Are you a fan of the creepy ‘Slenderman’ game Slender, but maybe you wish it looked a bit better? Perhaps the game would be better in Valve’s Source Engine, no?
Some folks over at ModDB agree, and they’re working on a source-engine game/mod inspired by Parsec’s Slender. Slender: Source is a work-in-progress now, with only a few screenshots to show (really, just one), but it’s a doozy of a screenshot.
From the ModDB description:
So, how are we trying to make our version different [from Parsec's game]? Simple. Four
players will be playing as teenagers who are sent out on a dare to try
and find/discover the myth behind the Slenderman. The game will then
thrust these players into a variety of environments where they must find
15 dolls (which resemble creepy children) and collect them without
being killed by the Slenderman. The game has no time limit, and the only
goals by the players is to survive, and collect these dolls. Once all
of the dolls have been collected the game will end. There is no combat,
and no way to defend yourself.
The Slenderman will be able to kill you within one hit, so try to
avoid him as much as possible. We also are not restricting players to
one environment, so upon release of the mod/game players will be able to
explore two different kinds of environments when playing the game. The
first being the standard woods that you’ve come to see in the Unity
title, as well as an abandoned hospital. So, two maps upon release that
should take roughly 30 minutes to an hour to complete, but don’t fret!
With teamwork, and proper thinking you should be able to complete the
maps/levels without dying. We have a ton of levels planned for this
game, but we’ll only be shipping with two maps to start out, and
hopefully finish off with around 8.
While I do think that the paranoid solo aspect is what made Slender fun, watching other people play the game is a lot of fun, so maybe multiplayer would be, too. Looking forward to giving this a go, regardless.