A downloadable game for Windows
It's been three weeks since she disappeared.
She went to Hamilton Forest with her boyfriend, and nobody has heard from them since.
The police say they performed a search of the area and found nothing. They said that further exploration was too dangerous and that the risk to the search party was too great.
"I can't imagine how you must feel," the Officer had told me. His blank gaze failed to meet my eyes. "But you can't go looking for them."
They wouldn't tell me why.
Hamilton is a short horror game in which you delve into a mysterious, defiled place purposefully forgotten by both man and nature to find someone important to you.
It's my first foray into horror and the first game I've ever released, so any and all feedback is appreciated.
Credits are located in a text file in the game folder.
Currently the game is restricted to a 4:3 Aspect ratio and has a locked frame rate.
WASD/Shift - Movement
F - Flashlight
Q - Bring up poster
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Hello, I saw your game and decided to play it for a video.
It was pretty good, I liked it to be fair.
Comments below clip;
I still can't believe so much can happen in a 75MB game. Above ground. Under ground. In hallways and rooms. Incredible how you guys managed to squeeze so much terror into such a small footprint.
Well done and kudos to all involved.
I know i missed alot of things in this video. I cant nah seriously i couldnt have explore all cuz my heart was racing like a f1 car. It was soo scary my whole body got chills. I cant beilive its only 75 mb. Its amazing. And did u also lost in hamlton? i dont see your games anymore,i hope you are ok. And it was a great game tbh
Liked the atmosphere. Played on my channel :)
Great atmosphere and the sound just seemed to fit the style of the game to a tee. Great job...
I loved the art style and the game made me feel tense the whole time
Wow, that was genuinely terrifying. Ambiance was so well done i was amazed. Things getting more and more creepy as you went in couldn't have been done better. ESPECIALLY loved the effects on the poster.
I made a video on your game if you're interested :)
excited to see what you do next! this game was genuinely horrifying.
it was a really good and interesting game
Hey yo good game!! Even though the game is simple it left me stuck to find out more about, I really liked the story, even if the game is from 2020 it would make a good continuation, anyway I really liked it, good work
Keep it up
Okay, the great use to audio transitions from the heavy wind to the dead silence, always think a good audio can be so much scarier then a visual.
Although, that end GOT me.. I though I got away! At least I didn't die to the first one!
Looking For The Lost - Hamilton
Great game! The end made me jump lol. Hope to see more from you! :)
Great Job!! That monster was definitely terrifying!
Loved this horror experience, great mood. I played twice just to get a closer look at the monster :)
Simply amazing. Keep up the good work.
Atmospheric game with solid environment and creepy sound effects compiled together well with scary events. Really enjoyed this experience. Thank you for making this! 1st game.
I had a lot of fun with this ^^ I love the grungy style to it
I have some trouble playing the game. It always crashes after I get into the door at the start. Is there anything I'm doing wrong?
Hi, sorry to hear you've been having trouble. It doesn't sound like you're doing anything wrong. I've taken a look through the level transition code again and I'm afraid I haven't been able to replicate your issue, though the problem in your case is most likely the game failing to find the next level or an issue with game data present on the second level. Unfortunately the only advice I can offer at this point is to attempt to re-download the game data, or run the executable as an administrator. I'm sorry that I can't be of more help, but it's been a long time since I've touched this project and my knowledge of troubleshooting beyond Unity is limited.
For your first attempt this is marvelous and easily one of the best things I played from this site. Pure atmosphere that leaves you chilled.
November (Allison?), I played your game because I saw Decestia rate it 5 stars (I loved “In the Mountains” by him) and he was not wrong, this is gorgeous. All the small details and just weird/horrifying ideas, the very subtle audio cues and the soundtrack, it was all ramping up to a truly surprising ending. I loved this.
The proof: I start out chatting away and then get quieter and quieter the deeper I go :D
Sorry, Allison... This was a super creepy game with some amazingly freaky moments. I especially love the visuals found in/near the messages and logs. Great game, 7.9/10.
Do have a small bug report though, I think all the game's audio cuts out if you try to press Start again immediately after completing it once. So my second playthrough didn't have audio. Could possibly have been a headphone problem on my end though
Loved it! The exploration with the eerie silence and darkness was so perfect. Good graphics, and ending.
Nice little game, I really liked the idea with poster!
Great job, man! Or woman, it doesn't matter. I got really scared at the computer part! Keep it up!
the scare at the end made jump so much, good game
I loved The Grudge sound effects the monster had going and the rusty aesthetic but my favourite part was definitely the subtler elements like the changing of the poster. So cool.
Gameplay if you're interested:
This is a pretty good game. The atmosphere is very well done, especially the noises the monster makes. I played it for this video of mine; it's the second game, at about 3:50.
This was an amazing game with phenomenal atmosphere, incredible audio, and fantastic environment design. Thank you for the terrifying experience and I hope you keep up the awesome work.
This short horror gem of game is definitely going into my Favorite's Collection here on itch.io. I don't want to forget the moments I had playing this game and I want to find more like it! Critique/review is continued below.
Gameplay footage beings @ 09:37
I had such a difficult time progressing out of fear of the unknown; how on earth am I ever going to complete much longer and intricate, similar games (like Lost In Vivo)?! The little visual and audio nuances (such as the face on the missing poster degrading over time and sliding metal chairs) were very well done. The hairs on the back of my neck stood up when I first saw that Poloroid picture.
* EDIT: Now that I'm thinking about it more, the old school PS1 style, Silent Hill-esque graphics only intensified the fear!
I'm a huge fan of stories centered around the supernatural and this reminded me very much of two things: H. P Lovecraft's fictional work and strange and confounding mysteries surrounding the entire The Dyatlov Pass incident.
Following in hopes that there's more to come ~
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Done very well, the atmosphere was awesome.. and the playtime is perfect.
It was really scary at the basement part but I was recording a random video of it just BECAUSE YES for my friend and she couldn't see I'm so easily scared so I acted like it's normal. Good job on that game!
Tactfully executed, and absolutely terrifying. Great job!
My favorite part is... that this missing person is NOT the main character's love interest! I never see people in these games going after their "best friend." Job well done, and there weren't even any screams or loud noises.
That was terrifying. Well done!
If this is your first foray into horror then goddamn, can't wait to see what you come up with next.