Highlands, Deep Waters


Description of App: 

While investigating a murder in a small Scottish town, you’ll find yourself embroiled in a world of secrets, cultists, and abyssal horror. What are you willing to do to solve the case? And what will you do when you don’t like the answer?

"Highlands, Deep Waters" is a 340,000 word interactive horror novel by Fernando B Neves and Lucas Zaper, where your choices control the story. It's entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

• Play as an insightful Detective, a resourceful Criminal or a mysterious Scholar. • Gather and interpret clues with the Deduction system. Will you solve the case? • Face the hidden truths that derange your mind with the Sanity system. • A carefully crafted town including hand-drawn maps, unique history and peculiar inhabitants. • Play as a male, female, gay or straight. The Abyssal Ones treat everyone just the same.

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Accessibility Comments: 

Fully accessible with voice-over.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

This is a game with many paths, yet I can only describe it with 2 words. Utter horror. You've been warned. After reading all the comments on the choice of games forum, As well as playing myself, I'm actually surprised that the game's age rating is 12+ and not 17+. Oh well, who am I to argue?

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