A downloadable game for Windows

 

Bitter Nights:

Case of the Bleeding Hearts

A visual novel set in the universe of Vampire: The Masquerade made during the Vampire: The Masquerade Game Jam 2022.


Follow along with the story of Malkavian private eye Ludwig Bitter as he has only three nights to investigate a murder case threatening to damage the Masquerade between vampires and mortals.

Manage your hunger and your time as you investigate leads and meet your contacts, both alive and undead, across eight major investigative scenes and hunt in the backstreets.

The decisions you make and clues you accumulate will decide the knowledge you have at hand to tie up the case in the ending sequence.

Will you close the case or end up hauled before the Prince for being even worse than your quarry?"



  • Interactive Story with impactful choices
  • manage your Hunger throughout the story
  • meet 12 different characters
  • 5 different Endings



This visual novel can be played with mouse alone.

Use the left mouse button to get the next text or use a button.

The right mouse button opens always the settings menu.

With the key ESC you can close the game at any time.



Logo Team Beissgetränke



Simon “Elegias” Gutleben
Writing
Marcel Mallon
Instagram: nastanian
Character & Background Art
Ramona Kiuntke
Website: kiu-design
GUI Art
Melina CorneliusGame Designer, Producer, Developer
TaraProofreader
Veluthi  Proofreader
BlackSherryTester                           
HornmeisterTester
das TofuTester


Special Thanks

Jonathan Witt





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This game was created as a part of Vampire: The Masquerade game jam. Events portrayed in this game are not canon within World of Darkness universe



Download

Download
BitterNights_V1_7 397 MB

Install instructions

  • Download the Zip Folder
  • Unpack the Zip Folder
  • Open the Folder
  • Double Click on the BitterNights.exe

If you downloaded a Version before V1_3 please do the following before you download the game:

  • Open a window
  • write %appData% in it
  • Delete the Folder Bitter Nights
    • or open the Folder and delete the SaveGame Data

Development log

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