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Nitemare 3D - Episode 1 is an adventure into the world of bats, ghouls, monsters, and more.

Enter the house of the evil Dr. Hamerstein aided by his host of nasty minions. He has captured your beloved sweetheart, Penelope, and imprisoned her to carry out his evil experiments.

As Hugo, you venture into the horrific world of Dr. Hamerstein on your perilous quest for Penelope and a mystical mirror which leads to the "other side". The mission to rescue Penelope will not be an easy one. Not only must you defeat the crazed inhabitants of the house including Dr. Hamerstein himself, you must also solve numerous puzzles along the way, some of which are easy, some not quite so easy! Finally, your journey will take you through a mystical mirror to the "other side" where you will confront Dr. Hamerstein who is holding poor Penelope captive.

From David P Gray, author of the popular HUGO trilogy, Nitemare 3D is played from the first person perspective.


Nitemare-3D Windows 3.x You get to fight bats...
Nitemare-3D DOS Potions restore our health
Nitemare-3D Windows 3.x ... skeletons and all the other "scary" things.
Nitemare-3D DOS A very common enemy. There must somehow be a factory for Frankenstein monsters around here.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Plasma Core" -- episode 2 (registered) of Nitemare-3D
  • "Nitemare-3D: The Complete Trilogy" -- American Software Laboratories release title
  • "Nite Mare 3D" -- Australian title
  • "Nitemare 3-D" -- Ingame title
  • "Hugo 4" -- Informal title
  • "Death or Glory" -- episode 3 (registered) of Nitemare-3D
  • "A House Of Horrors" -- first (shareware) episode of Nitemare-3D

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A more obscure, seemingly unprofessional, however fun game. DOS J. David Taylor (28)
Fun 3D shooting game, it could have been better. DOS Andrew Shepard (1237)
Is this a game or a sick joke? DOS Satoshi Kunsai (1816)

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On January 31, 1996, Nitemare-3D (Windows) was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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