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Deep Rest is a psychological adventure horror game. With a deep focus on storytelling both direct, indirect & on unique features. Utilizing a point and click interact system. Combining aspects of different genres & innovative mechanics, such as time travel, drawing sigils & paranormal events. You shape the story, you have the ability to make dramatic changes.

You play a lost girl, which discovers her mother has gone into deep coma for unknown reasons. Upon discovering the horrific news, you decide to end you're own life. But when you wake up, you are faced with the purgatory world of Deadwood. Engulfed by the mysterious forest that keeps changing shape and form, you soon realize its a dead end. Overwhelmed by the journey, that challenges every emotion, life experience's & mental illness you suffer from. You encounter strange characters & entities, which you later get to decide the fate of. As you learn of your newfound time travel abilities in this world. Figure out why you are stuck here in a loop, solve the mystery of what really happened to your mother. Did you kill yourself for nothing?

The demo contains a part of Chapter 1 from the full game.

In order to start the demo, from the main menu hit > Play > hover over Chapter 1 > hit QUICKPLAY> and thats it. Rest of the chapters are only available in the full game. Graphical settings can be changed when starting the game or inside the main menu through the settings wheel.

My game looks similar to Limbo and Ori but i promise the gameplay is completely different! This is not a platformer in a traditional sense, i want to make something really unique!

*5/24/2019* Released a patch addressing all minor bugs so far and fixed these, appreciate all feedback!

I welcome you all on the journey through the ever changing world of Deadwood! All 7 Chapters and bonus material will be available in the full version.

Add the game to your wish-list on Steam! Estimated release around Q4 2019!

Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest

If you like my work consider supporting me on Patreon in order to receive the full game on release and much more! Patreon.com

Created by Aza Game Studio

Official site: https://azagamestudio.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AzaGameStudio
Facebook: https://facebook.com/AzaGameStudio

Thank you for your interest!

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Deep Rest Demo.zip 174 MB

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look forward to the full game

Thank you for playing and glad you enjoyed the game! You can click multiple times on interact-able items / NPC's. Also there is a secret in the opposite direction you went in the beginning of the demo. Cheers.

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It was nice, i wish i could play through the colourful levels though.

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Thanks for playing, I remember you from a long time ago. Hope you're doing good. This is only a "part" of Chapter 1, and as is there is not too much revealed in this demo, all chapters in the full game have unique mechanics etc. Anyway thanks for playing!

I'm good, I can't wait to see the other levels. I'll be playing your other game Perdita tomorrow.

Thanks! I should give you a little hint, the key to the dinner room in Perdita spawns on one of the dolls in the old house after you activate the music box. Also the fishing room key is located in the bathroom on the ground near the cracked wood! Hope this helps so you don't get stuck! Looking forward to your video! Cheers.

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I had no idea what was going on, but it looked cool xD

Hey thanks for playing, heard you said "they" I am a actually a solo dev! Glad you enjoyed the game! If you want to you can check out the Steam page for more information and in order to add the game to your wish-list! Cheers!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest

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This demo is surprisingly well made. Very eager to play when it comes out in full!

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Thank you for playing, glad you enjoyed my game! This is only a short taste of what the game has to offer. Each chapter will bring unique mechanics and you will have the ability to influence the story and outcome also with multiple endings to the game.  You can add to wish-list here on Steam!

https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest
Thanks again!

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you're welcome!! and i added it to my wishlist on Steam :D

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Really enjoyed the atmosphere of the game! Very much looking forward to the release of the game! Keep me posted!

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Thank you! Glad you enjoyed my game! I will keep you posted.  Each chapter will bring new mechanics to the table, and you will have the ability to influence the final ending depending on the choices you make and much more in the full game.
Add the game to wish-list on steam here if you want:
https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest

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I thought this was really good! The atmosphere really got to me and I look forward to playing the full release! Great job!

Thank you for playing, glad you enjoyed the game! Also i am glad to see a video of the latest version of the demo, i did a small patch. If you go to the left in the beginning you can find some secrets in the demo! Cheers! Add the game to wish-list on steam here if you want:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest

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Хорошая смысловая игра, очень понравилось.

Спасибо за старание :)

Thanks for playing glad you enjoyed my game and it's meaning. There will be multiple endings in the full game and you will have the ability to influence the story depending on your choices in the game.

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I'm interested to see where the story will go. And hoping there will be more interactivity. :)

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Thanks for playing and glad you enjoyed the game. You can try download the game if you want again, since the version you played was a older one, i released a minor patch addressing all previous issues and added some more content and interactivity, furthermore all chapters in the game will introduce new unique mechanics. Thanks for checking out the game!

