A downloadable game for Windows

You're being pursued by Alex, so escape your strange office.

Alex will call you and try to locate you by the sound of your ringing phone. In this world there is no way to silence or turn one's phone off.

And because of that, you can call Alex as well, to try and locate him in a similar manner.

Also, try knocking on some doors. Maybe you'll hear the answers to your questions from the other side.


Tab - Get phone out / Put phone away

Q - Call / Answer phone

E - Hang up / Ignore call

Left Click - Interact / Knock on door

Esc - Pause menu from which you can view the controls, exit the game or change the options


Update, April 28, 2017:

Weird this is still being played a lot. Didn't expect anyone to play it outside of the little jam I made it for. Thanks.

For anyone interested, I'm making Nighttime Visitor anew.

Nighttime Visitor was made in a few weeks. I like the idea, it seems others do too, but it's far from being something really good. So I'm taking the premise and spending a lot of time to make something new with it. I wouldn't exactly call the new game a "remake", I think it would fall into "reimagining" territory. You could consider this game a proof-of-concept for the new game, or something. Anyway, follow development of it at my blog here:

https://raincoil.tumblr.com/


Update, June 10:
After a long time, I've fixed a few more miscellaneous problems. Alex's AI has also been improved and altered a bit, and I've finally optimized the game a lot. It should run way smoother for those who experienced lag, and at the same time also look slightly better.

Update, Nov 4:
I fixed a few little miscellaneous problems, and one big one concerning Alex's AI. Unluckily, I had never noticed this myself until I saw other people play and experience it. Logically, the code worked correctly most of the time, however I didn't take into account the order it was executed, and under particular circumstances Alex wouldn't work correctly. But now he should be a bit more competent and consistent after I've made the fix. For that, the game will probably be harder too.

Performance has also been improved a bit, hopefully.

More information

Published1 year ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
(15)
Authorraincoil
TagsComedy, Horror, office, phone

Install instructions

Download, unzip, and then run NighttimeVisitor.exe

Download

Download
NighttimeVisitor.zip (74 MB)

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I really enjoyed this game. I was really impressed with it's design and its ability to keep me on my toes. I started out disliking the game and thinking it was junk ,but this was made from my ignorance. The more I played this game and the more I learned about it the more I found it not exactly been the most original concept ,but it was very well executed. This game is less scary and more a test to see if you can beat Alex. I found this game interesting and you should be proud of it.

I really enjoyed this game. I was really impressed with it's design and its ability to keep me on my toes. I started out disliking the game and thinking it was junk ,but this was made from my ignorance. The more I played this game and the more I learned about it the more I found it not exactly been the most original concept ,but it was very well executed. This game is less scary and more a test to see if you can beat Alex. I found this game interesting and you should be proud of it.



This game is very interesting but im not sure how far i have gotten


I feel like I got pretty far, but I'm not sure hahaha. Alex scared the shit out of me!

really awesome game, scared the living life out of me when alex just ran towards me.

Alex you little psycho you!

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Really enjoyed how weird this game was, I'd love to see more to come from it!



why i can't download it

he tell me sothing wrong

pls answer!!!!!!!!!!!!!

what can i do to accpet download?

When I try to open the game, although the menu works fine and I am able to enter into gameplay, there is only audio but not video aside from the lights and onscreen prompts. I followed the download instructions correctly (so I believe) and don't understand why this is happening. Could anyone help in any way?

Thanks

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With just a few words...I HATE ALEX! Cool concept and sometimes also i was getting the hibby jibbies without a reason..lol!Anyway, thanks a lot for that opportunity!Can't wait to see more from you dev :) Here is also my let's play:

why dosent let me play every time i play it freezes on me and i really really want to play so can you plz tell me how to play or why its doing that plz thanks

What happens exactly? Does it freeze before you even get to the menu, or before you get in game, or during gameplay?

Something general to try: Right click NighttimeVistor.exe and create a shortcut. Right click the new shortcut and go to its properties. In the Target line, add a space to the end, and then type this:

-force-d3d9

Click OK and then open the shortcut to run the game and see if it works.
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Really fun game with a very unique mechanic! Loved that enemy design in this game too! Very Nostalgic haha!


