A downloadable Horror Experience

饾摙饾摻饾摳饾摶饾攤:

饾摠饾摳饾摼 饾摢饾摶饾摦 饾摷饾摻饾摢饾摶饾摻饾摰饾摦饾摥 饾摨饾摶饾摳饾摱 饾摷饾摰饾摦饾摦饾摴 饾摬饾摲 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摱饾摬饾摥饾摥饾摰饾摦 饾摳饾摨 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摲饾摬饾摪饾摫饾摻 饾摣饾攤 饾摢饾摲 饾摼饾摲饾摢饾摲饾摲饾摳饾摼饾摲饾摤饾摦饾摥 饾摽饾摬饾摷饾摬饾摻饾摳饾摶 饾摯饾摲饾摳饾摤饾摯饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摳饾摲 饾攤饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摥饾摳饾摳饾摶. 饾摠饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摨饾摬饾摶饾摷饾摻 饾摨饾摦饾摦饾摰饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摢饾摨饾摻饾摦饾摶 饾摤饾摰饾摦饾摢饾摶饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摷饾摰饾摦饾摦饾摴 饾摨饾摶饾摳饾摱 饾攤饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摫饾摦饾摢饾摥 饾摬饾摷 饾摢饾摲饾摲饾摳饾攤饾摢饾摲饾摤饾摦 饾摢饾摻 饾攢饾摫饾摳饾摦饾摽饾摦饾摶 饾摫饾摢饾摷 饾摥饾摬饾摷饾摶饾摼饾摴饾摻饾摦饾摥 饾攤饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摶饾摦饾摷饾摻. 饾摉饾摦饾摻饾摻饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摼饾摴 饾摨饾摶饾摳饾摱 饾攤饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摣饾摦饾摥, 饾攤饾摳饾摼 饾摻饾摶饾摦饾摢饾摥 饾摥饾摳饾攢饾摲饾摷饾摻饾摢饾摬饾摶饾摷 饾摢饾摷 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摤饾摳饾摰饾摥 饾摫饾摢饾摶饾摥饾攢饾摳饾摳饾摥 饾摨饾摰饾摳饾摳饾摶 饾摷饾摻饾摬饾摲饾摪饾摷 饾攤饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摣饾摢饾摶饾摦 饾摨饾摦饾摦饾摻. 饾搻饾摻 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摨饾摳饾摳饾摻 饾摳饾摨 饾攤饾摳饾摼饾摶 饾摨饾摶饾摳饾摲饾摻 饾摥饾摳饾摳饾摶 饾摬饾摷 饾摢 饾摰饾摦饾摻饾摻饾摦饾摶 饾摨饾摶饾摳饾摱 饾摷饾摳饾摱饾摦饾摣饾摳饾摥饾攤 饾攤饾摳饾摼 饾摥饾摳饾摲'饾摻 饾摯饾摲饾摳饾攢, 饾摢饾摷饾摯饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摨饾摳饾摶 饾摲饾摳饾摻饾摫饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摣饾摼饾摻 饾摷饾摳饾摱饾摦饾摳饾摲饾摦 饾摻饾摳 饾摻饾摢饾摰饾摯 饾摻饾摳. 饾摗饾摦饾摷饾摴饾摳饾摲饾摥 饾摻饾摳 饾摻饾摫饾摬饾摷 饾摶饾摦饾摵饾摼饾摦饾摷饾摻 饾摫饾摳饾攢饾摦饾摽饾摦饾摶 饾攤饾摳饾摼 饾攢饾摬饾摷饾摫, 饾摣饾摼饾摻 饾摮饾摼饾摷饾摻 饾摯饾摦饾摦饾摴 饾摬饾摲 饾摱饾摬饾摲饾摥...
饾摑饾摳饾摻 饾摢饾摰饾摰 饾摷饾摻饾摶饾摢饾摲饾摪饾摦饾摶饾摷 饾摢饾摶饾摦 饾摱饾摦饾摢饾摲饾摻 饾摻饾摳 饾摣饾摦 饾摻饾摶饾摼饾摷饾摻饾摦饾摥...


