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Vampire ’em up Dead of Night looks specdracula

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Dead of Night [Itch page] looks pretty spooctacular. Or specdracula? Or maybe boo-tiful, even. Horrible puns aside, it’s a vampire adventure game in which you, Vlad, have to retrieve your belongings and return them to your castle. I’ve played quite a lot of Thimbleweed Park and Dead of Night’s trailer really reminds me of that game, with an 8-bit art style, a strange town full of NPCs and puzzles to solve by combining items in your inventory.

The music is great, too, an insistent electronic score that makes me feel slightly uneasy. And no wonder, because you’re always in danger: the police are after you and you burn to a crisp in sunlight. To defend yourself you can hide or simply eat people. Naturally.

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