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Fiend (Windows)

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When Nick Cane is sent by his Boston firm to inspect a mine in Lauder, a sleepy village tucked away in the woods of New England, his subterranean expedition unleashes a great evil. Wild wolves are on the loose, vile rats use the darkness to cover their hunt, and in the depths of a forgotten mansion something is waiting.

Fiend is a top-down, 2D tile-based game. While Nick begins unarmed, he quickly finds a gun to fight off the beasts of Lauder. Nick also collects old manuscripts to decipher the mystery of Lauder, healing tonics to cure his wounds, and inventory items to solve puzzles. Lovecraft-inspired, this freeware game finds a niche outside the traditional survival horror realm and balances action with puzzle-solving.

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Fiend Windows Mr. Smith looks a bit like HPL.
Fiend Windows Title Screen
Fiend Windows The opening text
Fiend Windows Exploring corners might unravel the mystery

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Fiendishly Fun Freeware FrightFest Terrence Bosky (5235) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars

The Press Says

Freegame.cz Nov 26, 2006 79 out of 100 79
Abandonia Reloaded Jun 15, 2007 3.5 out of 5 70
GameHippo.com Jan 07, 2002 6 out of 10 60

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Terrence Bosky (5235) added Fiend (Windows) on Jun 09, 2005