饾摀饾摦饾摻饾摢饾摬饾摰饾摷:

饾摕饾摦饾摲 饾摕饾摢饾摰 饾摬饾摷 饾摢 饾摷饾摫饾摳饾摶饾摻, 饾摬饾摲饾摻饾摦饾摶饾摢饾摤饾摻饾摬饾摽饾摦, 饾摫饾摳饾摶饾摶饾摳饾摶 饾摦饾攣饾摴饾摦饾摶饾摬饾摦饾摲饾摤饾摦 饾摬饾摲 饾攢饾摫饾摬饾摤饾摫 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摴饾摰饾摢饾攤饾摦饾摶 饾摬饾摷 饾摢饾摣饾摰饾摦 饾摻饾摳 饾摤饾摫饾摳饾摳饾摷饾摦 饾摻饾摫饾摦饾摬饾摶 饾摶饾摦饾摷饾摴饾摳饾摲饾摷饾摦饾摷 饾摻饾摳 饾摱饾攤饾摷饾摻饾摦饾摶饾摬饾摳饾摼饾摷 饾摲饾摳饾摻饾摦饾摷 饾摻饾摫饾摢饾摻 饾攤饾摳饾摼'饾摶饾摦 饾摣饾摦饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摷饾摦饾摲饾摻 饾摣饾攤 饾摢 饾摷饾摻饾摶饾摢饾摲饾摪饾摦饾摶 饾摬饾摲 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摥饾摦饾摢饾摥 饾摳饾摨 饾摲饾摬饾摪饾摫饾摻. 饾摚饾摫饾摦 饾摤饾摳饾摼饾摶饾摷饾摦 饾摳饾摨 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾摪饾摢饾摱饾摦 饾摱饾摢饾攤 饾摤饾摫饾摢饾摲饾摪饾摦 饾摬饾摲 饾摷饾摱饾摢饾摰饾摰 饾攢饾摢饾攤饾摷 饾摥饾摦饾摴饾摦饾摲饾摥饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摳饾摲 饾摻饾摫饾摦 饾攢饾摢饾攤 饾攤饾摳饾摼 饾摶饾摦饾摴饾摰饾攤, 饾摦饾摽饾摦饾摲饾摻饾摼饾摢饾摰饾摰饾攤 饾摰饾摦饾摢饾摥饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摻饾摳 饾摳饾摲饾摦 饾摳饾摨 饾摻饾攢饾摳 饾摦饾摲饾摥饾摬饾摲饾摪饾摷 饾攢饾摫饾摬饾摤饾摫 饾摤饾摢饾摲 饾摣饾摦 饾摢饾摤饾摫饾摬饾摦饾摽饾摦饾摥.  (Pen Pal can only be played on a Windows 64 bit.)


饾搾饾摶饾摦饾摥饾摬饾摻s:


饾摉饾摢饾摱饾摦 饾摤饾摶饾摦饾摢饾摻饾摦饾摥 饾摣饾攤 饾摐饾摢饾摷饾摯饾摦饾摥饾摙饾摻饾摦饾摽饾摦饾摲
 饾搼饾摦饾摻饾摢 饾摻饾摦饾摷饾摻饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摣饾攤 饾摕饾摢饾摻饾摶饾摬饾摤饾摯 饾摐饾摬饾摤饾摫饾摦饾摰饾摷
饾摙饾摳饾摱饾摦 饾摫饾摦饾摰饾摴 饾攢饾摬饾摻饾摫 饾攢饾摶饾摬饾摻饾摬饾摲饾摪 饾摣饾攤 饾摏饾摦饾摱饾摳饾摲
饾摉饾摢饾摱饾摦 饾摱饾摢饾摥饾摦 饾攢饾摬饾摻饾摫 饾摛饾摲饾摶饾摦饾摢饾摰 饾摂饾摲饾摪饾摬饾摲饾摦 4
饾摂饾攣饾摦饾摤饾摼饾摻饾摬饾摽饾摦 饾摴饾摶饾摳饾摥饾摼饾摤饾摦饾摶: 饾摚饾摫饾摦

This game is also available on Gamejolt here https://gamejolt.com/games/penpal/726069

(If you have anything that you dislike or think could be better, please don't hold back in the comments. I require criticism to grow.)

StatusReleased
Rating
Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars
(20 total ratings)
AuthorMaskedSteven
GenreInteractive Fiction
Made withUnreal Engine
Tags3D, Atmospheric, First-Person, Horror, Short, Unreal Engine
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse

Install instructions

Download the .zip file

Extract it

Run .exe file

use your common sense

Download

Download
Pen Pal v2.zip 306 MB

Comments

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Hey! Just checked out your game and I gotta say, I'm a big fan of it. I love the idea, it's very unique. Picking your path with the letters and all that is really cool. The monster is legit creepy to me, plus the jumpscares were built up perfectly! Got me extremely good lol. 

