusive X-Rated X-Mas Demo

IndieDB / Desura exlusive X-Rated X-Mas Demo

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The X-tra trashy playable B-Movie featuring the worst Austrian accent in English gaming history proudly presents the X-R-X-MAS Demo! This is a special...

Official Demo 1

Official Demo 1

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This is the official ENGLISH Demo released prior to boxed release by the German distributig company. Does not contain X-rated scenes, the new jokes &amp...

Hotfix ENGLISH version

Hotfix ENGLISH version

Patch 2 comments

This is the official hotfix for "Into the Dark", ENGLISH retail version. Fixes: - fixed bug with the electricity puzzle in level 4 - fixed bug with the...

Hotfix for German version

Hotfix for German version

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if you bought the German boxed or download version, this patch here will give you several enhancements and bugfixes. Besitzer der Deutschen Verkaufsversion...

Into the Dark 100% Playable L5 Public Alpha Cut

Into the Dark 100% Playable L5 Public Alpha Cut

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*UPDATED 12-12-2012 with DirectX needed to run it* If game freezes on loading close to end of loading, replace "dividetexturesize=1" in your setup.ini...

Precursor of  "Into the Dark"

Precursor of "Into the Dark"

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This is actually the 1-Level-Demo-Tryout freebie rubbish version that won the Scariest Game contest at the TGC boards. While being unpolished and technically...

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grouchbag
grouchbag

I think it should be free.

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ArminCH
ArminCH

I have to agree with Jan - why should this game be FREE ?!

I wouldn´t say "best game ever", as this would be an insult to some timeless classics, but it´s for sure one of the most entertaining games ever. And a great value for your money:

Last year, I bought "Gone Home" - a wonderful experience, but 25 Swiss Franc for 100 minutes was kinda sad. I payed almost 50 Franc for Metro Last Light, and I had beaten the game after 7 hours.
After you get what the game is all about, Into the Dark is by far more enntertaining than Metro (or any other single player shooter), it´s funnier than all of the humor-driven adventures out there, and if you try to beat the ITI Alpha, too, you can spend almost 20 hours playing the game.
Asking 12 Euros (roughly 15 Swiss Francs) is actually VERY cheap.

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grouchbag
grouchbag

You spelled my name wrong.It's JANN.And you ARE right.You r game is quite inexpensive.But I would prefer to be called grouchbag,my user name.As I am probably old enouh to be your grand mother,it shows a lack of respect.I probably will puchase your game over the next month or two though.It really does look pretty good.Good luck on future games! :)

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov

OK, calm down everybody.

- Jan, please stopp calling people "insane" here.
- grouchbag, Armin replied to Jan, whose statement is listed below, IndieDB gets the sorting wrong. So he (Armin) did nothing bad to you, actually he didn´t even refer to your name.

@ Topic - we keep the game as cheap as we can afford, and we had already 3 participations in Bundles, where you could get Into the Dark and severall other games TOGETHER for 5$ or less.

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JanDadan
JanDadan

I think you are insane.

Honestly, if you get most of the jokes and references, it is one of the best games here - and you will have at least 10 hours of great entertainment value. You can see how much work the develoeprs have put into creating something very unusual, and 12 Euros is a bargain for that much fun.

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Guest
Guest

Hi Ivan, i have desura version of ITD, i'm stuck in level 8, into the trap.
I have the "Obama key" i have the "basic2 key" but when i go into the
room with the terminal, nothing happens, it should let me in by using
the Obama key on the terminal, but i get no message.
What am i supposed to do?
Windows 7 64bit

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov

Can you tell me which terminal you mean? THe Obama key was used for the one that lead you to the basic key, so this is ok.

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Guest
Guest

Start the level-head right-kill 1 scumbag-find some ammos and the "Obama key"-kill 2 more bad guys-
go up the stairs and activate the terminal to see you playing an old c64 game-come down the stairs and nearby find
the other key on a table- go back till i find
the door with the terminal.
At this point (i've seen a video on youtube)
(youtube.com/watch?v=FFrW81AHMWE)
i should get a message to use the Obama key on the terminal
and open the door, but no message appers, i can't go nowhere
if the door does not open.

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov

send the savegame to homegrown@gmx.at and my team will look at it!

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Hoshi82
Hoshi82

Just bought the game through an indie bundle. Installing and launching works fine...but... where are the options? I have some settings in the launcher, but where are the video settings for resolutions, the audiosettings and most important, where are the keyboard/mouse settings?! I am lefthanded player an i use the cursorkeys. Also i play with invert mouse. This is a real issue for a game where you even cannot change the key layout or mouse sensivity. Really like to play the game, because i paid for it. But in this control condition its unplayable for me.

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SNIP3R1989
SNIP3R1989

Which indie bundle are you refering to?

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Hoshi82
Hoshi82

Playinjector.com but the event is over

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov

Unfortunately, Hoshi82 has not yet responded to my answer below. However, he has a valid key provided by the Romanian site Playinjector who got a bunch of keys from us as help to get their business started.

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov

Hi Hoshi!

All settings are confiogurable in the setup.ini file in your game folder. And if you send your desired keys mapping to homegrown@gmx.at, my staff will send you a customized ini with your prefered settings.

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Hoshi82
Hoshi82

Ok i take a look into the ini. If i can't get anything to work, i mail you guys.

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Highest Rated (15 agree) 9/10

I would have prefered giving Feedback to the developers on their page, but the games installer points to IndieDB, so it`s gonna be somehow public: Although I`m pretty proud that this one is from Austria, obviously not far from here, I`ll stick to facts and spare the patriotism influence. I bought this game because of the report on Austrian TV, so I knew what I had to expect - Trash, Zombies, B-Movie-Style. I love that, so I gave it a try. And the game delivers exactly what it promises: Trash, B-Movie…

Nov 24 2012 by ViennaGirl

Lowest Rated (3 agree) 4/10

Abysmal game. Bad graphics, bad atmosphere just terrible.

Nov 10 2012 by alexander86

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