The Hunter slew your Kin and left the Lady of the Clocktower to bleed out on the throne room floor. But the Hunter didn’t see you, hiding there amongst the lumenflowers and the corpses of your brethren. Now, you are all that is left, the only one able to tend to the tower, the garden, the hall, as you and everything around you crumbles into dreams and phantasms. All is quiet. Perhaps a corpse like this should be left well alone…
This work is based on The Wretched, product of Chris Bissette and Loot The Room, and licensed for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. This work is inspired by FromSoftware’s Bloodborne, and The Wretched was originally inspired by Ben Roswell’s You Are Not Alone In This Life and you will die alone out here in the black, which were, in turn, inspired by Takuma Okada’s Alone Among the Stars. The title font used in the text is Flesh and Blood by JoannaVu. The cover image is by putridCheese.
Content Warning: bodily trauma, player-character death, themes of loss and despair.
This is Version 0 of Living Failures. I plan to return to actually finish the game, but, in the spirit of the Failing Entities Jam, it currently exists as is: a failure.