The Monster Inside

Description

A private investigator works his way through a world of lurking beasts, powerful magic, and a string of unusual crime scenes while trying to keep a handle on his strange illness. Uncover the truth in this short but biting tale of lust, instinct, and deception. A haunting film noir soundtrack accompanies four unique diorama-like environments in this simple text adventure.

History

The Monster Inside was originally created for the Ludum Dare 33 game jam competition by Random Seed Games, inspired by noir films and old school adventure games. After a very positive reception an updated version was created for free release.

Features

  • Seven story chapters with achievements
  • Six permit violation notices
  • Five immersive noir music tracks
  • Four treatment pills every morning
  • Three mysterious deaths
  • Two-packs-a-day smoking habit
  • One high-functioning alcoholic

Factsheet

Developer:
Random Seed Games
Based in Iowa

Release date:
1 August, 2017

Platforms:
PC / Mac / Linux

Website:
randomseedgames.com/the-monster-inside

Regular Price:

FREE


Videos

 

The Monster Inside Launch Trailer YouTube


Images


Logo & Icon


Selected Articles

  • "This game has you looking at more than just the people around you. Trust no one as you try to figure out what has happened to all these important people." 
    - Jupiter Hadley, Alpha Beta Gamer
  • "Sit down, enjoy a well-paced story with some groovy music. Feel like the washed up, scummy P.I. with a drinking problem. Feel that smoldering cigarette dangle from your lips as you pour another glass of liquor." 
    - Hold To Reset

Additional Links

Official Soundtrack
Original music created by Clark Aboud soundcloud.com/clarkaboud.


About Random Seed Games

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Random Seed Games is an independent game developer working on unique experiences for the PC.

More information
More information on Random Seed Games, our logo & relevant media are available here.


The Monster Inside Credits

 

Tyler Owen
Designer/Programmer/Writer, Random Seed Games

Doug Auerbach
Artist, Random Seed Games

Clark Aboud
Composer, Freelancer


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