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Ouroboros: Prelude
Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Sep 16, 2016 @ 12:30pm
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Ouroboros: Prelude is Greenlit!
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Release date: Spring 2017
Trapped in a dungeon where the very darkness seems to writhe. The halls echo with hellish tones. How long has it been since you have been imprisoned? You can scarcely remember why. Starvation and deprivation has begun to rob you of your senses. You just remember red. Everything about this place is red.

Discover why you were imprisoned and find a way out. Be wary, you are not alone in this dark place. You are being watched. You are being hunted. The shadows haunt your every footstep. The evil that lurks here will not allow you to leave. Can you find the answers that are locked away in this labyrinth? Can you find the way out before you lose yourself forever? Or are you doomed to play out the endless cycle of insanity over and over and over…? Can you escape this living nightmare?

Follow the story of Ouroboros as it begins with Prelude. You wake up in a cell. You remember very little. Your name is James. You are an apothecary. You were brought deep into the Holy Roman Empire by a count to help him with research. You found something you should not have. And that you have a brother who will be in danger if you cannot get out alive.

As you will soon learn, one should be careful about what one is willing to do for those they love.

Game Features:
  • First Person Survival Horror – Experience the horror from the protagonist’s perspective. You have no means of defending yourself other than hiding, running, and your cunning.

  • Adaptive Sanity System – Events can trigger sanity effects, making it harder to survive. What you see, what you hear, what you do will all be influenced as you slowly succumb to madness.

  • Dungeon Randomization – No playthrough is the same. Over 50 room types with almost endless combinations.

  • Dark and Brooding Original Story – Ouroboros: Prelude is a taste of the dark story that is in store for you down the road. With inspiration from alchemy and Germanic history, this will be a story you will not forget.

  • Reactive Environment – The environment is not a static element in Ouroboros: Prelude. Nearly every object can be interacted with. Use objects to barricade doors, hide or as distractions. The environment also has a mind of its own and may change on a whim and may even try to maim you. How hard can a randomized dungeon be? When it randomly continues to change... randomly.

  • Intelligent Entities – Creatures stalk these dank halls. Their only purpose is to keep the secrets of this place hidden from you and to keep you from freedom. However, like most intelligent creatures they can be avoided or tricked if your wits are sharp.

  • Advanced Sensory System – The darkness may be oppressive but it can just as easily be your ally. Staying in the light may help you see but creatures can also see you. Hiding in the darkness may increase your chances of survival… for a time. Be careful though, even if they cannot see you they may still be able to hear you. Even still, some other denizens of this maze are not daunted by the dark.

  • Conserve Your Light – You are trapped in a dungeon. Whoever wants you here is intending to keep you here. If you are to escape you must light the way. But be careful you do not run out of tinder or candles or you will be trapped in the dark.

  • Madness - Be careful that you do not lose yourself within the depths of this abysmal place. The more exposed you are to madness the more madness takes its hold on you. Each time you let your sanity slip your control over your actions diminish. The reality of the game will change. If you cannot keep yourself from going insane your control of the game is not guaranteed.
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HellCow [Promo] Nov 5, 2016 @ 12:23pm 
Hey, i woud like to promote your game or to test the game.
Also i can get some testers if necesary, Add me if interested in steam or send me a mail:

(BUT my promotion will give honost reviews and votes if you dont want this then i suggest go to GREENLIGHT boosting group... and be one of the bad boosted devs... p.s its Steph if you havent heard of them..)
Mickemoose Nov 1, 2016 @ 1:14pm 
Wow looks interesting, have my vote :)
Specialbit Oct 31, 2016 @ 12:53pm 
Italo Games Oct 26, 2016 @ 2:44pm 
goatrance5207 Oct 26, 2016 @ 2:00pm 
Hove to be trapped in a dungeon. yes!
Unimatrix Productions Oct 25, 2016 @ 10:38am 
I love the atmosphere. Looks great! :D
R. Caldera Oct 25, 2016 @ 2:05am 
Very interesting. Voted. If you want a little review in our web and have a demo or beta, contac us. Thanks.
Dreamverse  [author] Oct 25, 2016 @ 1:07am 
Thank you for the kind words. :) Even if the game does not get Greenlighted I am going to find other means of selling. So some time in late November expect it to be released... One way, or the other... :P
Martian Rex Oct 25, 2016 @ 1:05am 
So creepy!!! XD
Horizon Studio Oct 23, 2016 @ 10:34pm 
holy crap, looks super creepy. Haha awesome! I voted for ya, consider voting for my vn??