A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

This is a remake of my first Unity project from 2016.

In the Morning Turns to Ash is a first-person narrative game poem about a man who tries to come to grips with his father's recent death by returning to the wilderness retreat where they used to camp together.

The game takes 20-25 minutes to complete and is designed to be played in one sitting.

It's a game about fathers and sons, parents and children, regrets and love.

CONTROLS

WASD                 = move

Mouse                = look around

Escape               = menu

MEDIA COVERAGE

A nice write-up about the game on IndieGamesPlus.


More from this developer: https://johnvanderhoef.itch.io

Install instructions

Windows

1) Download the file; 2) unzip the file; 3) open the .exe file.

Mac

1) Download the file; 2) unzip the file; 3) open the .app file. 4) Control + Left Mouse click file, select Open.

Download

Download
In the Morning Turns to Ash_Data.zip 314 MB
Download
In the Morning Turns to Ash.app.zip 320 MB

Comments

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A beautiful narrative journey of self-healing and self-discovery, done with a soothing voice that feels alive. Graphically an astounding piece of art as well. Only fools would miss out on this. It is profound.

That is my review and I gave you five starts. Anything less would be criminal.

Thanks!

Beautiful scenery and great voice acting, only thing that slightly annoys me is the head boobing. I get the effect it can have, and it's nice in the start but it kinda makes me feel sick after a while, just wish there was an option to turn it off in the settings.

A very nice game with super graphics and great sound. The voice acting is superb and tells a really good story. Another fantastic game John. Keep em coming... :)

Thanks, Kevx. I appreciate all the small games you give exposure to through your videos. There are so many games on here that it's nice to visit your channel to see a sampling.

Very nicely put together. An easy going adventure with a great tale. Weel done.

wobblyfootgamer

Thanks for playing!