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 The game centers on protagonist Nicolas Grey, a freelance painter, as he searches for his missing wife in the mysterious town of Sinistria.
 It all begins in the fall of 2017, after a series of strange nightmares and the receipt of a letter from his wife Stephanie, despite the fact that she vanished without a trace one year prior, which lead Nicolas into the abandoned town of Sinistria.
  As he peels back the layers of mystery, the town begins to expose its terrifying past, revealing to Nicolas, the true origin of his wife.

History:

 Sinistria is a fictional town in Romania, that was abandoned in 1922 in unknown circumstances.
 Throughout the game, you will discover why this place became a ghost town and the macabre secrets that involve dark entities, in a realistic and frightening atmosphere.

Themes:

 Themes like love, the human mind, forgiveness, domestic violence, illusions and delusions, existentialism and morality,  illness and disease and last but not least the dangers of religious fanaticism will be exposed in the game in a fictional but also realistic way.


 Most of the action of the game will take place in the town of Sinistria, so, the environment will be atypical to the period when the town was abandoned, more precisely in 1922.
  Despite the fact that most of the gameplay will take place in Sinistria, the action occurs nowadays, which will bring modern elements into the environment.


 Sinistria is a psychological horror game that features some survival gameplay mechanics. That means you will have to survive. In order to do that, you must either run, hide from enemies or fight with them. Yes, the combat is possible in the game, as long as you have a weapon equipped.
 You can interact with almost all the objects in the game. (grab, examines, etc.)

 Features:

 *Realistic and detailed environments: a terrifying world to explore.
 *Unpredictable Enemies: You cannot know when or where enemies appear.
 *Interact with the environment(objects, drawers, lights, etc.)
 *Fighting system: You can fight with the entities if he has a weapon equipped. (pistol, axe, etc.)
 *Crafting system: You can take various items and/or resources and combining them.
 *Demons, ghosts and witches: The perfect recipe for a horror game.



 You can expect a constant feeling of fear, caused by the dark and mysterious atmosphere, accompanied by sounds and music that will enhance the suspense, drama, action, and paranoia.
 Despite the fact that you can fight your enemies, the atmosphere will create discomfort and dread by exposing common psychological and emotional vulnerabilities/fears and revealing the darker parts of the human mind that most people may repress or deny.

Soundtrack:

 Despite the fact that most of the songs in the game will create discomfort and dread, some of them will expose the sad part of the story and the things that happened in the town of Sinistria, such as the main song: "Silence" which you can listen below along with two other samples from the soundtrack of the game.


What does "Sinistria" mean to us:

 This is our first project as a team, so "Sinistria" means much more than just a game for us.

We chose to create this game because we love horror games, but most importantly, this is a way we can send a message through a story that couldn't be better expressed into another genre than horror.

 "Sinistria" is not just a horror game that boosts your pulse and adrenaline, it's mystery and emotion.


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Очень неплохо! Буду ждать релиза!

A great demo with a great atmosphere. Can't wait for the full release.

I loved the game it was really really awesome, I will love to see the full release of it. great jump scares and everything, it reminded me of silent hill a bit but it made me love this game even more

It was an intense experience playing this game.Every jumpscare got me good and overall a really wellmade game!

Cant wait for the full release!

(spanish lets play) i had a lot of fun playing the game. the atmosphere was quick to immerse you into this dream like world. the jump scares were so unexpected it was a  hard to predict when one was going to occur.  i hope we get a full release. keep up the amazing work :D 

Loved it, very immersive, great atmosphere. Looking forward to seeing more from this title.

Love it, great demo! Really curious about the story and the atmosphere was really good.

Ran into a couple bugs but, eh, it's a demo :)

Diria que de los mejores que he jugado. congratulations 

Honestly one of the scariest games I've ever played. 



This is definitely looking interesting! It is not oftn Witchcraft is covered in these games, and it asks a lot of interesting questions right off the bat.

