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Play This Fan-Made Silent Hill Tribute While You Wait For Silent Hills

by Jeff Cork on Jan 19, 2015 at 11:24 AM

Konami's Silent Hill series has served as inspiration for several films and countless nightmares. It's also driven some dedicated fans to create their own game set in the series' oppressive world. Alchemilla may not have monsters or an inventory system, but the Source-made project absolutely nails the atomosphere.

The fan-made game is called Alchemilla, and you can download it from the link. White Noise, the team that built the game, says that most of the limitations, such as the lack of an inventory or the ability to create notes and maps, is because of the game's engine. They do spin it as something that further sells the game's hardcore ambitions. Get your own notebook, if you need to keep track of things!

If the game doesn't seem atmospheric enough, the team says that it will support Oculus Rift, too. 

[Source: White Noise via Kotaku]


Our Take
This seems like a cool idea, even if you don't get to bash any creeps apart. Considering how clunky Silent Hill's combat is, maybe that was for the best. If you want to check it out, I'd download the files as soon as you can. Considering Konami's track record with shutting down fan projects, I wouldn't be surprised if this one saw a similar fate.