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Jan 29, 2013 | 7:30 PM EST

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You have fallen into a vast underground maze. Can you find your way out, or will you end up trapped in darkness forever?

We recommend playing in a dimly lit room with your speaker or headphone volume turned up. It's best to play I Can't Escape late at night, as it is an eerie exploration experience.

Troubleshooting: This game requires flash player 11+. If you don't have flash player 11, the game will tell you, and you should download it (for free) here: http://get.adobe.com/flas hplayer/ .

If you get the error "requires 3D hardware rendering," that means it's not running on your graphics card for some reason. Try right clicking the game, clicking settings, and make sure "enable hardware acceleration" is checked in the display tab, then refresh the page. If that doesn't work, try updating your graphics card driver or your flash player version.

If you're using windows 8, cheese123 mentioned to me that he couldn't get the game to run unless he ran chrome in windows 8 mode. If you're using windows 8 and having trouble, you can try that and see if it makes a difference. Thanks a lot to cheese123!

If you are still having trouble playing the game, feel free to send me a PM!

Want to know if it's possible to escape? You can check out this video: http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=R8mw9azY9qk .

Reviews


ForestX77ForestX77

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 18, 2013

dude... you fucking desearve 5 ..... i still have chills



kiler687243kiler687243

Rated 0 / 5 stars February 18, 2013

This loaded but when i hit begin it goes black and, no it is not on my tablet. FIX PLZ X(


davidmaletz responds:

I "think" this is because it's trying to launch the game in fullscreen, and your browser is blocking that in a way it can't detect (maybe a popup blocker?). Try the adobe air version: http://www.indiedb.com/games/i-cant-escape/downloads/i-cant-escape-air , or try another browser.


SamohtGnirSamohtGnir

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars February 18, 2013

I tried a few times and couldn't do it. It seemed like once you get a few levels down you start falling more often, even when there doesn't seem to be a hole there. I finally went and saw your youtube video and learned you need to open a door with an X on it... Gee, that would have been helpful. That X doesn't look like anything but decoration. After that it only took me 5 minutes with 1 more game and I got out. Nice game, could be a bit clearer, but I suppose that does add to the challenge.



VampielVampiel

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 18, 2013

Neat, spooky game. I found plenty of keys, but read a previous comment, that they were used for a door on the first floor? I just kept trying to go downwards. When I got stuck, it was "why not climb up? plenty of iron doors to brace on, and keys to use... And if one breaks, more exploration maybe?" XD
Maybe it's just me, I'd probably enjoy being stuck in one of those places. Also, I'd beat those eyes with the bones laying around. Prolly piss the ghosts off.



OmicronianOmicronian

Rated 4 / 5 stars February 18, 2013

this game is terrifyingly claustrophobic. turning round each corner wondering whats going to jump out at you, this is a brilliant feeling that not even the games on ps3 or xbox can give keep it up