could someone tell me how to defeat the final boss? shot him eyes and hands simultaneously? it's so hard
Shot in the Dark
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Shot in the Dark is a classic western tale of bloody vengeance, rituals, and teeth in the dark. Take up the gun of the lone bandit as they stop at nothing in the pursuit of vengeance. The only thing standing between the bandit and their quarry are the occult nightmares lurking in the darkness. From demons to cultists and long dead gunslingers, all manner of foes are arrayed against you.
Shot in the Dark offers a unique challenge, combining nail biting pixel perfect platforming with precise point and click shooting. But many of the cruel creatures of the night remain hidden in shadow. The bandit will have to be on the lookout for glowing red eyes, shadows moving through the trees, and figures lurking in the night. Because sometimes the only sign of a demon on your trail is the slight movement of the tall grass. And sometimes all you can do is take a shot in the dark.
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Author||Possum House Games|
|Made with||Aseprite, GIMP, Construct|
|Tags||2D, Atmospheric, Difficult, Pixel Art, Point & Click|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Links||Steam, Steam, Homepage, Twitter, YouTube|
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:
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Oh yeah he's a tough one, you just have to be quick. You want to hit all of his eyes until they are all closed, but if you take too long they start to open back up again.
Still waiting for the OST...
Heya! We're still working out some stuff with the end credits song, you can snag the rest of the OST here! https://captainbaschfire.bandcamp.com/album/shot-in-the-dark
laptop support maybe? I can't shoot but it looks good.
THIS IS A MASTERPIECE. GREAT GAME!!! I take my hat off to you
This game is a masterpiece, and I can tell that from just the demo, and that means that the rest of the game is AMAZING. I REALLY want to download the thing but I'm broke. But I know, next 10$ I get, are going towards this amazing game.
I N C R E D I B L E
I played the demo for like 10 minutes and I must say I really like it. Great Graphics, nice music, and overall very good.
Wow This Game is Amazing I only played the demo and it was so much fun!
Ty ty! :>
Just a random comment, i'm on Mac and i can't shoot bc i have to use two fingers to right-click
The game is quite good, graphics are amazing, and music is epic! I don't have anything bad to say abount controlls, but shooting, while good, let's you shoot through walls. Also, the demo just kinda stops/
Thank you so much! :> The shooting through walls does come in handy in the full game cuz o o f it only gets harder. BUT, we are planning on adding LOS as a difficulty option in a later update.
how i do full screen
The Best! Love the feel of the game
Honestly, this has to be the best use of minimalist 1-bit style graphics i've ever seen in a game, tied deep to the mechanics and amazing at creating tension. Great job.
I remember playing this at ROC Games Fest
Good game! I may buy it!
imagine downloading the 69 MB File
Very nice game! I personally enjoyed the music! Hope to see more indie games like this!
Can I download the Credits Music? the "When I see" you in hell, I liked that music. How can I download it?
It would be great with an arcade mode or some endless tower mode per round or something like that after the story mode for being more replayable
I had a great time with it, really fun gameplay and I loved the colors and the enemies hiding in the backgrounds.
Here is a video review I did in Spanish, keep up making great games
Very good game. Maybe a little more difficulty would have been fine since I've only died a couple of times and I'm very bad. I liked it a lot. I leave my little gameplay.
love the soundtrack
Shot in the dark, and you're too late~
anyone get it?
BTW this has nothing to do with the game, the name just reminded me of the song.
Headshots are satisfying and the art is cool.
The game is good, it's quite simple and satisfying. However, it seems like I can't reload no matter how I hold R? Nice demo. Good job.
Hi! Glad you like it and sorry you are having an issue with the reload. In order to do so you need to have your gun out. You can draw your gun to aim by holding down the right mouse button, the S key or the down arrow.
lol it is imposible on trackpad becouse you have to hit LMB and RMB at the same time
The game is really great, i really liked the enemy the enemy that we can only see thanks to its reflection in the water, but i think we it would be better if we can reload while moving.
This game is epic, the amount of content for a demo is astounding, and the concept of the game is brilliant. also foreshadowing goes BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
this is great i love how you have to follow the eyes to kill them
Impossible for trackpad
we meet again
long time, no see. i heard you've been training since i last saw you... well, let's see what you learned...
This is awesome. Working on a game myself so I appreciate the effort that must have gone into this. All the little things are done right. The sound design honestly is AAA quality. Especially love that miss sound. I mean the sound, not hearing it in game ;)
This game is very good and pixel art I loved! Thanks for demo.
A demo é incrível mas 10 dólares é muito caro para min ja que convertendo da 60 reais se pudesse regionalizar esse valor para o brazil eu compraria 100% recomendo a todos (se quiser me dar uma key para jogar em stream kkkk twicht.tv/macedo_gabe
Just played the demo and really enjoyed it. Have you uploaded the music anywhere? The train section's music was great!
Great gameplay! Amazing game
Beat it I love the challenge this game provide got a little stuck on "Open grave" and the one before final gate I really hate the rush the sniper give you sometime but still fun game
I have nothing to say more than WOW ! As a Game Dev, It seems like It took a long time to make, and I appreciate your dedication to the game ! Awesome design, Gameplay is superb and engaging a 10/10 game.
Do you have any email address I can contact you in ?
Good luck for your guys !
I wanted to play, but I have a touch pad. That means that I don't have a left or right mouse button.
Sorry but the game was built from the ground up for mouse and keyboard :<
You can hold the alt key for rmb, as I did, but you need to hold alt and the trackpad, and you actually swipe to shoot, but it relocates your aim. I can't get past the second level on the demo because you can't see your aim unless you're aiming, and you swipe to shoot, so you can't change your aim while aiming... it's hard but possible, if you're really good.
I have a touchpad too, I held 's' and then used the touchpad to move the aiming button. I then just clicked and it shot the bullet.