A downloadable horror game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Dead basement by J.I.J.® by games(@Jekirutu ®)


Where am I? Why is this happening? Why am I here? What is this place?...

You've woke up in an unknown house. The door behind you is locked. The only way you can go is down the ladders that you've found... When you go down you're in a basement. What will you find there...?


Dead Basement is a realtime 3D horror game. Features over 1h of gameplay, various different mechanics, great stylized graphics, horror athmosphere, extra content and challenges for those who have beaten the game. Go through over 150 rooms without knowing what awaits in the next one.


You can also download the game on GameJolt.



On keyboard:

  • WASD or arrow keys - move
  • Space - jump (You can only jump while moving)
  • Q - quit to main menu

This game will auto-save your progress!


Operating systems supported:

  • Windows (7 or higher, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • MAC OS X (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Linux (64-bit required)

DEMO 2 game size: 114MB+

Full game size: 310MB+



Game by:

@Jekirutu (story, graphics, programming, ...)

Sounds and music:

ZapSplat (SFX), @Jekirutu (Sound editing, adittional SFX), etc. (Music, SFX and other sounds)

Playtested by:


©, 2019-2020 J.I.J.® productions (Jekirutu®): games, TV, pictures, websites, ...


Full version release date: 21st June 2020

Original 2D early access release date: 30th August 2019

3D early access release date: 24th November 2019


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Updated 21 days ago
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date 91 days ago
AuthorJ.I.J® games
Made withUnity
Tags3D, Horror, jekirutu, Singleplayer, Unity
Average sessionAbout an hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
LinksGameJolt, Website, Community, YouTube


Dead basement - full version 341 MB
Dead basement - Low-spec (Windows only) 105 MB
Dead basement DEMO 2 182 MB
Dead basement DEMO 1.3.2. 154 MB

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A game inspired by spooky's house of jumpscares , you navigate the many rooms, getting closer to the answer with each one you complete.

There is a great atmosphere in the game when it first starts off and it does feel genuinely creepy and disturbing.

However the game quickly becomes a downward spiral of broken gameplay mechanics and shenanigans which ruin the game completely here are the ones i encountered :

1. There is a big lag between you getting to the exit doors and then the door actually letting you through,this also applies to notes and objects.

2. In doors where the player can die ... you are insta-killed without even getting a chance to move no matter how much you anticipate it.

3. (this may be intentional) but on the final rooms where the alarms are blaring way too loudly! The spirit moves so incredibly fast you cannot even finish that particular level.

The game itself has potential if things are ironed out but as it stands the game in its current state is a big thumbs down due to all the borked mechanics that take all the enjoyment out of it.

Thank you for your feedback!

This is my first horror game so your comment was very helpful to me.

I'm working on an update in which I'll try to fix these issues.


This is a great game, just had trouble seeing and didn't know what to do but is great developing.


This is a great game. I haven't finished just yet but the gameplay really has that spooky feeling. One thing to consider is the texture fo the walls and floor. The floor does feel a bit too shiny.

Along with that, is it possible to make the corridors slightly narrower because in darker places, you end up bumping into walls a lot.

Great game. Hope to see improvement.


I played the game.

It plays to fast. and the textures/doors are a bit to big.

maybe u can make a Object to find. so we know as player that we must find a key or something instead.

Great job(Y)