The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow folk horror game for Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Which is the result of the work of developer Cloak and Dagger Games. Working to make its way onto Steam and GOG.
Folk horror adventure The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow is due to release on September 28th. Developer Cloak and Dagger Games will offer a day one debut on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC.
Someone goes to great lengths to seal Hob’s Barrow. Due to keep people like Thomasina Bateman from going in. Since the author and antiquarian won’t be deterred. She’s also comes to the small village of Bewlay to excavate the barrow. But she won’t leave until she’s done so. Thomasina will realize too late the true reason Hob’s Barrow has been sealed all these years. Due to keep something from getting out.
The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow – Teaser Trailer
Explore the remote English countryside in The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow. Due to try to befriend doubtful locals and uncover buried secrets. Watch out for creepy cats in this climactic adventure game. Similar to classic M.R. James stories. As well as the legendary folk horror film The Wicker Man. What stirs beneath Bewlay’s misty moors? Since the answers lie in the soil of The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow.
- A dark, complex and evolving storyline. Also featuring interwoven elements from real English folklore.
- Traditional point and click adventure game puzzles and interactions. Along with an easy modern interface.
- A cast of intriguing characters. Right from suspicious villagers to sickly vicars to lordly landowners. All with their own unique stories and motives.
- A distinct folk horror tone and grounding The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow.
- Evocative pixel-art graphics. Features cut-scenes and engaging animations.
- A suitably atmospheric original soundtrack from The Machine. The Demon. – one half of the duo behind the award-winning “Football Game” soundtrack.
- Fiends in the furrows, the smell of damp soil, and a cat or two.
The Excavation of Hob’s Barrow pixel art folk horror adventure is due to release on September 28th. Coming to both Steam and GOG. All priced at $14.99 USD / £11.39/ 12,49€.