Contact from Unknown
A downloadable drawn-out horror game
...the graveyard shift 24-hour store clerk has too many teeth (pale like the moon, which is losing its shine)
...the airport never gets any night flights but there's always arrivals (in the moon-shaped terminal)
...the public-access astronomy TV show that starts at 3:33am and plays backwards (with a weird fixation with 'lunar songs')
Why doesn't anyone see this? Nobody seems to care. So, you turned to the best store of esoteric knowledge you could find - pseudonymous night owl weirdos in online chatrooms for paranormal investigators.
Luckily, you matched with someone else in town, but it sounds like you might have different ideas about what's causing these things to happen. Still, someone is better than no-one. Now you just need to swap your knowledge, share your insight, and see if you can find the truth that's out there.
Before it finds you.
Contact from Unknown is a 2-player role-playing investigation game of dark lunar mysteries, esoteric chatroom weirdos, and gut-feeling horror that's designed for play via online messaging apps!
Each of you plays a paranormal investigator who's realised there's something terribly wrong with the moon, and the only other person in town who also knows is a fellow night owl in an internet chatroom... unless they're actually in on the mystery too. It's up to you to find out the truth and live to tell the tale. How do all the local urban legends and assorted weirdness in town figure into the mystery? Is the force behind everything merely alien or truly malevolent? Play to find out!
This is a loose companion game to my digital dating-horror game Over the Moon:
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars(7 total ratings)
|Author||Speak the Sky|
|Tags||duet, epistolary, GM-Less, Horror, Internet, role-playing-game, spooky-scary-skellingtons, Two Player, urban-fantasy|
|Asset license||Creative Commons Attribution_ShareAlike v4.0 International|
|Average session||A few minutes|
|Accessibility||Color-blind friendly, High-contrast, Blind friendly|
|Multiplayer||Ad-hoc networked multiplayer|
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- Version 1.1: HTML and EPUB versions!Mar 11, 2023
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