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Day 22 of the Haunted PS1 Madvent Calendar


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A peaceful town experiences its first snow.

Are you willing to discover the source of this mysterious phenomenon?

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Controls

MoveWASD
LookMouse
InteractE, Left Mouse
Change ViewRight Mouse
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(142 total ratings)
AuthorModus Interactive
GenreAdventure
Tags3D Platformer, Atmospheric, Horror, Low-poly, n64

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Really loved this game. I see there was a planned sequel called winds of basidia. Is it still being worked on or is it cancelled? I can't find any information about it.

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It hasn't been cancelled, but it is indefinitely paused for now.

Thank you for replying. Best of luck to you!

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Easily one of my favorite short indie horror games!

BIG LOVE, GOOD GAME :)

A bit late to comment, but comment I shall! I was excited to try this one ever since I downloaded it, and the excitement paid off! The approach, pacing, ambience, it's all executed flawlessly, and the aesthetic truly gives it the vibe of an N64 Zelda-esque title, capturing the feelings that many of us had playing the game in our younger years. 10/10, I'll definitely be looking to play more games from Modus Interactive in the future.

Blind playthrough linked below, alongside a couple other short horror games from a collection that seems to have another of your titles in it.

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You guys need to release a soundtrack to this. Your composer absolutely knocked it out of the park.

EDIT: I saw that the OST of this game was posted to your official Bandcamp Page. Nice! Isn't there one or two tracks that were missing, though? The song that played during the last segment (when things go to absolute shit) was excellent, too!

I made a video on your game (12:00)

Hi (: I played this awhile back and absolutely loved it! I always think about it from time to time so I wanted to post it on my new gaming youtube channel! I added some of my own effects near the end, I hope you don't mind. I thought it would be a little different from other Youtubers! Anyways, I love your game!
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this game is genuinely incredible. this is probably the best execution of the N64 graphics style i've ever seen come out of a modern game.

it's short but really effective. i hope this gets expanded upon in the future, i'm really interested in whatevers going on here.

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This has been living rent free in my head since I first saw it. Really good job.

Same here, I bring it up with my fiance every once in awhile.

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Would be cool too see this expanded. As it stands it's a tad pointless.

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Included at 0:00 as part of a compilation on game's with unsettling environments.
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That was one of the most unsettling experiences I've had in a while. You have made an absolutely incredible game, the N64 style works incredibly well and the build up of tension as you find the cause of the snow is so effective. I still feel really uncomfortable as I type this, I'm going to be thinking about this game for ages. 

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This was so creepy. I loved the N64 graphics.

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Very creepy, loved it!!

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Played this on a random games and at first I didn't expect it to be literally a horror game but it was well done. I like it 

wish there was more games like this in this style it brought back a lot of memories from when i was a kid playing the N64 

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you captured the horror of the n64 zeldas perfectly

This kinda blew me away, and I keep thinking back to this game weeks later.

(15:19 timestamp)

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i love the music in this game 

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This was weird, cool and I want more~

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Lovely game, it was both peaceful and increasingly creepy as you realize what the snow really is, and what's happening to you too. Graphics were cute and I love the controls--platform games are so tricky for me and this was a lot of fun, kept the focus on the story. Thanks for creating!

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Just finished playing, I wanted to try it for a while now. I had a great moment with the game. I particularly enjoyed the ost, I think it captures well the moodyness of the place. Congrats !

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love your game :):):)

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😊👍
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What a lovely game! Looking forward to the sequel. I made a detailed walkthrough examining the story below. Thanks!

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Muito bom! Agora é ficar no aguardo do jogo completo

I would be really happy if you could give an estimate on when the full game is going to come out? Like is it going to be around next year; or even in several years (2025?)

I just would like to know what I should have my expectations for, I REALLY like this game.

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This NEEDS to be a full game. 

Its short length and abrupt downer ending just left me wanting more. 

It NEEDS to be made into a full game. I mean, it could be like Majora's Mask meets Alone in the Dark 1 meets The Thing. The moment I played this bad boy, I KNEW it needs so desperately to be extended into a full-length adventure. What becomes of Basidia after the infection begins? How do you fight back against such a thing? How does the story end? Is it a full Lovecraftian affair, or is there a glimmer of hope at the end? The questions race through my mind, and I hope to god the developer of this game sees the same potential in Snow of Basidia that I do.

EDIT: And what do you know? It is! The Winds of Basidia. Can't wait to see how this plays out.

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Spooky times were had by all <3

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Beautiful work.

I was never a fan of any of the Zelda games but, the graphical style lends itself well to atmospheric spooks~.

Something about graphics like this are really interesting to look at. Like the blood being a few circles with a trail behind them. I don't know how to describe it... Or when the (spoilers) grows out of the guys (spoilers). I think some people refer to this as "graphical fidelity isn't 100% realistic, so your mind fills in the gaps and makes it scarier." But, I'm not sure that's what it is exactly.

Something about seeing these simple models undergo horrifying changes and coughing up big, circles of blood feels ominous. I highly dig this. I hope you pursue this idea further and maybe expand it into a bigger game that you can put a price tag on~.

Regardless of what you do, best wishes.

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This game I think is probably my favourite horror game. It's just such a simple idea, that's done in a way that I cannot express how unnerving it is to me. There's no enemy, no monster hunting you down, and yet it's not quite true terror, but an unsettling thing I can't describe.
Perhaps it's because I'm one of the people who grew up on Ocarina Of Time; but this unsettles me like nothing else I've seen. I can't express enough how much of a child I feel while looking at this game.

I've heard rumours that there's plans to make it a full release, is this true? I would love to see more of this. It's hands down, one of the top, if not my top favourite horror experience.

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I made an fan made, unofficial trailer for this game. I think we can speak for EVERYONE when we say we'd love a more horror-oriented and horror-focused take on Zelda. 

Made out of love for Modus Interactive.

What is the song of the village before things go for the worse? its a really nice and chill song

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Its a track I made called Snowfall, you can listen to it on my Bandcamp!

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Good job mister,really like the style *____+

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How did this game that was styled after N64 get submitted to a PS1 advent calendar anyway?!

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Ben Drowned type beat. Very nice plot and aesthetic N64 style, 10/10.

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This is the first windows game I got working on my linux computer. I enjoyed it. I got my bro to play it and now he says he is going to have nightmares. Nice. Good job!

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Short, but eerie.

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N64 just doesn't hit the same as PSX

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