Alone in Pico
"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 :
|Tags||3D, Dark, Demake, Exploration, Horror, Lo-fi, PICO-8, Remake, Survival Horror, Zombies|
|Average session||A few minutes|
|Mentions||Your field guide to fantasy consoles, Faux-retro games are hot right now, here...|
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The first time played, that enemy popped up and scared the crap out of me,lol!
Also the camera views remind me a bit of resident evil from playstation.
This is so cool! As a fan of the original, this was a lot of fun to play around with.
Nice work! Really presses that nostalgia button. Here's a playthrough:
As a big fan of AITD i lov this
what do i press to select continue??? i press enter on them and press enter again and the menu disapears
cool game .i kinda like the camera angles :D
Love this game
Really good stuff, such a classic game.
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
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.
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!