A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

A new narrative game by the developer of Rainswept:

Sid is a fiction author struggling with a creative block, attempting to recapture the feelings of inspiration he felt when he was younger. In order to pay the bills, he needs to think up a story and apply for a grant - the deadline is today - a lazy Sunday in the middle of summer.

On this Sunday, his struggle is disturbed by an invitation to attend an unavoidable family obligation - The place Sid grew up in is about to be sold, and his mother wants him to come home for a small party so he can say goodbye to it. With the deadline approaching and his creative juices having frozen, this is not something he's looking forward to.

Join Sid as he reluctantly journeys back home, meets old friends, relives memories and attempts to kick start his creativity back into gear. Also take part in his creative process as you play through interactive sections depicting the story he's attempting to write.

Forgotten Fields is a warm, cozy game about nostalgia, creativity, appreciating the present, and the passage of time - a meditation on impermanence and the shortness of life.

Features

  • A story focused on nostalgia and time that is sure to linger in your mind long after you've finished the game.
  • Deep characters with interwoven histories and well developed backstories.
  • A warm, atmospheric game world with a slice-of-life setting.
  • Vibrant visual style combined with a cinematic presentation.

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Previews

“Rather than emphasizing the tension and the stress through extensive dialogue or exposition, Forgotten Fields lets the feelings speak for themselves.” - The Escapist

“Forgotten Fields is presented in a simple but stylish third person art style and is much more focused on character-driven narrative than puzzle-solving.” - Adventure Gamers

"A trip home well worth taking" - Alpha Beta Gamer

"“There is a distinct attraction to the time of one’s formative years. Enter Forgotten Fields, an indie game that plays devil’s advocate for such indulgence.” - Keen Gamer

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Website: https://www.forgottenfieldsgame.com/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/frostwood_int
Discord: https://discord.gg/Nwe5ePT
Press kit: https://www.forgottenfieldsgame.com/presskit.html


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Forgotten Fields Win32 Demo.zip 547 MB
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Forgotten Fields Win64 Demo.zip 553 MB
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Forgotten Fields Mac Demo.app.zip 581 MB
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Forgotten Fields Linux Demo.zip 585 MB

Development log

Comments

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Hi there,

thank you for creating such a wonderful and enjoyable game. <3 We wrote a German review about it: https://gamers-palace.de/forgotten-fields-pc-im-test-von-aufbruch-inspiration-er...

GAMEPLAY WALKTHROUGH (POSTED FOR LAST TIME)

I played this in a random games video the graphics look nice the gameplay is simple but I still enjoyed it overall 

There may be a bug. When the configure screen opens, it's fine. However, it crashes right after the Unity logo fades. I have tried every combination of both graphics, and size, none of which will work. Please fix this, it looks great!

Try launching it and leaving it for a bit. There seems to be an issue with Unity when if you click/ hit a key when it's loading, it hangs/ crashes.

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I like graphics

I loved the graphics and small conversations in the small town. Those friendly yet rough communications are something we have lost in the city. Unfortunately, I couldn't make good personal connections with the game. However, this slow and nostalgic feelings will bring good vibes to players.

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Thank you <3

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This was a delight! In the midst of all the action, horror and rage platformer games it was really lovely to just wander into a laid-back world of quiet neighbourhoods and relaxing countryside.

Of course, being a writer struggling for inspiration with a deadline looming is kinda stressful, but I feel like the story being set up here will end things with a lovely little resolution after our intrepid novelist reconnects with family and friends, all the while receiving a nice creative spark for his fictional world.

Interspersing the real world and world of Sid's novel is a great little idea, and I'm really looking forward to seeing how that plays out in the full game.

I did run into a couple of game-breaking bugs when I played through the demo, but every time I reached out to the dev I got a pretty swift response. So that's worth some extra brownie points for sure =)

I dig it. The first person was jank in every sense of the word, but the rest was an intriguing teaser for the full release

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hch514eSG8&feature=youtu.be

Thanks for playing and streaming the game! The first person sections are being worked on and have been improved in the latest patch as well.

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Hi, and thanks for this game!
As a small feedback, In game settings menù there is a bug with the Music slider because SFX is fully audable only if "Music" level is above 0%, otherwise if Music is turned off some environment sound effect (like wind and animals sounds) seems turned off even if SFX is set at 100%.

Thanks

Thanks for the feedback. and for playing the game! :)

beautiful i cant really belive this was great

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I really was liking it up until the First Person sections. The head bobbing was so intense that while I muscled through the first part the 2nd first person section trying to get through the gate I got extremely nauseous and had to stop playing. I'd tone down the default head bob drastically and add an option to fully remove it as it's a common nausa issue.

Good luck with your kickstarter, it was enjoyable for what I got to play.

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Thanks for the feedback! I'll improve the head bob

I sense a lot of family drama at the dinner Sid is going to. But I'm sure things will be alright in the end. :)

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:) Thanks for playing!

This was great! The game really has you feel like you're in the shoes of a writer. Can't wait for the full release.

Thank you so much for playing! Really enjoyed watching that :) Btw, to answer your question (though you may have already found out by now) the game is set in my hometown - Goa, India.

Do you have any devlogs about the game ?

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I'll be starting soon! Will be posting them here as well.

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Loved it! Very excited for the full game. 

Awesome, thank you for streaming it! :)

seems pretty nice !

Thank you! :)