Night House by bitterkarella

You're eight years old. You wake up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom. But you soon realize that not everything is as it seems in this house tonight. Where has everyone gone? Things look different in the dark.

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Night House was an entrant in IFComp 2016 and placed 8th out of 58.

Special thanks to play testers The Pixie, Egghead Cheesybird, Steph Cherrywell, Norman Rafferty, Rich Finn, Holden Crick, and Khatoblepas! And a BIG thanks to Davy B for additional coding and problem solving!

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Review by johnnyh
19 Oct 2023
This is possibly my favourite horror text game, behind Michael Gentry's Anchorhead. Granted, I'm new to this entire world of gaming, but I absolutely love it. This game is creepy yet somehow still emotional to me. Amazing, please make more like this!!

Review by CoolShadow
14 Aug 2022
Very interesting and awesome. Love it!!

Review by Othiara
08 Apr 2022
Charming, and rather sad. it was challenging, kept me enthralled, great story. Ugh i want MORE!

Review by blackorange
20 Mar 2022
Very much enjoyed it!

Review by HappyLunk
10 Mar 2022
Absolutely marvelous!

Review by pinksyd5
11 Oct 2021
I haven't been able to finish this game yet, but so far I love it!

Review by Yrrosmi
03 Sep 2021
Loved it the plot and ending were so nice :)

Review by Luke Low
01 Jul 2021
Good game, good sound and excellent story

Review by Popping_Angiee
09 Jan 2021
Never have I have had chills riding down my spine just from reading. Nice job on this, great story aswell

Review by sujay simha
01 Aug 2020
Oh man! this the best game I've ever played! the plot is really good. but the best part is the ending.
thank you bitterkarela!

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Written for Quest 5.8
Published 04 Oct 2016
Updated 23 Apr 2020