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The Visitor is a flash game series consisting of three games made by Zeebarf of ClickShake Games.

The Visitor and The Visitor Returns are point and click Adventure Games, while Massacre at Camp Happy is a maze game where one fights enemies.

The Visitor later moved onto mobile devices, with a mobile port of the original entry along with new installments:

  • The Visitor: Ep. 1 - Kitty Cat Carnage
  • The Visitor Ep. 2 - Sleepover Slaughter
  • The Visitor Ep. 3 - House Party Havoc (coming soon)

In The Visitor series in general, one takes the role of a pink, leech-like alien parasitoidnote  who absorbs DNA from the animals and people it kills.

Not to be confused with the 2007 Thomas McCarthy film.

Tropes appearing in the Visitor

  • Aerosol Flamethrower: See The Alcoholic below.
  • The Alcoholic: The old man at the camper table in Returns is so deep in his cups that he only reacts to being set on fire with Dull Surprise and smothers the flames on his arm. It's enough to distract him and allow the visitor to kill him, however. Though given that his reaction upon seeing the Visitor is to instantly skewer it with a thrown knife, it's possible he's simply a badass.
  • All Webbed Up: Eating a spider allows for this in Returns.
  • Artistic License – Biology: The Visitor uses 100 percent of the biomass it ingests.
  • Battle Couple: In Returns. The man thinks nothing of his arm being lit on fire and will immediately counter with a throwing knife if he sees the Visitor, whereas the woman is a crack shot with a revolver.
  • Beware My Stinger Tail: Consuming a scorpion gives you a stinger tail.
  • Black Dude Dies First: Inverted in Massacre at Camp Happy. The one black dude in the game dies last.
  • Black Eyes of Evil: You get these at the end of the first game.
  • Body Horror: You play as an alien worm that invades the bodies of living things and eats them from the inside out. So yes, there's quite a bit of this.
  • Came from the Sky: You come out of a meteorite in each game.
  • Canon Discontinuity: Massacre at Camp Happy was so reviled that they made Returns another point-and-click adventure game where you can keep the abilities of the animals you eat as an apology (combining animal traits wasn't present in Massacre because it would have been too easy if you could).
  • Cannibalism Superpower:
    • Eating an animal gives you some of its abilities. Eating a person results in the parasite becoming humanoid.
    • In Massacre at Camp Happy, if your monster dies, its corpse becomes a health pickup on your next try.
  • Chest Burster: You can erupt out of your first host in Returns.
  • Crossover: The parasites are a major antagonist in The Several Journeys of Reemus.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: There's a variety of ways that the Visitor's enemies die, like getting eaten from the inside out, or impaling their head on a knife, etc.
  • Delicious Distraction: Quite a number of animals are distracted via food, such as the small bird and the flies in the first game, and the raccoon, skunk, and spider in Returns.
  • Deadly Rotary Fan: One of the cats in Kitty Cat Carnage gets splattered across the walls by one of these.
  • Discard and Draw: Unlike in the point-and-click games, the abilities gained from consuming animals in Camp Happy are mutually exclusive. The ability gained from devouring one animal will override the previous one you had.
  • "Everybody Dies" Ending: It's possible for everyone, including the alien, to die in one of the endings of the first game.
  • Eyeless Face: The Visitor is like this for most of the games except the end of the first.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: In Massacre at Camp Happy, the parasite can only attack animals smaller than itself. The object of the game is to eat all the campers, and there's a good chance you'll be significantly smaller than the targeted human of the level.
  • Genre Blind: Apparently, none of the denizens of Camp Happy have ever seen a horror movie in their lives. And probably won't after you're done with them.
  • Humans Are Special: The parasite really wants to eat one but won't go after them without a host of animal-based superpowers, and the Golden Ending of Returns is where you do and become humanoid, rather than brutally dismembering one or getting shot to pieces.
  • Insectoid Alien:
    • The death slug's original form looks like a grub.
    • In Returns, you can become one by killing a scorpion and spider.
  • Love Triangle: Technically a Love Quadrilateral between the three girls and one guy in Sleepover. You get to resolve this... by exploiting it to kill all of them.
  • MacGyvering: The mobile games heavily downplay the worm's assimilation abilities (it never appears in Kitty Cat Carnage, and is used only once in Sleepover Slaughter) in favor of using the surroundings in creative ways.
  • Metamorphosis Monster: By way of assimilating DNA from its kills.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: With closeups, you can see that the creature has lots of teeth.
  • Multiple Endings: In the first game:
  • Mutually Exclusive Power-Ups: The animal utility abilities in Massacre at Camp Happy. You can only have one at a time: claws allow the alien to pass through bushes, fins allow it to swim and pass through water passages, and wings allow it to fly over water and holes but not through bushes.
  • Never Mess with Granny: Let the old lady in Kitty Cat Carnage see the worm, and she'll skewer it on her hairpin.
  • Night Swim Equals Death: Massacre at Camp Happy has two people out taking a dip at night. Enter the alien worm.
  • Orifice Invasion:
  • Rasputinian Death: The third cat in Kitty Cat Carnage gets the single most drawn-out death in the series. You have to cut down the pole it's sitting on and make it hit its head, drop a vase on its head, electrocute it, shoot it twice with a shotgun, decapitate it, burn its body, stab it in the head with a knife, and then mount its head over the fireplace before it finally stays dead. Apparently this particular cat really does have nine lives.
  • Slashed Throat:
  • Smelly Skunk: Eating a skunk gives the parasite the ability to spray foul-smelling gas. Said skunk also acts as an obstacle by gassing the parasite whenever it gets close.
  • Tear Off Your Face: The first victim in Sleepover. The face comes in handy for fooling another victim later.
  • Things That Go "Bump" in the Night: Invoked. The parasite can become a monster under someone's bed.
  • To Serve Man: The one ending of the first game results in you eating the survivor.
  • Unexpected Gameplay Change: The player controls the visitor as he consumes humans. The last scene of the first game changes protagonists to give the player a chance to save the human.
  • Villain Protagonist: You're a vicious alien parasitoid that kill creatures to steal their abilities to kill people.
  • Weak, but Skilled: The worm is an alien that can assimilate the abilities of anything it eats, but it's still just a small worm that gets splattered if it goes toe-to-toe with anything bigger than itself. The puzzle-solving in the game is for finding ways to get the drop on those things without facing them head-on.
  • You Will Be Assimilated: What the worm does with all of those hapless animals that get in its way.


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The Visitor

After the alien has already killed the entire family, there is one ending where if you use the Electrified Bathtub strategy on the alien, it gets fried, but then uses its tongue to decapitate the remaining survivor as a Last Breath Bullet before dying.

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