Only issue I had was I got so scared by the first jumpscare that I wasn't able to fully read the "get a new fuse" text. Probably more of an issue with me to be honest but I had no idea the fuse would look the way it does, actually had to watch someone else play to get past that part lol.

Aside from those minor issues and the fairly bad performance, I had a great time! I think I'll be checking out your other game as well. Thanks for making it!

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Thanks for playing, and thanks for giving your criticisms. They help out a lot. Glad you enjoyed the game for the most part. 

THIS WAS FANTASTIC!!!
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COOL

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This Larry chap looks like he could be a great artist. Really freaky game, 7.6/10. I shall look at more of your works!

I gotta say, this was really good, but after 4 bad endings in a row, granted I didn't get the office one, I gave up. I watched the reply below that found both, and I'd say in the future definitely try to at least hint at how to get the secret object/objective, it wasn't obvious to run (well, walk) around clicking things and fumbling in the dark to find the secret notes.

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Yeah, sorry about that. I definitely could've done a better job at hinting towards the good ending, like maybe putting the first hidden note in an obvious spot so they know there's more lying around. I'll definitely try to add more breadcrumbs for things like this in the future so the player isn't walking around aimlessly. Thanks for playing.

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No worries at all, it's a really well made project for a first game.

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Hello! I just played this for YouTube and really enjoyed it. The amount of time and effort put into the story and the letters written was really impressive! Great job on creating a very scary game. Thanks so much for sharing!

If you'd like to check out the playthrough I did for YouTube, follow this link here!

Hello, I played this game and I thoroughly enjoyed it, the concept was great and I enjoyed reading all the letters, got both of the endings as well, it was great, good work :)

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Thanks for making this, I was on stream while playing it and had to stop so I didn't explore the game much but while offline I did and it's really great. Very interesting piecing this together. Keep up the great work! If you'd like to see my short playthrough of it check it here - 

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Who knew that exchanging letters with a complete stranger might lead to this!

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Loved the video. Glad you enjoyed my game.

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Thank you! I also very much love your username lol.

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this game was super fun, definitely enjoyed the story (and the jumpscares)

thanks for playing

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This caught my eye after looking for some scary games to play one night. My friend and I played it together and it scared the shit out of us. Thanks for the experience; we hope to see more in the future.

Glad you two enjoyed.

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Yeah man this was a great wee time. I was genuinely having fun reading the twos back and forward till the very sudden escalation lol. 

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Awesome game really loved it. larry scared the crap out of me Lmao his my vid enjoy

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This was a really cool experience. I thought it might've been based on the classic creepypasta and story, but it set itself apart in a cool way. Nice job with the writing, and thanks for sharing this with us!

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The game really had me scared and screaming for my life. I never want another pen pal. 

When the screams are louder than the jumpscares themselves.

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lol yeah I admit. That was one of the scariest moments of my career. The tiny hallway and closeness. Feels like no where to run. 

Well thanks for playing. Loved the vid.

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First game in the video! What a unique game.

Firstly I loved the black and white graphics. Really underused in horror games and I really appreciated it. Played a game called "Leftovers" which was also black and white and these 2 games will stick in my memory now.

Very scary too, and I enjoyed the mechanic of the choice of replies!

Check out my video.

Leftovers was amazing. I actually commissioned my avatar from the artist @Skekarin

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that's really cool!

Leftovers was definitely one of the games that stays in my memory for great games on this site.

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Loved it!

Thanks for playing

How do I turn down graphics? my computer isnt the best so when I try to play its like a slide show

I didn't think to add graphical settings... sorry about that. I'll try my best to implement that in my future games so those with worse computers can still enjoy them.

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It is a simple but very entertaining game with a particular plot. I liked the two little scares that there have been and in fact, i would have liked to see some more. As a criticism or recommendation, I would suggest adding a little more playable part that is like the ending. Although I generally liked it.

Thanks for the suggestion :)

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the lore is great, now I might make an animatic on this game 

Please bless me with motivation

I would love to see that. Motivation is granted.

