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Dead County is a survival horror game that's heavily inspired by PS1 horror classics such as Resident Evil, Silent Hill and Alone in the Dark.

You play as a delivery driver who, after an accident involving his van and one of the undead, has to make his way home through a town overrun my zombies!

This games uses tank controls and has a heavily emphasis on inventory management just like the best of the late 90's survival horror games.

Watch the making of this game on my YouTube channel here.

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This game was absolutely amazing man! Keep it up :)

I have a blast play this game! Keep up the good work man!!!

Glad to hear it, thanks for playing!

CAN YOU PLEASE MAKE MORE GAMES LIKE SLAY BELLS

I'm working on a horror fps game at the moment, which has some similarities to Slay bells.

ill be playing that as soon as it comes out

Awesome, glad to hear it!

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This is a pretty cool game. It has this Resident Evil feel to it. It also takes up little space.

this game is really cool

please check out my video

not everyone has a mouse y'know

I don't know if it was just my computer, but there was a delay to the turning. I've played other games with this control scheme, but I feel like for a game like this with more gunplay and running away from zombies, this ended up being something that made the game less enjoyable, as I often got killed while waiting for my character to turn a corner, or while trying to aim my gun. I was just wondering if it would be possible to add a mode where you use the mouse to stear

This is just a bad copy of Resident Evil !!!!!!

May i ask what you didn't like

well dont you think zombies horror games  are a little bit boring by this point ,this retro graphic is good but try with new concept...this is my honest opinion. 

I don't think games like resident evil are boring, but just general zombie games are boring, but this is more resident evil than plain zombie game

well my point is why making just another zombie games when you have more than 300 zombie games already ,try with original idea ,like slay bells that was really unique...

Well yeah i understand , i just like games similar to the night of the living dead, or resident evil

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hiya i played the game and i gotta say great job on the game my friend. it really had that PS1 feel.  tho the story definitely needed some work but overall it was a good game. keep it up :D i made a play through if anyone wants to check it out!

   

loved the game man really does give off that resident evil/silent hill PS1 vibe Loved it :D

Thanks for checking it out! I agree that the story is lacking but it wasn't a main focus of this one. I don't have any plans of expanding on this game but I'm working on a much bigger project at the moment.

This game is such a great rendition of the classical RE gameplay. It scratched an itch for a new fixed-camera title I didn't even know I had— amazing work!

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Thank you, there does seem to be a lack of games like this but they are in a pretty niche genre.Glad to hear you liked it :)

Made a video


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Thanks guys!

didnt play a lot of games like this growing up so it was a cool experience

I didn't grow up playing these kinds of game either, I was a bit too young for it, but I enjoy playing them now. Glad you liked it.

Loved it! It has that retro styled theme and the camera angles from R.E damn! 10/10 Would play again

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Thanks very much :)


I played this game for a 3 random horror games video, and I'm super glad I did!

You really, really nailed the feel of the old RE games with this. The tank controls feel how they used to, but still control great! 

I love the use of swooping cameras like from Silent Hill or Code Veronica, that make the fixed angles feel much more modern!

Basically a 10/10 experience for anyone who loves the classic survival horror games!

Here's my playthrough for those interested (I did beat the game, Dead County is at 16:07):

Thanks very much! glad you liked it.

This is really fun game and new experience for me too. I like this game that everything is does not make scene for me but Nice game!

Thanks!

This was FUN! The mood, lighting, and particle effects were terrific.Game just felt good to play. Yes, the camera can be tricky at times, but that is part of the challenge imo. The dev could have punished us with it, but instead he took the time to playtest to make sure it was balanced. At one point, I came around a corner and the camera switched and there was a zombie right in front of me, almost to the point of being a jumpscare! I think that's part of the magic of this style of game. Anyhoo, here is my playthrough(loved it!):

Thanks for playing! I really enjoyed the video, sorry you had to replay the start of the game, it looks like a bug that I never came across :)

Oh I see the retro style, I feel the resident evil vibes, I like it

Awesome! thanks.

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I love the nostalgia of this and it definitely reminded me of how deeply I hate that control scheme!! This was so good though, I want more!!

Thanks very much! I do agree that controller support would be good, I just haven't really looked into how to do it. I have another game coming out in about a week called Slay Bells, it's a first person Christmas themed survival horror game if you want something else to play soon :)

Well it’s festive and it’s violent so that sounds about as perfect as a game could possibly be 😂😂

haha yep, it's certainly both of those things.

This game is amazing and should be commended for being fun and creative if you get a chance to play it I highly suggest it.

Thanks very much!

Gave it a go...

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"one of the worst resident evil games" seems like a good quote for the poster. I do agree with some of your criticisms such as no controller support and that the keyboard/mouse layout could have been better but I think having more inventory slots would have completely removed the 'inventory management' aspect of the game that was such a big part of the original resident evil games. There probably is too many  weapons throughout the game, but the reason for that is that some of them are hidden away early on, which some people find and some people don't, and I wanted to make sure that people had them all by the end.

Man, I liked you and you type to play. I will follow you subs in your channel. You deserve. I will get this game. Thank you Step Vibes. You're really good vibes.

