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Our Rating: ★★★☆☆ :: NOT MUCH TO LOOK AT :: Read Our Full Review >>

A Dark Room may have plenty of longevity and may be genuinely intriguing, but its interface feels undeveloped in its iOS iteration.

What's New

- ADR prequel called The Ensign has been released (new sound bites added to the secrets section)

- she wants you to tell your friends about this game
- she wants you to gift this game to others
- she doesn't want to be forgotten

- completely revamped alternate ending now available on iPad (a glitch caused it to be only partially presented on the iPad, but now you'll get the full thing)
- fixed crashes on iPad
- minor update in preparation for new devices

App Description

Awake. Head throbbing. Vision blurry. Come light the fire.

Featured on Apple's top 10 paid apps of 2014

#1 Game *overall* in the US, UK, Australia, Singapore and Canada. Ranked as one of the top 10 games in 17 countries worldwide.

Be sure to check out A Dark Room's prequel: The Ensign

Critical Acclaim:

"The game creates an enthralling parallax effect that can keep devoted players dosed, for hours, on the pleasurable sense of immersion..." - The New Yorker

"A Dark Room will blow you away with its evolving depth and variety. It’s exciting to discover something so unique and refreshing on the App Store. 5 stars" - Cult of Mac

"These are the twists you'll find in the corners of "A Dark Room" -- a game that's always unpredictable and always intriguing." - Huffington Post

"If Cormac McCarthy made an iPhone game, it would be this one... an unlikely but thoroughly deserving bestseller. And it’s as compelling as it is unsettling." - Slate Magazine

Paste Magazine, Maddy Myers: Top 20 Indie Games of 2013

Forbes, Daniel Nye Griffiths: Top 5 Anti-Games of 2013

Giant Bomb, Zoe Quinn: Top 10 Games of 2013

Giant Bomb, Cara Eillison: Top 10 Games of 2013 (honorable mention)

Indie Games: Top 10 Game Dev’s Favorites of 2013

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

November 27, 2014 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
November 01, 2014 Price Decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
October 06, 2014 New version 2.2
August 01, 2014 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
November 08, 2013 Initial Release

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