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Nice Game ^^

Gameplay en espa帽ol
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Since my computer is being super rude to this game I just wanna say that after seeing kubz scouts play that this is an epic game. Really loved it and that jumpscare actually got me lmao. Can't wait to see more of what you have in store in the future.

Thanks. Sorry you couldn't play it. lol

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Loved this game. Loved the animation from the windows. Also loved that you can choose how to go through out it. Great job creator! 100% recommend playing this. Hers my video if you're interested in watching. I did post the link to the game and your page in my description.

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Thanks for playing

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I had a lot of fun playing your game! The only thing I can criticize (Like you asked) is at the end of the game, the jumpscare sound absolutely destroyed my eardrums. Loud noises aren't bad, but high-pitched loud noises are one thing that annoys me about horror games. You can be scary without giving me hearing aids. Other than that, it was a great experience!

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lol. thanks for the criticism. In my future projects, I'm planning to integrate jumpscares in slightly more subtle ways that are more interwoven with the environment in some way but are still effective, so I'll definitely try to improve on this. Thanks for playing.

And if you need it, I'll pay for eardrums medical treatment :(

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Played the game on my channel! It was REAL creepy! Something about this game was very unnerving. Bravo!

Laughed so hard while watching this. Thanks for playing.

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You're game helped me get to where I am today. Thank You!

np man

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This game was really cool! A few jumpscares, and overall pretty dang creepy! Nice job! 

Really creepy and tense game. Great work! 

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That was a really frightening experience and I really enjoyed it! Please make more like this.

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bro im to scared to play it good job

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How was you're day dev? if you don't mind me asking.

Amazing, thanks.

the game crashes everytime i click on start

Don't know what could cause that. It must be just a problem with your computer.

dont think it is because my pc works just fine, but i'll try to redownload it eventually.

Interesting. Well sorry, idk what to tell u

What's your computer's operating system? Is it Windows 10 or something else?

i have windows11

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Awesome game really enjoyed the atmosphere of the game itself. Hope to see other games from you soon!!! Keep it up!!!
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This was a very interesting and creepy game. Great job!
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Such an UNSETTLING experience! I'm very proud to say that after HOURS of playing this, I finally got all the endings! Love the choice of the whole game being in Black & White and the stalker is SO SPOOKY as he subtly will appear in windows, around corners, etc waiting to pounce on his prey! SO GOOD! SO IMPRESSED!

Loved watching this. Congrats on being dedicated enough to get both endings lol. Thanks for playing. :)

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fantastic game, loved it, i think it was really well made, with unique letters to each option you chose, i got all endings, my only criticism i would of liked different bad endings instead of it being the same one over an over, because it started to get repetitive, gameplay above if you enjoy be sure to hit that sub button 

Thanks for playing. Sorry for the repetition. This is my first game, so I'll definitely try to make the gameplay more fresh and interesting in my future ones. Loved the vid.

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seriously! first game? bro thats amazing, like i would of never though this was your first game, you havea bright future ahead of you mate, if this is what your doing in your first attempt!

Thanks, I appreciate that a lot.

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I absolutely loved this game first game I've added to my favorites on itch.io I was kinda sad you didn't have more games to play but I'll definitely play any you make after that good work honestly.

Great vid, it made me laugh a bunch. Ur kinda underrated tbh. Anyways, thanks for playing, and thanks for your support. :)

And Thank you for the game!

Game bugs out everytime very early for me.

I awake, I walk to front door, I return upstairs to reply. I choose my reply, it pans in to my response. Then it never moves.

As much as I spam click or press buttons the page just jiggles around ever so slightly. Restarted 3 times then gave up.

Hmm. Might be a problem with your computers aspect ratio causing some buttons such as the back button to not appear. Sorry, but I don't know how to fix things like that for computer screen sizes.

Okay , thankyou for the reply. I'll try and change something myself.

I am playing on a 1680x1050 monitor so you're probably 100% right.

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Creepy vibes and a feeling of unease are how I explain this game. I had fun so worth the play for sure and because there are different endings means I need to go back to play again.

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Loved watching this. Sorry it was pretty short, as this is my first game lol. Thanks for playing.

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Lol short and sweet but the different endings made up for it being short because it had replay value.

The first time encountering it startled me. Atmospheric and creepy and it was fun going through all the notes.

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Congrats on both endings, and thanks for playing.

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