I'll check out the new build. Keep up the good work! :)

Hello there! Really nice game with a proper story behind it! loved it! Have you considered participating in our GDWC #gamedev contest ? Check out our itch.io page for more info :) 

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HEY!! This is one of the best game I've played in itch io. Awsome graphics as you promised theres is actually a atmospheric feeling to the game. I also made a video which is being uploaded now. I've been hoping for games like this since it also means a lot for my personality too. Thanks for developing this games. And i am hoping to buy the full ver when it get released. I assure you this game will be a success. This game also has a meaning (Kind off like a rich story based on sadness I think)which the current game industry has lost.

I am really glad you enjoyed the demo and you think so highly of my game! It is indeed a very personal project to me, and the game-play and stuff is unlike any other, i also intended to make it a game that touches people's heart and helps people. Thanks I certainly hope the game will be a success so far i have spent 2 years developing the game and i am 80% done. The game is very story rich, and there will be multiple endings in the full game depending on what choices the player makes and you will even have the ability to play other characters and experience different parts of the story from their point of view!
I hope you will add the full game to your wish-list on Steam! Thanks for playing! https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest

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Really cool. Lots of neat stuff going on in this demo. Great sound work to go along with the awesome graphics. 

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Thanks for playing and thank you for your feedback! All feedback matters to me! I have just released a patch addressing all minor bugs and fixed these including adding some more stuff in the demo. Cheers!

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I really liked this game. I loved the style and the look of the whole game. I talked about some things in my gameplay throughout the video concerning the text in the game and some of the effects that could be improved as well as what i thought about the whole game. Overall though I did like it and look forward to when the full game comes out.



I'm really glad you enjoyed the game and i enjoyed your play through! Thank you for your feedback, I will take this with me as i continue development and i really appreciate all feedback. You can change graphic quality when starting the game and on the small settings wheel in the main menu by the way, I've also added a skip all cut scenes button. The game can be added to wish-list here:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest
Cheers!

Thank you! I forgot about that screen before the game launches, I will play around with that and see how things look! Keep up the great work!

Awesome! I actually just patched the game fixing all minor bugs and adding a bit more content! Thank you I will!

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I really like the art style of the game and how you tell the story. I wish instead of having to click on the crow, if we click anywhere, we could continue the cut-scene. Alternatively, a skip the cutscene would be a nice addition to the game as well.  I look forward to the full release.

Here's my channel for other games I have played: http://www.youtube.com/c/Levont

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Thanks I'm glad you enjoyed the game! This is only a part of Chapter 1 by the way, not the full chapter. The storytelling is a mixture of direct and also hidden and secret cryptic stuff and much more. I will add a skip all cut scenes button in the beginning ASAP! *Skip all cut scenes button now added* Thanks for your feedback and I'm glad you look forward to the full release! You can add the game to your wish-list on Steam here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest/

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Beautiful, I would like to see more of it!
It would be nice if you could increase a little bit the speed of the character, and a button to skip all the cutscenes in addition to the "crow button".
I wish you courage for your dev!



The sound effect when you go to the left was very creepy :p

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Did you mean to drop a video link? Would love to see your play through. Anyway thanks for playing, and glad you enjoyed the game, thanks for the feedback as well! You can add game to your wish-list on Steam here! Cheers! https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest/

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phew, the scrolling through the chapters is VERY clunky ^^ and it looks like i can play five of them? Oo pls clarify me XD 

or is the black and white just the style of the level? XD 

so i just can click chapter one, i guess..i'll try ^^ 

but the scrolling... :P 

okies...the music and atmosphere is awesome! and u got me good with the goatface XD 

i guess the limbo-like-style is for good reason ;) i really like those type of games, where u can overthink some things in ur life, no matter if u have depression or not...these type of games r the golden ones <3 

just the flickering shouldn't be SO present, it could cause some motion sickness for one or another ^^ 

and well...the scrolling... XD 

i'm very curious to see the full game and till then...good progress and take care ;)

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Thanks for the comment. It is very responsive and shouldn't be clunky at all in the chapter selection screen. You only need to hover over Chapter 1 in the chapter selection screen and then click on QUCKPLAY>, this demo only contains a part of Chapter 1, the rest is only available in the full version. Cheers, i hope you enjoy the game and look forward to your playthrough! *EDIT* added a description now in the top* Thank you for feedback.

Thank you, you can learn more about the the game and add to your wish-list on Steam here: 

https://store.steampowered.com/app/880700/Deep_Rest

Yes the game is very atmospheric and thought provoking, each chapter will also bring unique mechanics. It has been compared to Ori and Limbo before look wise. But i promise Gameplay wise, my game is nothing like any of those games. Anyway thanks for playing and have a nice day! :)

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thanks for the quick response :D i already added it to my steam wishlist ;) 

but is it called deep rest or deadwood? cuz it's not that obvious ^^ 

have a nice one 2 ;)

Awesome! It is called "Deep Rest" indeed.

Deadwood is the place inside the game that the different worlds revolve around! Cheers and thank you once again :)

I've released a patch and re uploaded the game, all minor bugs, including the menu one you mentioned has been fixed, and some new content has been added as well. Check it out if you want