Purgatory Dreams - Theatre of Shadows

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Tape Two of my pixel animated horror anthology series is here! if you haven't seen Tape One check it out here but don't worry. You don't have to watch Tape One to understand Tape Two IT'S AN ANTHOLOGY SERIES AFTER ALL.


A couple break into an abandoned cinema on Halloween night in search of the mysterious banned horror film "TERROR HOUSE!"

Pixel Art, Horror and pure SHOCKS! await in PURGATORY DREAMS - THEATRE OF SHADOWS!

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it made me sad at the end

theater of shadows

Reminds me of the cut scene in Phatasmagoria and Shivers

Now that was pretty creepy! I remember the pixel nightmares of previous years, and this duology (?) seems to follow suit! Love how the atmosphere just builds and builds, with pixel perfect artwork and 9 bit music in back. A masterful, macabre, game-like nightmare (imagine if it was in Flash too, all those interactive elements could really be interactive) that leaves you feeling pretty... hollow! Usually when it gets too visual the nightmare element seems to leave, but somehow these are all an exception to that rule, maybe it's how there's always an element of the unknown remaining, you never truly go through the door and figure everything out, and the hopelessness keeps creeping in. Awesome work!


Clockworkpixel responds:

thank you very much :) I'm very proud of this one and hope the next entry only improves!

Really good animation, I love pixel art.

It was a bit strange and shocking, but overall it was good. I liked the retro RPG style (I think I detected references to earthbound).

I wish you luck with this project! :)

Clockworkpixel responds:

thank you very much :)

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4.04 / 5.00

Oct 13, 2017
1:40 PM EDT