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is a first person procedural survival labyrinth horror game in development by Team Junkfish. read more

Platforms PC
Themes Horror
Developers Junkfish...
Status: Released
Release: Q2 2015

is a first person procedural survival labyrinth horror game in development by Team Junkfish.

Monstrum is a new survival horror title from Team Junkfish that finds players stranded aboard a vast, derelict ship filled with traps, environmental hazards, and another passenger in the shape of a terrifying and deadly beast. 

Monstrum features no form of combat for the player to defend themselves. The player must search the ship to discover a possible means of escape, using their wits and guile to evade the monster hunting them, running, hiding and luring it away with distractions to avoid getting killed. 

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If that wasn't bad enough, Monstrum will feature perma-death. Combining permadeath, a variety of different hunters and a procedurally generated ship that changes its layout every time, Monstrum is a challenging and punishing game that aims to be a truly replayable horror experience.

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Main Game Features

  • Multiple Pursuers - There will be three different monster types, each with different behaviours and tactics. It means you'll need to find out what you're up against before deciding on your plan. 

  • Procedural Arena - Each time you load up the game the ship will have a different layout.

  • Escape Routes - There will be multiple escape routes, each of which will require a different combination of items and methods to use.

  • Dangerous Environment - You will need to be on your guard, as the ship will be riddled with traps and hazards.

  • Distractions - Use whatever you can find to lure the monster away from you. Leave the lights on in a room you've just left, turn on a radio, throw items down the stairs to make noise, do what you need to avoid detection.

  • Hiding - Hide in lockers, under furniture, behind boxes, and hope your fellow passenger wanders on by. 

  • Permadeath - Get killed in Monstrum and you'll be starting again. In a different ship, possibly against a different monster. 

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The initial Early Access version of Monstrum will feature: 

  • Two unique monsters, with their own tracking methods and hunting styles.

  • Three potential escape routes, each with their own challenges to solve.

  • Four ship sections.

  • A procedurally generated environment, no ship is ever the same.

  • A variety of distractions, hiding places and tools to aid your survival.

Full Release Features: 

  • Three monsters in total

  • Five varied ship sections, with their own environmental traps and hazards

  • Oculus Rift support 

Monstrum is currently available on Steam Greenlight, which everyone should vote for. Monstrum launches on Steam Early Access on the 29th of January.



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