A downloadable game for Windows
Experience a terrifying #asylumjam2017 winning submission, created in only 48 hours.
During World War 2, Japan had an urgent need for many schools. Rumour has it that the government built the schools on cheap land such as graveyards, which quickly became the talk of the town in many prefectures.
Witness one such school which is home to the Tenome, a Japanese yokai with eyes on its palms and feeds on the fresh bones of humans. See through the eyes of Tanaka; a bullied, asthmatic student who has been locked inside of the school at night.
Tenome is inspired by Hideyuki Hirayama's Gakkō no Kaidan.
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Interesting. I like that at the beginning you made us know how we stucked at school in the middle of the night. The objective was pretty easy to follow, also it's hard to get lost in this game, thanks to signs that you put there. Tenome was kinda scary guy, but he was more or less funny (till he didn't start chasing me) I also like that instead of stamine meter you decided to put asthma in it. It makes more logical why I get tired after this small amount of running. It's also cool that you have put real legend in game, it makes it more scary. Just small advice. Put some short story about tenome at the beginning and let us know who he is. In game I was making fun of tenome that he is some teacher who got pissed of at school. But then again it was a very good game. Keep up like that ;) If you wanna see me reacting to your game, please be my guest and check my video:
Very funny game. I pooped my pants every time when the " TENOME COMES "
This might be the most fun I have had with a indie horror title in a while, great job!
Short and good!
I liked how the kid just stayed in that closet doing nothing for so long XD
I'm going to follow you! Please make more int he future, this was pretty good for being so simple and made so quickly! Kudos and cheers to you, I hope you enjoy the Lumps Play:🍻🍻
A quick play
Short and sweet. I loved the atmosphere. It had me in such a panic that I thought I was playing WAY longer than I actually was. Very nice!
I could feel my heart pounding the entire time! ugh! Great game!
I thought I was gonna get screamed in my face. But I didn't so I'm still mentally functional to share my gameplay of this XD
I like the design and concept of this game, but I really hate the control layout and there's no option to change it. Nyar, I really recommend you continue working on this game please - you have something good and it would be a shame if this went to waste. It's a good concept, just needs polishing. Keep it up.
Hi there! Thanks a lot for the feedback. Any ideas what kind of control scheme you'd prefer?
C (pressed) is definitely useful for when you're moving quickly and suddenly have to crouch, but also I think CTRL should be crouch (toggled) for when you're going to be crouching for an indeterminate amount of time. You do see this is some games where there's a button for pressed crouch and a button for toggled crouch (I think the Penumbra series did this, but don't quote me on that lol.) Thanks for the quick response.
Do you think you'll continue working on this game?
this was a very spooky game! had me on edge all the way through!! :D really awesome job on making this! :D
As creepy as it is I enjoyed the flickering of the flashlight it added suspense to the game! The added parts like "find the key" that startling noise really added tention to me in a good way! (is that possible? XD) I thought it was hard to escape from Tenome once they saw you. It saw me and, bam it was game over. I tried to turn my flashlight and, run but I guess once they see you you lose. I enjoyed the game quite a bit!
ИГРА ЗАЧЁТНАЯ! СТРАШНАЯ ;) нО Я НЕ СМОГ ЕЁ ПРОЙТИ :(
Super Easy horror game :D
Wow! You managed to avoid getting seen entirely! I'll have to work on that ;)
Thanks for playing :)
Hey there! I'm Shahidah and I'm just a small Youtuber from Malaysia. I come across this game and it looks super (creepily) cool!
Can I please make a gameplay of it and monetize the video on Youtube?
Thank you so much and have a great day ahead!
of course you can! everyone can feel free to make videos of my game and monetize the videos :) can't wait for the video
There is something about your game style that I just really appreciate and I think you guys have made some major improvements since the last time I played. I like that there's a little bit of story to the game but you are still totally confused and freaked out, and trust me, setting a game in a hell hole like a school, you've already won lol. Anyways I thought the game looked gorgeous and the creature was soo weird I don't know if thats from some legend or if you guys created it, but it's cool, totally dig the eyes on the hands! I also LOVE the concept of following the whispers I wish more games had noises like that when looking for objects, especially in the setting you had. *SPOILERS* And I totally didn't know how to feel when the monster pops up at the end! I was like ohhhh, but then I was like huh, and then I was like ahhhh lol *SPOILERS OVER* But I got a few good scares and always have a good time with your games!
Thanks for your kind words, and I appreciate the awesome feedback!
I noticed a music loop bug in your video which I'll get around to fixing in the new year sometime. I loved the vid tho :)
Thanks so much for playing
PS. The "Red or Blue?" text was a small reference to a Japanese yokai named Aka Manto, which was originally going to be properly included in the game, but was cut due to time constraints :(
ahh sounds so cool! I probably would have had a heart attack if that was included lol, but it’s pretty awesome anyways! Do you plan on adding some extra stuff in?
gg couldnt find the key here is my playthrough :)
Awesome, I wish Markiplier make a video on it. I recommend him on his profile though. Let's see.........
other people reading this comment, spam his youtube comment ;)
The suspense was scarier than the monster. Great game!
I never knew the creature from Pan's Labyrinth is literally named Tenome, learn something every day!
Loved your vid! And I apologise about the 'falling out of world' issue you got :( I'll see if I can get that fixed in the new year!
You're right when you said the game spawns the enemy, rather than him roaming around. This is because when I first tried him roaming around, he was always away from the player and the game was kinda boring.. so I thought the spawning mechanic would be better to make it more exciting and also due to the time constraints, but I do agree with you that it is a cheap scaring mechanic... sorry about that!
Thanks a lot for playing :)
Really enjoyed this creepy game was only made in 48 hours but really good work.
This game was really good! Really creepy atmosphere and sounds.
I was a little late to playing this BUT I STILL MADE IT! Pretty nice game!
For a game that was created in 48 hours this was amazing. The cut scenes were super well done and even though it was fairly simple it was still a really cool game! Great Job!