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Isabelle is a short first person horror game set in the fantasy dark ages where witches are feared by all. 

Follow the grizzling story of Isabelle, the daughter of a renown baron, through journals left behind throughout the game by her father's adviser. Discover her past in the dark tunnels she has called her home for the last 20 years.

This game was made in 7 days for the Optical Jam #8.  All the art assets were created by me within the jam time. The music and soundscapes were created by Chloe DeMello specifically for the project and the sound effects were purchased from various packs from asoundeffect.com. 

Controls (Listed in-game as well)
LMB/Right Trigger (hold) - Pick up objects
RMB/Left Trigger - Use held object (keys and journals)
Esc/Start - Pause game (limited pause menu for now)

Tip: You can carry the candles. Read the journals while holding them. Use the keys while in front of doors by right clicking.

I stream most of my game development at https://www.twitch.tv/kindreddev 


http://swordsnmagicgame.com/ - Primary project


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Isabelle_v1.0.2_Windows.zip 460 MB

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Good job

THAT WAS GREAT!  I was on edge and spooked the entire time!  I WANT MORE!!!

This game loads to a black screen and does not run.


You probably need to update your graphics driver or update your PC specs. I'm not supporting this project any longer so that's kind of the best I can do for you as far as troubleshooting goes.


love your game wow :):):)


The setting was perfect, graphics are great and Isabelle is horrifying lol. A great addition to my video. Thanks


Tried out your game!


Here it is! Nice job! Don't forget to like & subscribe :)


Really enjoyed this short story. the atmosphere and tone were great. 


Overall, it was somewhat mediocre, but I had fun with it anyway.


Good short story and atmosphere. Very nice for a game that was made in just a week!


Short and nice.  


Short game, but was still pretty scary.  The story of Isabelle and witch was also really creepy. Game starts at 8:13

very spoopy 10/10


ISABELLE is a short mild horror game that takes place in the dark caverns. This indie scary game tests your nerves as you find they keys to your own survival. Can you escape the terror before it finds you?


this scared me alot.

I really enjoyed how the book is read. 

Made it feel like I'm actually holding a book open, very clever.

I was intrigued by the storyline and I thoroughly enjoyed this and would love to see the outside!

Also I'm not sure if it's just because it's not done but the candle did nothing o.o

The candle was supposed to give off just enough light to make you want to carry it but still not feel safe. I felt like it did that pretty well.

Also the game is finished and was made in 7 days. I've been considering a sequel but my main project, Swords 'n Magic and Stuff, just had a successful Kickstarter so I'm focusing 100% on that right now. So maybe some day.


I didn鈥檛 know what to expect with this game I atmosphere and sounds were great I didn鈥檛 know you could read the book at first 馃槀 but still enjoyed it. Start @ 21:43


Like others have said I wish there's more to this game.  Really well done for something put together in such a short time. I'm following your Sword 'n Magic And Stuff project my dude keep it up!

This is really good! i hope you keep working on it! And if you do then it would be really nice if you added a option to read the books with regular text, anyways great job and have a good day!


I played your game and had fun. I just wish there was more to it.

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Hey! A few months ago I played your game! I really enjoyed it! The story was really good and enjoyable, the atmosphere was great! I felt like the witch could come around any corner! The scares got me pretty good too!

I also made a little video about it! :)

(It was one of my first horror video's so the quality is a bit lower than my recent video's).

Nice game atmosphere was fantastic looking forward to seeing what you do next :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WkuMXEE-PU&feature=youtu.be

Thank you for the experience! 

Is there a post without a youtube video?

A nice and short game keep it up and hope your next project get loads of attention. 

Really impressed by this game! Very creepy! Hard to believe that you guys made this is 7 days. Awesome job! 

Great job! Awesome Game! The storytelling is amazing, the graphics and the averall game! I hope you continue this story! Congrats! I Really liked it! 

I actually made a video playing this amazing game with hilarious reactions. I hope you enjoy.

Good Game man !!

love the atmosphere !!
here's my gameplay btw:

I love the atmosphere and story. I want ,more please!

Expect a chapter 2 this Halloween.

Great game! This was awesome! Had a lot of fun and loved how beautiful the assets were. Hope you enjoy the video!


Those doors had me nervous! 

Thanks for the fun :D!

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 A short horror game thats well made! Defo check it out for a quick scare.

Gave the game a shot...

A nice creepy vibe during the entire game. My favorite part was definitely the shadow though. Would love too see more games from you!

Keep up the good work :)

Nice short horror game ....Keep up the good work ....

I really liked it, especially the ending.

Creepiest Environment :(((((

Una buena manera de contar una historia, genial.

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One of the best horror games I've ever played.  Really scared me to death.

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