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Just did a playthrough of this! Wasn't what I expected (clearly from the thumbnail) but I actually thoroughly enjoyed this game! I took it for what it is, and even though I didn't complete it (I dont think) I had an enjoyable time. Check out my gameplay and leave some feedback if youd like. God job with this one though, you made me jump and laugh at the same time.



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Nice jumpscare, bruh.


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Great concept and tension. My only complaint is with the enemy's character model, after seeing it the first time a lot of the tension was lost as the game just felt silly. Otherwise, fantastic game. 8/10

I don't play on a macbook. I play on a Mac osx El captian. That PC is GIANT!

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It actually made me scream a few times! A great time killer. Also a funny game to have your friends play haha. Here's my play of it, if anybody's interested and wants to see what it's like

lmfao, 2:57, im deadddd

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Is there anyway to put the game in a lower resolution, it won't let me in the options, makes it a little hard to record the game if its in full screen

Sorry, there isn't right now.

can this game be downloaded for macs or is it just Windows?

Right now, it's just Windows, but maybe I'll try to build for Mac soon.

thank you, i will wait patiently for the release of the mac version of this game.

How do you play games on a crappy ass Macbook,No, they don't deserve it. Let Windows have this one.

what about apple😭😭

on a crappy ass Macbook? Boy you better go out to best buy and get you a Windows 10, intel i7

i know this nighttime vistor that alex will kill you!!

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This game was actually so fun I couldn't beat the game though. It was interesting hard and awesome. Here's a link to a video I did.


I play a ton of indie games so come check the channel out or send me some games to play :D

Gave this game a go and it was fun, really enjoyed it!

I loved this game, had the perfect amount of tension, made you use your senses, and you had to make no mistakes to complete the game. Keep up the amazing work!


Made a video :D I liked the game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxuClV3pwbc

nighttime visitors

Brilliant little game. many thanks :)


Hey, nice game! Did a let's play of it for Halloween: https://youtu.be/kGr4xJpmk0c

Just recently played and recorded this game. Sadly, I wasn't able to retrieve the ending of the game but I think I got the deserved experience the game offered for me. Here is my playthrough of the game:

The game is OVERALL a good and UNIQUE horror game in MY opinion :D

I want to play this game on my chrome-book but it's only for windows, please make it available for chrome-books as I WANT/NEED Alex to freak me out. lol ;D

Hey uhm can you update this game? Its got so much potential I need you to do something xD

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Thanks. I'm gonna do more than update it.

There isn't much at my blog yet, but soon I think some posts regarding the incident of a particular nocturnal visitation will trickle in: raincoil.tumblr.com

Follow if you want to see that stuff, and thanks for playing.

K I don't have a tumblr or know what it is, I think its like a facebook thing, but You got me excited now, and that was your mistake because now I cannot wait.

awsome

So I love the entire Doodlebob evil cousin thing going on. I figured out you can call him back and locate him so I thought that was the way out, I was WRONG. Honestly I couldn't finish it, the farther I got in the more anxious I got that he was coming for me and I just couldnt get over the anxiety. Good job sir


your space

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Interesting game. Didn't figure out the mechanic of the phone until halfway through, which is completely my fault. Gotta say, hearing a phone ringing in the hands of a monster somewhere close by is pretty unnerving, even more so when put alongside the seemingly random noises behind those doors.



If there was anything I had to gripe on, it's Alex's design. Seems kind of cartoony when the game is otherwise serious, but it goes alongside the "Game Over" area. Cool mechanics, but wasn't able to beat it because Alex is a super sleuth or something.

Anyway, great job! And thank you for an amazing game!

how bo get to play the game

This game was very unique and a lot of fun :D


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I think an amazing addition to this game would be multiplayer. 1 v 1 someone playing as alex and the other person trying to escape and the level would be randomly generated so it wouldn't be easy to escape. This is not a request its just an idea but if executed properly it would be awesome.

Had a ton of fun with this game! Definitely need to revisit it now that I've read up on the game more :P Running into Alex scared the shit out of me, make sure to check it out right here-


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