A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Locked in a cellar and told to record everything or die as a sick joke, you must find a means to escape while not being found by it.

Dwindling stamina and battery for your flashlight mean it's only a matter of time before it gets you. Can you find the keys to the cellar's lock and escape in time?

Key Features

Without revealing too much...

  • Randomized level layout for added replay-ability
  • Emphasis on atmosphere and not jump scare
  • In-game timer for speed running

This game was made as a fun side-project from October 3, 2019 - October 27, 2019.  As such don't expect anything too in-depth; this is just a game to help kick off a fun night of scares.

Thanks to Rachel and Chase for helping to test it!


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

it_lurks_in_the_dark_1_1_win.zip 99 MB
it_lurks_in_the_dark_1_1_mac.zip 101 MB
it_lurks_in_the_dark_1_1_linux.zip 204 MB

Development log


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Gave it a go...

Can anyone help me confirm that the Mac and Linux versions open and run correctly? My test machines for those are out of commission right now.

Hey everyone, I’ll be putting out a patch tonight to help make the end ‘boss’ more visible, as well as improve performance at lower quality settings.

Version 1.1 is out! Check the Development Log for all the updates. 




As Usual Gameplay from Z9ZGAMES Channel!!
With All Thanks to the Creator of the Game!!


Amazing game dev had a lot of fun playing it :) i hope you enjoy my gameplay 


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