Take a Look at These New Indie Scary Puzzle Games - April 2022 - Odd Nugget

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The scariest horror games are the ones where its portrayed to be another genre and you dont expect anything scary.

With that in mind...

Check out all of these awesome scary puzzle games by indie game studios and indie game developers. There are some real gems in the mix!


Grim Tales: Echo of the Past Collector's Edition


Grim Tales: Echo of the Past Collector's Edition video game Developed by Elephant Games and published by Big Fish Games

Developed by Elephant Games and published by Big Fish Games

Elephant Games returns with the latest riveting adventure in the Grim Tales series!

A cozy day indoors takes a dark turn when a puppet kidnaps your daughter! The puppet has an eerie resemblance to Alice, and the clues it leaves behind quickly lead you to the Grim Museum and Theater. But what do Alexandra Grims adventures have to do with your daughter, and what will it take to rescue her from the puppets clutches? Travel into the past to find out in this gripping Hidden-Object Puzzle adventure!

This is a special Collectors Edition release full of exclusive extras you wont find in the standard version. The Collectors Edition includes:

Learn more about the puppeteers past in the bonus game!

Investigate hidden corners in theaters, workshops, and more, as you solve HOPs and mini-games, and earn achievements!

Tons of magical collectibles and morphing picture parts to find!

Enjoy exclusive wallpapers, screensavers, music, and more!

Never get lost with the strategy guide!

This is a Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game, meaning a specific genre of story-driven, point click adventures. Throughout the game, players are tasked to find a list of objects hidden within a particular scene, and to occasionally complete various mini-gamespuzzles.

Grim Tales: Echo of the Past Collector's Edition

Grim Tales: Echo of the Past Collector's Edition video game Developed by Elephant Games and published by Big Fish Games video screen

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Dimensions


Dimensions video game by Andries_Benade

Made by Andries_Benade

Dimensions

Welcome to a hell presented in the form of life. In Dimensions, the player plays as Vermin Black, a wealthy artist. But behind the covers actually a sick, twisted mess. The player will be sent through the hallways and rooms which played a big role in Vermin's life. Survive hostile entities including walking corpses, possessed objects and life threatening situations. Solve puzzles and use stealth to avoid corpses.

Minimum Specs: 4Gb RAM, Intel Core i3, 500Mb Storage

Please Note: This game's story is not finished as the development of the game has been stopped indefinitely, the game still features a lot of gameplay and jump scares with 10 complete chapters. If this game gets enough positive criticism, I will consider preceding with the development of the game. The game is currently stuck in hard mode, which means: No saves and one life.

This game contains flashing images. Play at own risk.

Dimensions

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Somniphobia


Somniphobia video game Developed by Ethan Harris-Austin and published by Ethan Harris-Austin

Developed by Ethan Harris-Austin and published by Ethan Harris-Austin

Somniphobia: causes extreme anxiety and fear around the thought of going to bed. This phobia is also known as hypnophobia, clinophobia, sleep anxiety, or sleep dread.

Somniphobia is a single player physiological survival horror game, where youre in control of Susan's nightmares. Her nightmares are filled with past traumas and bad memories. You must keep those thoughts and nightmarish figments of her imagination away from you, since once they get too close, Susan will wake up, and shell have the same dream again.

You must think, and try out different ideas if you are to survive all of Susans nightmares. You'll have to crawl through claustrophobic vents, creep down corridors, escape and survive in a nightmarish, hand-painted world of Susan's imagination.

Crawl through claustrophobic vents

Luckily this is still just a dream... however this means that sections of this cold dark, maze changes over time.

Stay alert constantly!

Monsters will creep up this hallway if you are not concentrating.

Keep all of those nasty thoughts and memories away from you!

Use 'cameras' to look into Susan's memories to keep track of where all the monsters are lurking. With only a small battery for your torch, a creature that moves towards you whenever you look behind yourself, and with the ability to only close off one vent at a time, you must carefully watch these unwanted memories to avoid wasting your resources... or getting jump scared!

Somniphobia

Somniphobia video game Developed by Ethan Harris-Austin and published by Ethan Harris-Austin video screen

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Sudden Darkness


Sudden Darkness video game Developed by GreatHopeStudio and published by GreatHopeStudio

Developed by GreatHopeStudio and published by GreatHopeStudio

It is always difficult for a person with a disability to cope with what is common for others.

It is not easy for the guy, especially when he finds himself in an old building with ghosts and monsters. The lamp in his hands goes out every now and then. The memory has disappeared and he does not understand what he is doing here, but only one thing is clear, that his health is running out, and the way out is moving away every time ...

Sudden Darkness is a top-down horror game where you have to find all the first aid kits as a guy on a wheelchair. When you collect them, the door will open to the next floor. Be vigilant, ghosts and monsters inhabit all floors, do not let them catch you.

