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Dark Times: Merry Christmas

by Bizaron

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File size: 16 MB
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Graphics: 800x600, 32-bit color

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20 Dec 2017
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This game features voice acting.

About this game

"Dark Times: Merry Christmas" is the very first installment in my "Dark Times" series. It tells a sad story about a little boy who lives in a wooden hut with the rest of his family. His brother goes outside to collect wood but doesn't return. Find out what's going on! If you want this game to have its full effect, then switch your lights off while playing it! The "Dark Times" series is characteristic by its use of black and white colors and economic graphics, as well as dealing with "dark" topics. This one is bleak and sad but not all "Dark Times" games will be like this. A universal rule in my games: To open any door, use the "grab cursor" and some hitboxes might be small or tricky so give them more tries. Anyway, have fun!

3 people commented on this game (newest first):

Michael2968: Thank you :) I am gonna create a continuation but as first, I am probably gonna release some unrelated episodes of "Dark Times" to create some basic lore.
2018-01-04 15:27:13 by Bizaron
This is a fun but dark game. I would like to see a continuation of this game in the future.
2018-01-03 20:12:04 by Michael2968
Very stylish gfx, looking hand-drawn :)
Dark story.
Overall, a game with very good atmosphere, and I am looking forward to the next by you ^_^
2017-12-23 21:03:53 by KyriakosCH
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