A downloadable game

American Angst is now available on Steam in a Steam Deluxe Edition including Bonus Content: 2 Mini Games and a Short Story Epilogue that won't be available in the itch.io version of the game.

You wake up in pitch black darkness. You know not where you are. You know not who you are. And they’re trying to kill you... 

Imagine a horror novel where you get to make the choices and decide how the story plays out: Welcome to American Angst, a text-based multiple-choice survival horror interactive fiction, combining RPG elements and turn-based combat with dark humor and satire.

A choice-based game / novel, you try to escape from an underground prison complex – all the while suffering from amnesia, fighting off guards seeking your death, and slowly unravelling the mystery that brought you to this place, as you traverse the thin line between survival and revenge…


  • Five distinct endings plus variations: Even minor decisions impact the narrative
  • Replay value: The full story unfolds through the different endings
  • Monitor your stats: Health, panic status, inventory, weapons, ...
  • Turn-based Combat System
  • Autosave and Checkpoints
  • Text-based, no graphics or sound effects: Your imagination is your best friend and worst enemy
  • Warning: Graphic Violence, Explicit Language, Dark Humor, Gore
  • 70k words
  • Approx. 45 - 60 minutes of estimated play time (depending on your pace and choices you make)

American Angst is coming to itch.io soon – check it out on Steam!

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From the creator:

"American Angst is a pastiche of slasher, survival horror, dungeon crawler and RPG games, influenced by 70s exploitation horror flicks and video nasties like The Hills have Eyes and The Last House on the Left, as well as films like Cube, Hostel and Running Man, or games like Resident Evil and Dead Space. American Angst is my first foray into game creation with Twine. It started as an experiment but quickly scaled to a larger pet project. I welcome your constructive criticism." – M3G1DD0 aka Misha Verollet


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Sounds neat, will definitely be keeping an eye on the project as it develops!


Thank you! I will be updating soon. The project is progressing steadily.