Thanks a lot! I appreciate it!

it would be a bit more easy if u can make us toggle sprint so we don't have to hold it

I tried to keep it as close to old school survival horror games as I could and as far as I know they didn't have toggle sprint, I'm also not a big fan of toggle sprint in modern games though, I prefer to be holding  a key. But I'll keep it in mind  if I make another game like this one :)

ye I don't really like doing that but I see why

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i am so much excited to the next game (not the fps game) the RPG one that you showed it in the last devlog of Dead county, it looks fun and more nice than your other games i think,the thing that make me more happy that you make some game available for windows and linux, that`s awesome, i am zarazlfo but i changed my name account

I'm not making an RPG at the moment, that footage was probably of dungeon of exile. I'm currently working on a christmas themed horror game. All future games will be available on windows and Mac but I don't have any way of testing a linux build so I probably won't be releasing one of those.

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ok, sorry but i mean the christmas game, what will it be? are you working on this game now? you said you are working on it, i must be right, in this picture right here

no problem:) I'm not working on the game in the picture at the moment, it will be my next one. At the moment I'm working on a Christmas themed survival horror  game  that has a killer Santa in it,  I haven't showed it in any videos yet, I'll have a new video up on it tomorrow.

Thanks man! Thank you for telling me what will it be, we will wait as soon as your game is ready!

Really enjoyed the game! Loved the feel and the simplicity of the game. Overall it was really fun and would definitely recommend.

Awesome, thanks for giving it a go!

Would have liked controller support and maybe the zombies sounded weird but this was actually good fun! 

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Thanks! controller support would definitely be good but it's something that I haven't really looked into how to do yet but it's high on my list of things to learn.The zombie sounds aren't that great because they're just me growing into a microphone:) glad you liked it anyway.

As I said minor gripes really, strong foundation for something pretty awesome!

Thanks  very much!

This was an awesome game! The style and tank controls is exactly how i remembered it from past survival horror games.The atmosphere was pure nostalgia. My partner and I played it together and enjoyed the ending a lot! Wished i could've played it on a controller but still had fun. Looking forward to you future project.

Thanks very much for making the video. You can run with left shift which would have made the boss fight much easier (I should have made it more obvious, sorry). I agree it would be better with a controller, I don't know much about adding controller support but it's something that I'm going to look into soon.

oh wow. did not think of that. i have to say though, the boss fight was still fun because just figuring out the pattern and the movements really made it worth the victory. 

Thats good to hear:) I'm glad you think so.

love the game. I love the old PS1 everything those days was awesome and here is a video of my let's play


Awesome, loved the video,  glad you liked it! and you were saying my name right :)

Thanks dude and yea It is a awesome game I have no ammo right now but i'll see to i do. haha that way i can make more videos of it. and awesome sorry I was having a hard time with your name at first haha.

no problem, I don't think you said it wrong once :) I look forward to more videos if you decide to make them. Thanks!

I HAD A LOT OF FUN PLAYING, BROUGHT BACK SOME NOSTALGIC MEMORIES. I hope you enjoy my gameplay <3

Awesome video, thanks for giving the game a go!

great game. Nailed the RE1 vibe there.

Thanks very much!

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Loved the video. Thanks for the kind words :)

It is so cool!!

Thanks very much!

loved the game and the graphics very cool and brought me back to the good old days of gaming. hope to see more games like this from you!!

Thanks, I've got more games planned to come out soon, they won't use tank controls but will still be survival horror and have the retro PS1 type graphics.

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your welcome and cant wait to play them!

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Let's Play (ru)

I liked this game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQAw8QOHll4&t=342s

Nice! thanks for playing.

good game

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Good to hear! thanks for playing.

Nice game. Only recommendation is a little music while walking around. 

Loved the video! thanks for giving it a go. Yeah, I agree it could use some more music, I tried a few different tracks but I couldn't get anything that suited the game very well so I decided to just stick mostly with ambient sound.

great game , just finished "dungeon of exile" great game man , may i suggest making another game like that but maybe a world outside the dungeon and maybe more dungeons in said world. anyway i love your work !!

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Thanks! yeah, I'd love to make another dungeon crawler-type game, I've got a few projects that'll come first but I'll eventually get back to it. I haven't made a game with an interconnected world yet but I'll look into it, that's a great idea!

wow, the game is that pretty, i liked so much, and i appreciated the idea,the mechanics and the desing is very beatifull, and work fine, awesome game, i wanted to view this finallized!

Thanks, glad you liked it.

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Thanks for playing! some people are finding it easy and some are finding it hard, I don't know why that is exactly:) It looks like you found an inventory bug that I thought I'd fixed but apparently not! no problem, you playing the game on your channel is support! thanks man, have a good day too!

Thanks! I dont know why I am smelling a hardwired chapter 2 but that would be awesome if you do a chapter 2, or maybe another shooting game like Quake, just do what you think

I don't have plans to make a HARDWIRED 2 at the moment but my next two games are going to be first person. I talk about them a little bit in the next YouTube video.

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WAIT! i am stupid?, just kidding but you showed us a shooting game that you said to it * i would take so much time to make it * i am right blake? because you showed us in the video a new game with a gun, i hope i am not wrong because you said that, i hope you understand what i mean, i also rated this game to 5 starts, you welcome!

Yeah I did show an FPS a while ago, but that game could take 6 months-1 year to make so it'll be a while before I touch it again. I'm mostly just focusing on smaller games at the moment but I've been taking stuff from that game and implementing them into the new ones. Thanks man!

I LIKE RETRO IN NEW :D AND WAIT FOR DEAD COUNTRY 2 :p

Nice! thanks for playing, maybe there'll be a Dead County 2 in the future, we'll have to wait and see :)

ok wait :P

Hello Blake, I am late for the game but soon there's a video coming, I dont know when but maybe I will record it the next day

hey, no problem at all, take your time:)

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