*ALPHA FUNDING AVAILABLE* *INDIEGOGOG DEALS AVAIALABLE* Following the "Trash Game of the Year 2012", the one and only game that has ever scored 100% in a gamerarena rating, Homegrown Games is about to send adult gamers from all over the world "Into the Ice". We can´t promise you hookers yet, but rest assured that we will deliver Nazis, Nazi-Zombies, Boobies and ridiculous amounts of bad-taste gags, jokes and easter eggs. While the game will be rolled out on FPSC-R, the upcoming next generation of FPSC currently developed by TGC, we already have developed an internal Alpha that displays some of the new game mechanics. This was done with FPSC, but, again, we pushed the technical limits of the Engine a little bit further...

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Yes, we have finished the Halloween Edition of Into the Dark in time, and yes, we are still working on Antinomy and Into the Ice: Nazis of Neuschwabenland, and we still ask for your support in the ongoing Kickstarter Campaign. However, we still have an ace up the sleeves for 2015: Father´s Island, a very unusual Open-World visual novel, will be released this year! Island start

"I am John Richards, and I am innocent. I spent the last years in the Providence state prison for a crime I hadn´t committed. Armed robbery and assault, Christmas eve 2009, a convenience store just outside the town where I used to live. Hell, I was a highschool teacher then, and yeah, I didn´t earn much, but robbery? No fucking way. I spent the night 80 miles away in my cabin, my private retreat for holidays, working on exams and exercices for my pupils. Alone. A pretty bad Alibi, especially as they had me on tape. Not only my face, clearly visible, hard to mistake for another ones, they had also my DNA all over the place. My lawyer couldn´t argue with that, but I refused the deal they offered, and instead of 18 months and a chance for probation after 12, I got the full package of justice served. No hearing, no probation, no easy way out. I was innocent, but now, 5 years later, I have the attitude of an inmate and the will of a convict. I will find out who framed me, and whoever it was, will pay for it. And I got a damn good lead.
Two weeks before my release, an old catholic priest showed up in the prison, asking to talk to me. He was full of regrets and pitty, telling me that he knew I was innocent - but that his story was too weird to have convinced the jury. Long story cut short, some 25 years ago a dying maniac had confessed incredible sins to him. Didn´t take me long to figure out he was talking about my father. The priest revealed to me the location of an island not far from the New England coastline, and told me to go there to seek the truth. Challenge accepted, no school would hire me as teacher anyway..."

This game is something very unusual for us, as it features no Zombies, no Nazis, no hookers and no trash elements. It is more a sort of a twist on a sub-genre containing titles like Dear Esther or Gone Home. The peaceful (?) exploration of a location, in our case a quite huge island, combined with the morbid, dark, gritty and subversive elements Homegrown Games is infamous for.


  • 3.8 square kilometres of densely populated Open World to roam
  • 120+ Flashback / examination scenes, items and encounters
  • 3-5 hours of gameplay
  • 40+ buildings to explore
  • 100+ usable objects
  • Immersive soundtrack & ambience soundpainting


  • Release: December 2015
  • Platform: Windows PC
  • estimated price tag: $ 3.99 - $ 4.99 (depending on average gameplay time during testing)
  • Engine: GameGuru + custom modifications
  • Free Demo!

Into the Dark Halloween Edition 2015 live on Steam!

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Developer insight: The creation of a scene

Developer insight: The creation of a scene

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Ladies & Gentlemen, dear friends and fans: This time we give you an insight into the creation of a scene. With our new screens as visual demonstration...

First impressions of our new engine!

First impressions of our new engine!

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While we have presented some screens from the pre-beta versions of our new Engine "FPSC Creator Reloaded", here is the first run from the "real thing...

Bundle your fun!

Bundle your fun!

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The world is insane - a year ago we got feedback that our games are too expensive, and now people complain that they are actually too cheap. They get...

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PunishedLamia May 3 2015 says:

How are things going with this?

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kabeltelevizio Jul 17 2014 says:

Where is this available?

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov Jul 17 2014 replied:

The question is WHEN will be this available ;)

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^Namaekeks Dec 24 2013 says:

Looks really great! But you should work on your accent x)

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov Dec 26 2013 replied:


However, if you had played Into the Dark, you would know that the accent is a part of the story and the gameplay, in some istuations even a key to solving puzzles.

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stephenmbanham Dec 16 2013 says:

Hey! We're doing an Indie Of The Year special series on the Top 100! And we featured your game!

Check it out? Youtube.com

Thank you so much in advance! and we hope you like the video!

Alot of team effort went into it! So if you could help us out and spread the word we'd be so grateful and thanks again for your amazing game!!!

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LiveMChief Oct 29 2013 says:

I love your guy's games.

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mateo14927 Oct 18 2013 says:

I want to try this game, because looks great, but isn't available for Linux and Mac OS X. In this case I can't play, so I'm not going to buy it.

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov Oct 18 2013 replied:

We are right now migrating to our new engine, and at least a Max OSX wrapper will be provided in 2014. Stay tuned!

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ArminCH Oct 15 2013 says:

This game is awesome and extremely funny. I love the humor, the jokes, the visuals, the design, the fights, even the ridiculous accent of the opponents (yeah, I know, it´s supposed to be this way). How long do we have to wait for the next version? And will it already have the new engine?

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov Dec 17 2013 replied:

Well done video!

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IvanErtlov Creator
IvanErtlov Oct 15 2013 replied:

We will get our hands on the first beta of FPSC-R end of this months, so you can expect a new version before christmas, of course created with the new engine.

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