Features of the game:

Scary Atmosphere

Beautiful Pixel-Art

Atmospheric Music

Sudden Darkness

Sudden Darkness video game Developed by GreatHopeStudio and published by GreatHopeStudio video screen

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In The Mind


In The Mind video game by BlackDragonBE

Made by BlackDragonBE

You find yourself inside of an old house with no recollection of how you got there. It's up to you to get out and uncover what happened.

Controls:

WASD to move

Mouse movement to look around

E or left mouse button (LMB) to interact with the world

In The Mind

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青鳥樂園 Blue Bird Land EP.1 上篇


青鳥樂園 Blue Bird Land EP.1 上篇 video game Developed by Dark Light Studio

Developed by Dark Light Studio

Happy Halloween

Wow, I made it to release EA in Halloween.

A 45 hours horror and puzzle game. Come rack your brain!

It's definitely a masterpiece, which costs me a whole year to make.boasting(ω)

Blue Bird Land is an AVG with horror and puzzle elements.

There are two chapters in episode 1.

Each level in the chapter is different,

the form of the game is unique from others.

As the captivating story unfolding,

you can enjoy the creepy pictures and scary atmosphere,

having fun solving the exciting and interactive puzzles.

Lets follow the alluring characters,

addicted to the dangerous amusement park.

Different challenges and puzzles, every part is a new surprise.

Interesting plot with more than 10000 words.

Special art, mixing western fantastic elements.

Attractive art and music, an immersive experience

Brought by fate, only some people can follow the blue bird,

the envoy, entering the amusement parkBlue Bird Land.

Once the risk of losing your soul is accepted,

Blue Bird Land will kill someone for you.

Vivina, a young girl, enters Blue Bird Land with absolute determination,

challenging various weird difficulties set by devils.

Can she realize her wish, leave Blue Bird Land with her soul,

and embrace the new dawn?

Hello, I'm Can-Yue (C.moon), a Taiwanese.

I set up an independent game studioDark Light Studio,

and now Im developing an indie gameBlue Bird Land.

EP.1

It's bustling with noise and joy;

however, Vivina's eye is caught by a different place.

It's an opera house, classical, a bit ancient, and pretty quiet.

The magician's waiting for his prey inside.

The clowns and puppets are snickering.

Facing their deceits and puzzles,

Will she succeed? Or she's doomed to be swallowed by shadows?

After passing the challenge of the opera house,

Vivina stands in front of a strange mansion.

It's dark and a bit shabby.

She sees shadows of bugs and hears the voice of stretching legs.

There are ghosts wandering and whispering eulogy.

The boy opens the door to invite his guest.

EP.2

The young lady sings,

sewing her doll.

Come become my doll."

I will love you."

She smiles.

The dolls in Doll House surround Vivina.

Vivina believes his "promise".

Once she succeeds in Casino, her soul will be back.

But will things go as well as she believes?

Devils are reveling in Casino.

One of them walks towards Vivina with an evil smile.

Discord(ω)

https:discord.ggxFaksDjYkD

Patreon(ㅅ)

https:www.patreon.comDarkLightStudioIndieGame

青鳥樂園 Blue Bird Land EP.1 上篇

青鳥樂園 Blue Bird Land EP.1 上篇 video game Developed by Dark Light Studio video screen

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Mirror Layers


Mirror Layers video game Developed by Revolab

Developed by Revolab

Mirror Layers is a first person social horror game.

Explore the mysterious apartment 12, cooperate with other players to solve challenging puzzles and survive the horrors of the Mirror, a distorted reality tainted by tragedy.

To proceed in Mirror Layers it's necessary to interact with other players through a social network called Propaganda. Here you will be able to share advice, opinions and especially items with other people. The game also provides tools with which you can take notes and pictures; remember, "sharing" is caring!

The focus of the game is to solve increasingly varied and complex puzzles, exploring the environment, collecting clues, important objects and collaborating through .

But beware, once you're through the Mirror's threshold you will not be safe anymore...

The reality behind the Mirror has more than one way to put you in danger. A creature lies within the Mirror, one moved only by its instinct to search for something... A part of you, maybe?

There's more: negative emotions permeates this place, phantoms of a dark past that will torment you.

In Mirror Layers the player acts as themselves.

You received an anonymous invitation to Apartment 12 of Chandran Building, a bizarre 16 stories tall apartment complex whose walls hold a dark secret.

Will you join the game?

WE ASK YOU TO GIVE US A PART OF YOU. PART OF YOUR IDENTITY.

I made contact. What are you waiting for?

Mirror Layers

Mirror Layers video game Developed by Revolab video screen

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One Way Out


One Way Out video game by eXGame

Made by eXGame

The player is in apost apocalypticworld where she ends up in aruined building and to survive, she has toget out of the abandoned building by crossing the twisted and complicated rooms haunted by unknowncreatures and the only way to go out is by overcoming, and memorizing the traps andobstacles on the way and finding the one way out.

HINT-There are many ways but only one will lead you out of this mess. Some paths are half trapped, do check them carefully. Zombie is following you? just RUN!!

One Way Out

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