A FAst-paced,  ever-changing, surreal survival game from the tangled woods of old-timey Wisconsin.


Ghost stories are fun... but Goat stories are better. The Goatman Cometh is a short-story survival game (yeah, we just invented the genre... maybe) where the rules are simple and gameplay is quick: survive an ever-changing landscape long enough to escape the legendary Goatman of Hogback Ridge. Easy, right?

No. Wrong. You are completely mistaken sir/madam! It's pretty stinkin' hard.

The story takes place in rural West Bend, WI just after the end of the Civil War. A soldier of the North, Nathaniel Clayton, returns home to marry his sweetheart Sarah from years before the brutal conflict, and upon doing so, the two are married and set out to start their lives together on a homestead in the quiet countryside of Washington County, WI. But along their horse-drawn travels, a wagon wheel is damaged on the crudely-made Hogsback Road (a real road, still there today!) and the newlyweds must come to grips with their situation: Nathaniel needs to find help and fast.  Things go sour... and he doesn't return as the evening fades to a dim light, and then to darkness (pretty much the setup for any good haunted legend).

That's where your survival story begins...

 
 

This is the strange, terrifying tale of a supernatural spook that supposedly still haunts the wild woods and rolling eskers which define the spooky landscape of Washington County, WI. even to this day. You'll have to play the game to see the rest...

 

 
 

3 bullets. 1 goatman.  almost 640 acres to run away. use what limited resources you find to buy time as you quickly search for a way out!

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ABANDONED CABIN TRIALS!


ABANDONED CABINs: never great places to hide, and they usually end in tragedy.  do your best to survive 10 minutes while the goatman does his best to eat you!

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FIND A WAY OUT.


finding aN ESCAPE is harder than it seems. there's only one exit from these wild hills, and it moves. the rules change, puzzles evolve, and time always runs out.

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A FORGOTTEN PATH...


LOSE YOURSELF IN A wilderness that holds dark, goat-filled secrets! DESPERATELY search through abandoned farmsteads, flooded cemeteries, and dark forests TO FIND THE EXIT FROM HOG'SBACK ROAD.

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