I hope they continue with this game because it def hit the mark!
A downloadable game for Windows
Somewhere between sanity and madness lies a realm torn between the two. Illusions become reality, and reality becomes nothing more than a vision.
HUMAN is a short psychological horror game which examines inherent, earthly, and otherworldly evils, and the forces which drive them. As you make your way through an Alaskan auroral research facility in search of employees it quickly becomes very clear that something has become alerted to your presence. Suspiciously, once it knows you're there, you're more than welcome to be there. Drawing you in, you soon begin to question all you see and hear.
HUMAN is highly metaphorical, yet accessible. All is explained in its simplest essence, but for those willing to look beyond the surface, there lies layer upon layer of symbolism, and clues regarding the nature of reality, which add depth to the meaning behind HUMAN.
HUMAN is primarily story and experience driven, however environmental puzzles and problem solving are interlaced within.
W, A, S, D - Movement
Right Mouse Button - Zoom In/Out (Useful for reading tablet screens and papers)
F - Flashlight
E - Interact
Shift - Run
I am a one-man development team. Everything in HUMAN was programmed, modeled, textured, animated, and composed by me.
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You did a lot with a very limited aesthetic! I think the VHS element actually added something here, because you can blame the blackouts/teleportation on camera malfunction. Very good idea.
I love the uniqueness of this game with the illusions and the separation of time with the changes in location! I would like to add that I wish the story was told more through the gameplay and the game itself rather than the tablets to add in some immersion. I'd also like to see a bit more gameplay implemented to give the player something to do rather than just walking around. Still thought the game was good though just needed a few tweaks! :) Check out my review here:
It was a cool experience!
I really liked the style. I like PS1/VHS horror type of games anyway so I really liked this one!
This was the third game I played in this video and it was AMAZING!!!
(If You Want To See The Gameplay Of This Game Skip To 7:43)
This was a very well made horror game, it had me on the edge of my seat through the whole thing. Excellent build up, and overall great experience. I would recommend this game to anyone wanting to play a short but effective horror games. Well done!
incredible horror. must play.
This game was A treat to play, visually impressive with a few interesting mechanics. Surprised this was completed as a game jam to be honest. The voice overs are great but unfortunately, the static really masks the talent, wish it was just provided normally. Otherwise great game!
What engine is this?
Okay, this game was great. For a short psych game, it really did it's part! Had my heart pounding!!
Wonderful game! One man team for the game? I'm impressed it hit a lot of the good marks. One does wish the subtitles were a bit bigger. Audio sounds were on point and I'm hard of hearing
One Of If not the best games I have Played On itchio!!! The Sounds Were superb and freaked me out . The Apparition could have used some work but other than that It was an enjoyable Experience
I won't lie. I liked this game a lot! I would have made some small changes towards the final stretch, but otherwise, I had a ton of fun playing it!
Nicely done, the build up is pretty well executed. Made a video just a few hours ago (in german):
Fun little game, and definitely creepy! Did a play through for my YouTube Channel, and it was a lot of fun!
This game was so awesome! I had a great time playing it, the tension and gameplay worked so well together.
This is insanely good. Great story, awesome buildup of tension, a few good jump scares. I loved this! Here's my playthrough:
Pile of crap, like almost all indie horrors. No gameplay at all. Just walk around, read stupid letters, like always. Graphics nice, but levels are empty. Nothing to see here.
This was a awesome experience! Very well made and really creepy atmosphere!
I've recorded my gameplay and made a video, which can be found here :Please enjoy! If you did then please consider subscribing to the channel because i am trying to reach 300 subscribers!
Thank you very much.
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Very well made, love the ideas behind this, a 2nd set of footsteps got me good
That was a cool game. Like others have posted, was not expecting the ending. Thought it would have been something alien. Nice job.
Played this and wasnt expecting it to turn out the way it did, i was expecting monsters
I played this a long time ago, figured it was a good time to revisit it :)
Definitely not what I had in mind at all when it came to the ending, I was completely wrong. This game was quite the unique experience. Here is my playthrough if you're interested.
While I did enjoy playing this , and especially appreciate the initial setup as well as the overall environments (and even the idea of leaving logs on tablets as opposed to old notes or tapes or the like - interesting choice!) I have to admit HUMAN never really became my type of scare.
I think I get what you were going for, but this brand of disorientating mindscrewery really just amounts to the game's version of "scary " being "the player is lost for ten minutes", which I can't personally say I find either fun or frightening as opposed to simply a bit irritating.
Still, the story itself, the envorinments and the overall experience was super positive, so good work!
This was a really good game. No bugs that I could see, which is so refreshing. Super spooky never thought I would be paranoid of something I personally work with day in and day out. <3 Zombikittie
That was incredible! Really spooked me sometimes. Very entertaining. I loved the atmosphere. The only real complaint I have is that at times, the music sounded more like someone was playing music within the game instead of the music being part of the game's soundtrack.
That was an awesome experience! Great pacing, sounds and conclusion! Thank you for creating this game! (playthrough in polish language)
THANKS FOR MAKING THE GAME. I ENDED UP HAVING BEEF WITH THE DEMON and idk why i decided to write all that in caps but thanks :)
Been seeing this game pop up every now and again so thought I would give it a play, Really immersive story, and the game flows amazingly well 🙂
This game was so much fun to play, creepy vibes yet entertaining!
(sorry for calling you English trash in the vid, it's meant as a joke. <3)
Thank you for creating Humxn, it was amazing!
played this game not realizing markiplier had played it but i forgot most of it! screamed so much my throat hurt for a week
Not bad at all! I liked this, although it was very short, I could have imagined at least twice as much wandering around the facility - underground corridors and chambers perhaps? Or even better, out of reality ones that deny all logic and intelligence?
Still, cool! Thanks!
My take on the game!
THIS VIDEO WILL LITERALLY MAKE YOU SCARED OF YOUR SHADOW
i hope you enjoy this video as much as i did playing it
The game has a really good atmosphere. We enjoyed it very much.
Here is a short video we made while playing:Keep up the good work!!!
Buena discusión, buen miedo, buenos gráficos, buen juego!