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Video Game: Crypt Worlds
"You have 50 days before Dendygar ruins everything- I'll be waiting for you... Now, wake up!"
Right-click to piss on the world.

Crypt Worlds is a low-resolution-textured exploration game set in a humorously dark and morbid world. The object of the game is to stop Dendygar from destroying the world by helping the Unicorn Goddess Moronia. Or you could let Dendygar destroy the world in 50 days. There's a third ending to the game too...

There are plenty of (completely stationary) characters to talk to, most of them have something very morose to say.

"Smell that blood! Smell that bone! Even thinking about it gets me excited!... Throw some more in there, wont'cha?"

"Our mystical food vats can create food from even the most vile materials."

"My life is a void waiting to be filled with burgs."

Those are real text pieces from the characters in the game. Depending on your sense of humor, this can be very funny.

Several words in the game are square bracketed for some reason. This kind of adds to the atmosphere of the world.

Crypt Worlds can be downloaded for free here.

The game has examples of:

  • All There in the Manual: The game comes with a folder called Dictionarre Crypticus which contains pictures explaining more of the game's lore. Part of it is a diagram of the Crypt Plains which seems to be showing that the world is seperated into four quadrants. None of it is mentioned in the game.
  • And I Must Scream: They don't appear to mind, but none of the other NP Cs ever really move. They kinda just stand there.
    • Some characters are both aligned horizontally and stuck in a wall.
  • Eldritch Abomination: The Chaos God. Also destroys everything if you awaken it, turning the world red and removing (almost) all the people and items.
  • Eldritch Location: It's possible to make a wrong move and end up in the "Glitch World". This is not a real glitch, but it does weird things to you and does not fit anywhere with the world as you know it. Once you've beaten the inactive boss, you don't get to go there again.
  • Golden Ending: You see this if you help the Unicorn Goddess by collecting her [Goddess Relics]. It's quite an experience. Do this if you want to see a happy outcome, in the world that was previously bleak and insane for comedic effect.
  • Jump Scare: Check your volume before pissing on one of the archeologists.
  • Let's Play: There is a fair amount of these for Crypt Worlds, but most series don't reach the end of the game.
  • Lightmare Fuel: Most of the exchanges between characters in the game. Even the creator's tweets are like this.
  • No Bulk Discounts
  • Paranoia Fuel: Careful with sleeping, sometimes if you do it too much, you are literally sent to Hell where the cultists are trying to awaken The Chaos God and you must stand in the waiting room before the door opens and you can leave.
  • Stealth Prequel: In the game files there is another game called Horrible Screaming Murderer that leads into the main game.
  • Surreal Horror: Happens a lot in the game. Sometimes played for laughs.
  • Surprisingly Sudden Death: Not entirely a part of the game, but the official description says "In our world, you can die at any time, for no reason whatsoever." Then it goes on to say that this fact inspired the game.
    • Sometimes characters in the rooms bug out when you try talk to them and turn into glitchy floating pixels forever. This was intentional.
  • The Prophecy: Some pictures on the wall of The Tunnels depict a 'hero' and his task. Clicking each one reveals the story of The Chosen One collecting the three Tears of God and using them to awaken The Chaos God. If you want a bad ending, you can actually do this.
  • Unicorn: The Unicorn Goddess Moronia. Also acts as something of a damsel in distress, because she can't do anything until you collect her 5 [Goddess Relics]note .
  • Ominous Visual Glitch: Sometimes clicking on an NPC will cause it to glitch out, turning into random red and yellow pixels, and say incoherently formed sentences.
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