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Horror in the Darkness is an exploration and puzzle solving adventure game inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, where players explore and investigate, putting together clues and solve puzzles to uncover the secrets of Wentsire Manor. It is a mobile phone adaption of the classic text-based adventure genre, similar to the point-and-click classics. The game combines a bleak environment and an sense of underlying dread with moments of comedy to keep you entertained.

Fresh back from the horrors of World War 2, our protagonist was working as a private investigator. Not hugely successful, but it paid the bills. Mostly. But when the widow of his old friend needed his help nothing could have prepared him for the bizarre and uncanny events that were about to unfold.

What's New

Version 1.2

Additional content for premium upgrade purchasers.

Ratings and Reviews

5 out of 5

15 Ratings

15 Ratings

I really liked it


Pretty similar to the turn based Cave and Adventure games of years ago. I got a little confused a few times but was eventually able to figure things out (after upgrading to get unlimited hints). I definitely enjoyed this game and I'm about to download the next installment in the series.

Wow, LOVED it!


Fantastic game! Took me back to the "old days" of playing text based games for hours on end. I normally hate posting reviews, but I actually WANTED to say how great this game was. Thanks for putting it out there!

Highly recommend this one, peoples!!!

Developer Response

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! I appreciate the feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed the game!

The game is great so far!


I have been considering writing an interactive fiction for a while now so I decided to start by playing a few. This was the first I found and I love it!


Software Design Solutions Limited
40.8 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Frequent/Intense Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
© 2016 Software Design Solutions Ltd T/A Karmic Shift Studios
In-App Purchases
  1. Premium Upgrade $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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