A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Dark Hope is a puzzle adventure game set in a steampunk world where electricity started and ended its existence with the light bulb. Towering clockwork puzzles and archaic symbols cover the halls. Strange rift of light span the hallways. Something lurks in the dark your only hope to freedom is to find the truth about this strange abandoned lab. 

You wake up in a hallway, No one is around. Where the exit once was all you can see is black, Smoke fills the air.    Where are you? Where did everyone go? 

The vast majority of the puzzle are environmental mechanical puzzles and discovering clues as to the nature of this strange facility.

Clock work gizmos galore
Books ton and tons of books filled with lab notes and plans
Buttons to push and valves to turn
A challenging puzzle adventure for those who do not want to be spoon fed

Game Play
Inspired by classic puzzle adventure games Myst, Riven and more recent titles like Amnesia 

To repeat.   This is a puzzle game. You will not be spoon fed.

Game has a gameplay target of 4-13  hours depending on player ability.

This is an extreme early access and is VERY feature incomplete.   These builds posted here will are considered nightly and unstable.     If you wish to contribute to the project and have the game upon completion please download now! If you want a game that is finished and done please wait about a year.


Updated 4 hours ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Feb 17, 2019
GenreAdventure, Puzzle
Made withUnity, Blender
TagsExploration, Horror, myst, Mystery, Steampunk, Story Rich
Average sessionA few hours
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


Buy Now$19.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $19.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

dark-hope-windows.zip 1 GB
Version 173
dark-hope-linux.zip 1 GB
Version 113
dark-hope-osx-universal.zip 1 GB
Version 77

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