I Played a Game Called ‘Hell’ and Met Scary Clowns in a Cabin

Itch.io creator ahintoflime has a hell of a vision here.

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Sep 29 2017, 2:57pm

All images courtesy ahintoflime

Here are some of the things I encountered in my time with Hell, a surreal point-and-click walking simulator made for the Game By Its Cover Jam: terrifying clowns chilling in a cabin in the woods, a frozen factory, a jazz band in an elevator.

The game was inspired by the diversifier encouraging creators to make something in a genre they don't like, and it has a weirdly compelling aesthetic, like a trashy old album cover that got copied over by an ancient xerox, then ported to the original GameBoy.

In other words, it's a perfect, disturbing daytrip through one not-especially-awful vision of hell.

Download Hell for free on the game's itch.io page.