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FACE THE UNKNOWN AND SAVE THE WORLD!

In claustrophobic, puzzle-riddled, dangerous mazes, surrounded by countless enemies, you hunt the Evil Masters down with the purpose of eliminating them and the pain they brought. Determination, concentration, and quick reflexes will be your only allies in your desperate quest...


WHAT IS THIS?

BOH is a dungeon crawler where you need to solve puzzles, collect items, open passages, avoid traps, kill the Evil Mastersand the creatures they generate endlessly, and ultimately come out of the mazes in one piece. Keep cool, avoid the enemies as much as possible, focus on the labyrinths, and eventually you'll make it to the end.

BOH, thanks to its unique aspect and gameplay, is an immersive experience that makes you feel as if you were actually lost in those treacherous dungeons.

You can play any (unlocked) mission any time, and you can also decide how they look and sound by choosing freely one of the several themes available...

soundtrack stuff

... not to mention that, if you're the creative type, you can even create your own missions and themes (!) thanks to the developer's manual, which provides all the information needed.

developer's manual

And once you're done dispatching the baddies, you can also see how you fare against the other players in the world by submitting your records to the online standings!


SEE IT IN ACTION

The best way to really appreciate BOH is to play all the missions included in the demo. But if you want to get quickly an initial idea, enjoy till the very end this video, which shows six of the easiest missions played from start to finish, using all the available themes.


FEATURES

  • immersive & thrilling gameplay
  • 63 missions + 30 missions to unlock + 7 training missions
  • missions divided in 5 levels of difficulty
  • multi-phase missions
  • multi-floor battlefields of any size/shape
  • mind-blowing puzzles and deadly traps
  • many power-ups/items
  • 7 kinds of enemies
  • hand-pixelled retro 2D graphics
  • 360° character-centric top-down view
  • real-time field of vision and lighting
  • context-sensitive sound effects
  • rich soundtrack
  • 6 audiovisual themes
  • optional CRT/LCD filters
  • online world standings
  • possibility of creating missions, themes, and translations
  • interface in Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, and Swedish


SOUNDTRACK

Besides the game itself, you also get all the music tracks in CD quality and the artwork to produce a professional-looking audio CD with jewel case booklet and inlay.

soundtrack stuff

Listen to the menu tracks of all the themes now!


SUPPORTED SYSTEMS

BOH runs natively on AmigaOS, AROS, Linux, MacOS, and Windows.
MINIMUM: 500 MHz CPU · 32 bit graphics card · 16 bit sound card · 20 MB RAM · 30 MB disk · 32 bit binaries support · AmigaOS 4.0(PPC) / AROS (x86) / Linux (x86, SDL 1.2, SDL_mixer 1.2, SDL_net 1.2) / MacOS X 10.4 (PPC/x86) / Windows XP (x86)
RECOMMENDED: 800+ MHz CPU · joypad · internet connection


MEDIA

BOH comes as a CD ISO image that contains the latest versions for all the supported systems and the soundtrack, or as system-specific packages.
Also available is the original professionally-produced CD-ROM (containing the first AmigaOS and Windows versions) with a 24 page color printed English manual in a shrink-wrapped DVD box.

package strip

LINKS

itch.io page
Online Standings


THE SAGA

BOH is part of a saga that, as of writing, includes five different games.
BOH opens the story, with the Evil Masters bringing chaos to Earth. Huenison focuses on the fight against one of them, the eponymous character. Eventually the Evil Masters were repelled, but, as seen in QUOD INIT EXIT IIm, during their retreat, Huenison and his companions happened to pass by planet Suinio and decided to cause trouble there as well. In MAH, years later, the danger came from the Apocalypser, the weapon that had been developed against the Evil Masters and that the Purifiers activated to destroy the Earth. Finally, KOG assigns a new task to the hero who turned the Apocalypser off.

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BOH Physical Edition

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The final version of BOH (called BOH ADVANCE), after so many updates, really deserved a new physical edition:

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Features:
* latest version of BOH for AmigaOS 4, AROS, Linux, MacOS, and Windows (as released digitally a few months ago);
* Enhanced CD that be used also to listen to the soundtrack on an audio CD player;
* CD with outstanding glossy finish;
* hugely improved user's manual and developer's manual;
* brand-new artwork;
* transparent DVD case;
* double-sided inlay.

