STORY:

1896, Great Britain: Henry Wood, a journalist who heard rumours of a village, that supposedly had undergone a curse, gets curious enough to check out the place for his latest anticipated newspaper story. Bringing Jacob, his nephew, coach boy, and intern journalist, and his friend and escort, Lieutenant Samuel Miller, on his trip to Hegis in order to uncover the truth.
However, he soon finds this to be a mistake and that he put his companions and himself in grave danger!

GAMEPLAY:

Hegis' Grasp is a story-driven and atmospheric survival-horror game. The mysterious backstory of the Daemonis curse will be unravelled through notes from the past and events, which the protagonist, Henry Wood, a curious news writer looking to find out what recently changed in the once peaceful village, experiences as he makes his way through this cursed place. It's up to him to choose how the story ends, but first, he must unseal the secret of the Daemonis.

The Written Story DLC

A novelette containing the entire storyline of Henry and his companions as a professionally written E-Book.

FEATURES:

  • A variety of different weapons including various historically accurate guns and melee weapons
  • Cinematic, animated and voice-acted cutscenes
  • A hair-raising story campaign with various scenarios and diverse settings
  • Point of View Freedom: the ability to change between the third and the first-person perspectives
  • Experience the huge region surrounding Hegis at different parts of the day and with different weather situations.
  • Multiple Endings; Two within the game and the "Real" ending in the written story
  • Epic and (very) challenging enemies
  • Pugnacious Bosses to defeat


Upcoming game modes: Survival, Boss Rush

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A Sick Atmospheric Horror Game

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You may remember the demo of our survival horror game "Captive in Devil's Village" from last year's Halloween. Our decision was to spend another year working on this project to improve every aspect of it.

Now the time has come to let you experience the result!

Introducing: Hegis' Grasp

1896, Great Britain: Henry Wood, a journalist who heard rumours of a village, that supposedly had undergone a curse, gets curious enough to check out the place for his latest anticipated newspaper story. Bringing Jacob, his nephew, coach boy, and intern journalist, and his friend and escort, Lieutenant Samuel Miller, on his trip to Hegis in order to uncover the truth.
However, he soon finds this to be a mistake and that he put his companions and himself in grave danger!

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Our Greenlight campaign has started!

Our Greenlight campaign has started!

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We are live!!! Help us now to get Hegis' Grasp as fast as possible through the Steam Greenlight process, to provide you an awesome and thrilling Horror-Survival...

Captive in Devil's Village Updates

Captive in Devil's Village Updates

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Brand new Video and Screenshots of the 1st Area in the game. Remade Inventory System with elegant design. And more.

Enjoy Halloween by playing a short stunning Demo

Enjoy Halloween by playing a short stunning Demo

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Captive in Devil's Village is an epic story oriented horror/adventure third person game. I'm finally showcasing the alpha and have released a short Demo...

Captive in Devil's Village, New patch!

Captive in Devil's Village, New patch!

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v1.5.2 launched! Mac and Linux coming soon. This should now be practically a stable build so I’ll release a Mac and Linux version of the Demo soon as...

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Captive in Devil's Village free playable Demo

Captive in Devil's Village free playable Demo

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(Outdated!) This demo includes a short sector of the game.It has many of the cutscenes, jumpscares and cliffhangers. Explore the Prison, where the natives...

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Gunsession
Gunsession

Any chance of a free steam key my friend? Looking to do some testing for devs.

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saltygoal Creator
saltygoal

Absolutely! Here's a giveaway you can join right now! Only 5 hours left! The chances to win are actually pretty good. www.indiedb.com/giveaways/hegis-grasp

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icefire555
icefire555

I played the demo from somewhere. It's a great start but could use a little more mood to the horror.

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saltygoal Creator
saltygoal

Yea I still have a long path to go for it to really express the deep story. Great video.

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ArchDukeInstinct
ArchDukeInstinct

I'm not sure if what is shown in the trailer is like a brisk walk or a run, which indicates there is a problem already. Furthermore, the upper body half of that "run" cycle is terrible, especially if you're going to use it for a cinematic like that. His head just bobbles from side to side and the torso is just completely static. The arms appear to be pumping but only half way, they never seem to go out in front, or perhaps it's just the perspective. You should also give him some expression with shape keys. If you want to portray that he's terrified he shouldn't have some blank, neutral look the whole way through.

I will say for a mobile game, the outside environment looks fairly well detailed. The interior could use some help, it is looking rather bland aside from some dirty textures.

Though more on the trailer cinematic itself, I don't even understand what is happening. The character runs/briskly walks into this barn(?) for no apparent reason, keeps moving for a few seconds, then suddenly turns on a dime and just leaves?

"Others went insane when they heared the name Hegis."

heard*

"to write a detailed documentation about this unknown place."

Documentation implies a manual for using a product. A better word would be "reconnaissance". For example, "to carry out reconnaissance of this unknown place".

"Third person controller inspired by RE4"

Not a selling point, a controller system for moving the player character is the bare minimum you need.

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saltygoal Creator
saltygoal

Sorry for the late reply.
Thanks for your feedback I have corrected the mistakes and significantly improved the description.

About your statement:
"I'm not sure if what is shown in the trailer is like a brisk walk or a run, which indicates there is a problem already. Furthermore, the upper body half of that "run" cycle is terrible, especially if you're going to use it for a cinematic like that. His head just bobbles from side to side and the torso is just completely static. The arms appear to be pumping but only half way, they never seem to go out in front, or perhaps it's just the perspective."
That's only the perspective 'cause the camera was attached to the upper body. The animations are all motion captured and were made by Adobe Mixamo.

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