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"THE CURSE" is a horror mystery visual novel wearing the clothes of an MMORPG.

"THE CURSE" follows Avaline, a relatively new player in the world's most populated online game, caught in the middle of inscrutable interpersonal conflicts between her newfound in-game friend group.

"THE CURSE" covers disturbing and sensitive topics, including suicide and drug use. This content has not been rated by the ESRB.

"THE CURSE" is also available on Patreon, where you can also see my other work.


PATCH 1.1 12/21/22 - Added a couple of assets that were missing from the original release. Demo version of the game now available.

StatusReleased
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(2 total ratings)
Authorbarroo
GenreVisual Novel
TagsAdult, Atmospheric, Creepy, Dark, Horror, Psychological Horror, Ren'Py, Short, Singleplayer

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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

TheCurse-1.1-mac.zip 98 MB
TheCurse-1.1-pc.zip 113 MB

Download demo

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TheCurseDEMO-1.0-mac.zip 89 MB
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TheCurseDEMO-1.0-pc.zip 103 MB

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Sadly i cant buy the game but i didnt find any gameplay in yt either maybe you should change the game's name.Seems emotional from 2 comments.I hope someone shares a gameplay on yt 

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College was a dark time in my life. I woke up when the sun was down, I played World of Warcraft, and went to sleep before it rose. It was all I did. My roommate lived off-campus, so nobody cared that I wasn't going to class. I was just happy to be out of a house where my older siblings had moved on and I was alone whenever I woke up in the night to hear my parents fighting again.

Now I could climb through a window in a dark room and I could be somewhere else. I didn't have to be alone if I didn't want to. I didn't have to be myself if I didn't want to. I didn't have to hear people if I didn't want to. That time ended, eventually, and I had to go back home.

Recently, I told my doctor that I could remember considering self-harm as early as in grade school. Wondering if my bedroom window would be high enough, if I went headfirst. She asked me if I had ever considered that I didn't have to feel that way all the time. I hadn't.

The Curse means a lot to me. I'm sorry if this is comment is inappropriate, or too much, or a bummer. I think this game will be very important to some people.

(+5)

The Curse captures many things. The unease and loneliness of staying up late playing a mmo and slowly realizing you know nothing about the person you’ve spent hours, if not months, playing with and confiding in. The slippery dream logic of early 3d accelerated spaces. The absurdity of having a heavy conversation while fighting a low level enemy. The texture of the era. Expert sound design, too. 

Vigorously recommended.  This will stay with me.