BOH ADVANCE is part of a Deluxe package that looks like this:

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Ordering is open now and for a few more days - hurry up, if you want to grab a copy!

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BOH update18 released

BOH update18 released

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BOH has received the 18th free update, a massive update that closes its almost 11 years long development life, brings new features, new missions (for...

BOH update17 released

BOH update17 released

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BOH gets the 17th free update and finds a new home.

BOH 5th Anniversary Edition released

BOH 5th Anniversary Edition released

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4/4/2014: easy remember, the date of the 5th anniversary of BOH. There is no better way to celebrate the event than releasing a brand-new edition that...

BOH 5th Anniversary Edition announced

BOH 5th Anniversary Edition announced

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This year BOH will turn 5, an event that will be celebrated with a brand-new, special edition that majestically closes the incredible evolution the game...

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BOH demo (Windows)

BOH demo (Windows)

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Feature-packed demo of BOH, including 7 tutorial missions and 3 real missions.

BOH demo (Linux)

BOH demo (Linux)

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Feature-packed demo of BOH, including 7 tutorial missions and 2 real missions.

BOH demo (MacOS)

BOH demo (MacOS)

Demo

Feature-packed demo of BOH, including 7 tutorial missions and 2 real missions.

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Fennrick
Fennrick

Are there any fansites out there? Seeing that BOH was pretty much designed with user made levels and themes in mind, i don't understand why there isn't much of a community out there. I would love to download some usermade stuff...
(Don't get me wrong, BOH comes with a lot of content- but it would be nice to see what the fanbase can do with the tools you provide.)

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saimo Creator
saimo

You're perfectly right: I designed BOH with user-made content in mind. Unfortunately, few have showed interest in creating content. I think the most impressive input I got was from an Amiga user who created an online level editor (see Amiga.org), although he didn't have the possibility of finishing/updating it.
As for your initial question: as far as I know, there are no fansites - BOH is too much out of this world and hype-less ;)

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Fennrick
Fennrick

Never heard of this game, there are only one or two videos of it on youtube and even on greater gamingforums like "neogaf", nobody talks about BOH. How come?

I found BOH to be surprisingly fun! Hope you can earn some money on it saimo.

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saimo Creator
saimo

Hey, Fennrick, thanks for the nice wish!
I'm glad you discovered BOH and that you're enjoying it - and with the upcoming update you'll enjoying it even more (it was planned to be released much earlier, but real life got into the way...)!
If you deem BOH worth to be talked about, feel free to mention it here, on Facebook (BTW: Facebook.com), Twitter, gaming forums, among real friends, wherever you please ;)

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saimo Creator
saimo

There'll be one more update ;)

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Zarius
Zarius

Game looks/plays great (for the intended style :D) but really needs a strafe key (got annoyed having to rotate all the time).

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saimo Creator
saimo

Thanks for the compliments :)
As for strafing, it's missing for a design choice - please refer to the FAQ on the website (http://www.bohthegame.com/faq.html) for a comprehensive explanation.

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kolito
kolito

I've got a product key of this game (bought trought the website) Can I redeem it here?

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saimo Creator
saimo

Sorry, it isn't possible (see my private message for the details).

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Tech|Rogue
Tech|Rogue

So now that Desura's Linux support is in place I finally bought a copy...seems like the missions are missing though. The only entries in the game menu are the options and exit buttons.

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Protektor
Protektor

The files have been updated and there should be no problems now. If you notice any more problems please let me know.

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saimo Creator
saimo

Thank you for the prompt assistance!

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saimo Creator
saimo

I have discovered the problem: by mistake the missions from the demo version, which are not compatible, have been included in the build.
Again, I'll ask them to fix the problem, but still send me an email, so that I can provide you with the correct mission files.

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saimo Creator
saimo

Hey, thanks for keeping your word! :)
I'm sorry to hear that. I have no idea of what might have happened, since I just provided the archive to the administrators and I can't even test the build (I don't have a Linux machine at the moment). I'll inform them about the problem, so it gets fixed.
In the meanwhile, can you please send me an email to support@bohthegame.com? I'll provide you directly with a working copy.

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