I do see a bit of an overuse of the "force the player to go back and find a key to direct them to th scares" type gameplay, but all the same, the various events are interesting enough to keep one going. Not to mention that the game is gorgeous. Good work!


This game was really good! I played it in a 3 random horror games video! Here’s the link for those interested: 

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Incredibly perfect. Ideal for this halloween

Very pleased with this game and I hope it makes it! It'll come out around my birthday :)

hi guys) chek my video pls)

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I was supposed to make a Vlog type thing whilst on Holiday but it went horribly wrong!! Gamers stick to games! so i played your game for my video :D awwesome game will deffo be doing a second part!! Game starts at 3:05

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Very well done! Not quite done with it yet but the atmosphere was terrifying and the soundtrack fits with it so perfectly

I continue on with a part 2 of your game. Really fun reminds me kind of like another game I played near last year called Escape from Hanwell. Enjoying the story of this game so far. Lots of great shock horror moments.

Pretty sure I broke the game but before that I had a few good scares!

I really liked this game the creepy atmosphere sound effects and good graphics really put you in a creepy atmosphere and the jump scares are really well timed and placed can't wait to play the full release. If you would like to see my playtrough here it is: 

enjoy 😈👍

This was well made and satisfying, one of the BEST itches so far! A couple bugs here and there, like the camera losing it when I had the bag. Solving the puzzles and finding the keys was satisfying. Can't wait to use the gun.

amazing job , love the atmosphere , textures are on point , you expand on this and you will have 1 of the best horror games of the year

Quite scary

This was one of the best indie horror games I've played all year! The pacing of the story is so well done, and the level design is fantastic as well. Here's my playthrough:

so good

Such a well made, indie horror game. Needs a few improvements here and there, but really good overall! And actually scary!

Check out the link below if you wanna see gameplay footage before downloading:

SURVIVING THE WITCHES & DEMONS | Sinistria | Free Download Link In The Description

It's a pretty promising start, I'll be donating to the kickstarter and checking out what comes next! 

Great job with this one.  Atmosphere goes a long way and you got it with this one.  The game ran awesome and looked awesome.

This game is amazingly fun and scary at the same time!?! Really enjoyed playing it a lot and I can't wait for the full release of the game...

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This is impressive. I would say that it does need some work, maybe change some things around but, it is turning out to be a really cool game. Keep it up guys, I'm looking forward to seeing what else is in store. Good luck and stay safe :)

Oh and also, I LOVE the piano song you guys have at the end of the demo, very nice!

wow so scrarey, wwant this fo sho

This is a very good horror game and I believe it's still in development. The girl on the painting freaks me out!

Love what you got going here, hope for the for more!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEFogDe1GLc

I have  been looking for a good horror for this month and finally I have found one worth playing! Looking forward to the full release of the game! Great job!

Wasnt expecting this many jumpscares! 😂 Really great game, looking forward to the full thing!

You've got some good stuff in here Keep it up! Ran into a couple bugs the game breaking one at the 12:00 min mark. I talk more about my feelings at the end of the video so I hope you enjoy :)

You definitely have some solid ideas here, but you're going to need a high level of polish to make them work. The hand from the painting was great, but it really needs to be a full model coming from a hole in the wall instead of the static painting behind the arm. Definitely interested in seeing the finished product, though!

Love the atmosphere and design of this demo, very unsettling even when their is no active threat. Can't wait to see the full game and how the story develops.

Cool stuff!

I've tried to be analytical and provide some feedback as I go, I know I always appreciate watching some gameplay so hopefully you'll find this helpful!

Cheers!

I enjoyed the mystery elements more than anything, being able to interact with almost any object made it feel like you were really finding something when you came across a solution to a puzzle or a secret.  I love the idea, I agree with some other players that it reminded me of Silent Hill in some parts.  Which isn't a bad thing at all.  I also believe I bugged the game a bit using the throw option.  I was hoping to try out the combat option in the demo, but what you provided is a great taste of what this game could be, and it's very good.  Great work.  


  
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