"A suspicious suicide. A chilling curse. A malevolent power. And a wicked dark secret. This is Derceto ...
Choose between Emily Hartwood and Edward Carnby to explore this virtual adventure game inspired by the work of H.P.Lovecraft."

Controls : Arrow keys to move, 'c' or 'v' to interact
Music can be turned off in the menu ('enter' key)

This is a small "demake" of Alone in the Dark. You can explore and find your way out of the top two floor of the mansion. I tried to keep it close to the original, but there is no fight (if you see an enemy you will die) and the interaction system is simpler. The 3D meshes of the characters are ripped from the original game.

I wrote a (long) post-mortem of this project : here

More information

Published91 days ago
Tags3D, Dark, demake, Exploration, Horror, Lo-fi, pico-8, Remake, Survival Horror, Zombies
Average durationA few minutes
Player countSingleplayer


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Awesome game! loved the music and when the monster came out it scared me more than I thought it would 😂

Hi! I'm Korean. please consider that i can't do english well.

I complete this game! it's fun. I want more stories. cheer up!

uh.. I'm going to write my feedback. the Camera display system is little dizzy and hard.

thank you for reading!

Thanks for the comment, I'm glad you liked the game. Did you play the original "Alone in the dark" (released in 1992) ? It is the inspiration for my game. If not you can play it here : http://playdosgamesonline.com/Alone-in-the-dark.html

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Oh! Thank you for reading my comment!

The fact that this 3D game runs as smooth in Pico-8 is nothing short of amazing, and then there's a whole game ahead of you instead of it just being a "hey look I did 3D." techdemo. A+

This is astounding work!

killed by the same first zombie like when i was ten years old and play this game for first time

Well done! I thoroughly enjoyed this, and was actually very impressed with how startling the zombies are if you aren't prepared for them! Keep up the good work!



hey man could you please make a download version plz

Nice game and nice work !

Here is my let's play, sorry if it's little bit slow it's due to my capture video :/

Thanks for sharing this video, it's nice to see. Was it your first playthrough ? I ask because you directly avoid the two first zombi of the game.

Hi! Well I recorded this video after my second try of the game. The last zombie really scared me!

Though the graphics are simple, I got scared of the zombie. Very well done, congrats!

Effing cool. You've captured it, and with PICO8. I'm impressed.

Nice work! These controls really were something!