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❝ And when he descends from the stars, he will open his maw and devour all sanity. Then, he will spread his nightmarish wings and cover the world with his shadow... ❞

In the middle of the nineteenth century, in one of the few abbeys that has not been closed, some of its monks are attracting a dark shadow which gradually hangs over their beliefs, endangering everything they have protected until now.

A path to insanity opens in the darkest gloom...

1853. A child is sent to an abbey, leaving his ill mother alone. There, he soon discovers that his stay keeps a fateful purpose, but the destiny holds for him a decisive role in which human feelings and fears will have to deal with something completely unknown...

A candle to the unknown is a graphic adventure of the 'Point & Click' genre with a pixelated aesthetic that it will immerse you in a story of horror, fantasy and mystery. Along the game, where you will go through a variety of sceneries, you will assume the role of Werther and other different characters embraced by a cloak of madness.

The plot consists of a series of chapters in which you can take different paths based on the choices you make and the characters you deal with, thereby affecting the course of the story.

  • An adventure of horror, fantasy and mystery full of enigmas to discover and puzzles to solve.
  • Explore the decadent abbey, its icy catacombs and enter into a world beyond this reality.
  • Play with different characters along his main plot and numerous interludes.
  • Extensive original soundtrack with influences of science fiction, horror and romanticism.
  • Several extras and different endings.


The prologue

During the prologue you will take on the role of three monks who have had the courage to go into the unknown in different ways. Here, you will be partaker of the first events that open the doors to horrors coming from beyond the stars that will endanger the foundations of their faith.

  • Discover some previous events to the main story of the game.
  • Play with three different characters.
  • Go through three small chapters.
  • Original soundtrack with eleven original songs, including songs with voices in Latin.
  • Three unlockable extras.
  • Available for PC and Mac.


You can download the prologue for Windows and Mac from here: Acandletotheunknown.com

A candle to the unknown is an idea developed by a small creative group located in Seville (Spain). Despite we don't have the means that other video game development companies have, we are working hard to make our first Point & Click commercial adventure sees the light, taking care of the pixelated design we want to give it, the ambiental music that accompanies this and the story line that we hope it immerse you completely in this story of horror and madness.

If you like graphic adventures and mystery... please, help us to take this game forward!

Visit our website: Acandletotheunknown.com

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Windows XP
  • Duo Core @ 1.8Ghz (aprox)
  • 2GB RAM
  • Visual Studio 2012 - 32 bit Runtime
  • 32 bit Runtime • Non-Dedicated (shared) video card with at least 512MB Shared VRAM & openGL 2.0 support
  • OpenAL compatible sound card


Recommended System Requirements:

  • Windows 7
  • Duo Core @ 2Ghz (or higher)
  • 2GB+ RAM
  • Visual Studio 2012 - 32 Bit Runtime
  • Dedicated Video Card with at least 512MB VRAM & openGL 2.0 support (non-dedicated video cards starting from HD3000 onwards)
  • OpenAL compatible sound card


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