You are a secret agent of the old British Paranormal organisation known as "The Queen's Hand". You were sent to investigate an old rectory in Essex, the Borley rectory. The village of Borley lies on the River Stour, two miles north-west of Sudbury in Suffolk and 24 miles north-east of Chelmsford in Essex. It is said, that the rectory has a stairwell that seems to be haunted. It is up to you to investigate this case. Enjoy and let me know what do you think about it!

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Tons of custom stories for Amnesia: The Dark Descent were published on Desura during last months, and with the current trend of huge amounts of new custom stories added daily to ModDB & IndieDB, many more may be released in coming days, thanks to developers & mappers of Amnesia user-made stories.

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What do you need to do to see your custom story on Desura?

Your custom story can be published only if
1) its releases (downloads) are added to ModDB/IndieDB
2) its release date is set to released (only released CSs are on Desura)
3) it installs to custom_stories folder or installs to its own single folder (like isolated conversions such as Parasomnia or Deterioration)

Also you can ensure that your mod profile
1) has some news articles added
2) has at least 7 screenshots uploaded to the Images section
3) promotional media (screenshots, videos) are of high quality & resolution e.g. in-game screenshots instead of editor screenshots
(otherwise your CS won't be shown on the main page of Desura and it may get less attention than it deserves)

"Complex" custom stories (total conversions) that install directly to the main Amnesia game directory could be also published on Desura but at the moment it's strongly unrecommended and a little discouraged due to many possible user problems with installing & uninstalling such stories through Desura (and without Desura).

It's simply easiest and best practice to have your mods install to their own folders without copying anything to original game folders or overwriting anything from the main game folders. Most modders and mods on ModDB do that unless specific game engine disallows hardcore modifications or total conversions. Parasomnia and Deterioration are examples that prove that Amnesia is highly moddable and isolated total conversions installing to their own folders are definitely possible.

Your custom story will be automatically published by Desura staff if your mod meets the first set of requirements detailed above - it has 1) download added to ModDB/IndieDB 2) it's released 3) installs in a simple way.

Thanks for reading, and best luck to all of you & all your projects!

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The Haunted Stairwell v1.0

The Haunted Stairwell v1.0

3 years ago Full Version 4 comments

My first custom story I've created. After playing through the SCP-087 I came up with the idea I could turn it into an Amnesia version. Ofcourse I created...

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BlackPlaguePT Feb 29 2012 says:

I've played a lot of Amnesia mods and they all made me really tense and some made me jump of surprise, but never made me scream.

Your damned mod was the first to make me both scream and jump backwards in surprise, thanks to the grunt! And the brute too, he also got my heart racing! Well I guess that is a good thing xD

I really liked your map, too bad it only had like 7 floors, while SCP-087 had WAY more.

The other not-so-positive thing is a bugged texture at the beginning. Apart from that, it was short but great to play! I'm gonna have a lot of fun scaring my friends with this map :D

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Asphex Creator
Asphex Mar 1 2012 replied:

Hmm.. should I say I'm glad that I made you scream?:D This was my first map so I didn't have experience with this kind of stuff but I sure tried my best :) Have fun scaring them! ;D

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mrdarknes Feb 29 2012 says:

Great map im waiting for more maps from you

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Asphex Creator
Asphex Feb 29 2012 replied:

Thank you! :) Stay tuned

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thejackknife Feb 28 2012 says:

Great Map! Would of been 10x better if it was longer. My dad and I were playing it and we both fell out of our chairs lol!

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Asphex Creator
Asphex Feb 28 2012 replied:

Haha, I'm pleased to hear that! and family gaming is always nice ;D

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JDOGGY_SOLIS Feb 28 2012 says:

I just downloaded this 5 minutes ago and I already beat it. Haha. It's super short, but pretty good. I rather enjoyed it!

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Asphex Creator
Asphex Feb 28 2012 replied:

Well maybe it is kinda short ! ;D Glad you enjoyed it!

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ManBearPig2495 Feb 27 2012 says:

Great map! A little on the short side, but I loved the atmosphere and the grunt scared the hell out of me.

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Asphex Creator
Asphex Feb 27 2012 replied:

Thank you! I kind of imagined it to be short myself, but I'm glad you commented :) haha, the grunt got me a few times too even though I knew he was gonna be there!

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