A downloadable game for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

This game is currently in early development for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Black Feather Forest is a 2D adventure game inspired by true events and Haida mythology, as well as things like True Detective, Fargo, Bright Falls, Kentucky Route Zero, Puzzle Agent and Detective Grimoire.

You play as Sofia, a documentary maker, and together with your cameraman Caleb you travel to the town of Augier's Peak, up in the wilderness of rural Canada, where three people have gone missing recently.

You are free to travel around town, where you will meet a handful of inhabitants that all have their own reasons to help you discover what happened - or not. You gather clues by talking to people and combining pieces of evidence and statements to slowly try to figure out who or what is behind all this.

More information

Published126 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, Mac OS X, Linux
Tags2D, Detective, haida, journalist, murder, Mystery, mythology
LicenseAll rights reserved
Asset licenseAll rights reserved
Average durationA few hours
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
Player countSingleplayer

Install instructions

Important note for MacOS users:

MacOS by default does not allow applications from 'unidentified developers' to run. This basically means I would have to get a $99 license just to get my apps to open. Instead, you can follow this guide from Apple to learn how to open apps you've downloaded from the internet. It's a hassle, I know, but thanks for taking the time.


BlaFF alpha v1.3_Win.zip (26 MB)
BlaFF alpha v1.3_MacOS.zip (28 MB)
BlaFF alpha v1.3_Linux.zip (9 MB)


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AMAZINGGGGG Demo Hedgefield. I had a blast playing it and I was soooo sad that it was over that quickly because I wanted to play more!!! I really loved the demo, right of the bat, I was reeled into the story and I immediately got interested in it. Also the art is completely GORGEOUS!!! I made a playthrough of it as well. https://youtu.be/QoTg2Q5vE-8

Hey Will, thanks for the kind words! It's so great to hear you enjoyed the demo, and thanks for making a Let's Play of it, it was really fun to watch, and gave me some new ideas. Seeing people play the game and get excited makes me excited to continue working on it :)

When there is something new to play I'll definitely let you know!

I really liked this demo. The dialogue options were fun and really let you give the characters personalities. I look forward to seeing this project grow.

One bug I noticed is I think it is showing Marge's character portrait during what is suppose to be some of Caleb's dialogue.

One other thing is when I downloaded the Windows demo and tried to run it I got an error saying the Mono.dll was not found. I work with unity as well so I just copied the Mono.dll from a build of a personal project and then the demo worked but you probably want to double check the zip.

Thanks! Yeah I noticed the conversation with Marge still has a few quirks, I'll fix those soon. And thanks for the heads-up on that dll, I just upgraded the project to the latest version of Unity to make this build, so maybe something went wrong there.

All fixed now!