A dungeon crawler. About 3 friends and their quest for an unknown treasure.

Developed by ManyHat that was founded during our time at The Game Assembly. We had a 9 week deadline. As much as we wanted to add more features we had to scrap alot of ideas to meet the deadline. This is our own engine. Hope you enjoy it!

You can reach us here or on our facebook page.
Since we do not make games together anymore we recommend you use facebook for support but please read this first:

Got a DX11 supported graphics card and still can't play?
Find your debug logger in Desura\Common\lair-of-the-madhat
and paste it here! It should be one in your game dir as well (in case you downloaded through IndieDB).


4 Dungeon levels filled with different types of enemies and secrets

3 Playable characters
29+ weapons to loot!
Puzzles with sweet rewards
Boss fights
Level system (level 1-20)
Havok Physics
Play over LAN for CO-OP
.. and more!

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5 comments by Henley on Sep 27th, 2013

It's Friday friends, which means four more fantastically free games for the budget sensitive gamers among us!

First up on the freedom talent stage is ILLUSION - Ghost Killer. The goal of IGK is quite simple; position six cameras in a mysterious shed that has people reporting hearing scary things. But it is never that simple is it? The next game swaps one type of madness for another. Introducing NEED FOR MADNESS (caps included) a very mad car racing and crashing game where you perform stunts to power your car and win by either racing (finishing in first place) or wasting the other cars!

Up next is Lair of the Madhat with a very simple, no fuss dungeon crawler about 3 friends and their quest for an unknown treasure. Your Freedom Friday wraps up with Love Sniper a comedy BxG Visual Novel about Heiji, a cupid named Picchu and their antics in helping Heiji find true love.

Come back next week as we deliver another four main courses all for free!

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Lair of the MadHat - Full version 1.0.1

Lair of the MadHat - Full version 1.0.1

Jun 19, 2013 Full Version 1 comment

Minor fixes such as weapon not dealing damage and an invincible bug. Click to see full list

Lair of the MadHat - Full version 1.0

Lair of the MadHat - Full version 1.0

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A dungeon crawler. About 3 friends and their quest for an unknown treasure.

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Bladeanddeath000 Jul 13 2013, 6:51pm says:

(Still my game still crash, So I give up!) I did installed "Direct X full" But The game keep crashing so I can't play it or maybe it for window 7 64-bit! If that a problem then I'm screwed! I only have 32-bit! suck huh!!?

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tristt111 Jul 13 2013, 8:48pm replied:

nope i have 64 bit crashes as well

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fetkatten Creator
fetkatten Jul 13 2013, 7:46pm replied:

what gfx card do you have?

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fetkatten Creator
fetkatten Jul 13 2013, 3:03pm says:

*** BEFORE POSTING *** Do you meet the requirements to play the game? You will need a DX11 supported graphics card (http://solidlystated.com/hardware/list-of-directx-11-video-cards/). If you DO have a DX11 card find your debug logger in Desura\Common\lair-of-the-madhat and paste it IN THIS THREAD and you will get help. Thanks

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MHammarbrink Jul 7 2013, 10:28am says:

No Mac support?

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fetkatten Creator
fetkatten Jul 9 2013, 3:25pm replied:

This is for pc only

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Hillkoz Jul 13 2013, 7:54am replied:

d3d11.dll is missing???

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fr3ak1z01d Jul 13 2013, 10:48am replied:

direct x file missing jus download direct x again

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raikenjenova Jul 15 2013, 6:59am replied:

I have same prob. It displayed Black Screen and then it crashed itself. Even my directx is fully installed.

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geelw Jul 5 2013, 2:53pm says:

Could you post system specs, please? This looks really cool and I want to make sure I can run it on both computers here (as well as recommend it to readers in a review on my site once the game goes live).

My sole issue with Desura is game pages SHOULD have specs by default on the right sidebar or somewhere in the summary. That way, users can grab games without wondering if they'll run...

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Robbin505 Jul 13 2013, 9:02am replied:

What are you trying to game on? I'm just curious, I can't remember the last time I even thought about whether or not my computer could run a game.

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DustEater Jul 6 2013, 9:09am replied:

game is FREE now so why do you need requirements? download it and check it

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oranamaxi Jul 8 2013, 12:46pm replied:

because people like me, for example, have got such terrible internet that a game takes ages to download (my maximum download rate is 70kb/s), and if i download and then find out that i can't run it, i have just wasted 7 hours for this download

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fetkatten Creator
fetkatten Jul 9 2013, 4:02am replied:

Sorry to hear that. I have no idea how to find out what's required and recommended but if you post your specs and tell us your fps maybe people can have that as a reference.

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