50 Games Like Through the Woods for Linux

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Night in the Woods, Rise of Insanity, and Soma are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Reliefs released the 7 September 2018 and ranked #46, Radiant One released the 25 July 2018 and ranked #8, Deadly Silence released the 18 June 2018 and ranked #40.

50 Games like Through the Woods for Linux, daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes third-person horror games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Through the Woods is a third-person Norse horror adventure set in a forest on the western shores of Norway that tells the story of a mother and her missing son.

3# Soma - 2015

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SOMA is a sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games, creators of the groundbreaking Amnesia and Penumbra series. The radio is dead, food is running out, and the machines have started to think they are people. Underwater facility PATHOS-II has suffered an intolerable isolation and we’re going to have to make some tough decisions. What can be done? What makes sense? What is left to fight for? SOMA is a sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games, the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent. It is an unsettling story about identity, consciousness, and what it means to be human.

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4# Amnesia Collection - 2016

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is a survival horror video game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games. The game is an indirect sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, developed and produced by Frictional Games. The game is a survival horror game played from a first-person perspective. The game's level design has been touted as "significantly different" from that of The Dark Descent, with larger areas and outdoor environments included.

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5# Dark Echo - 2015

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Trapped in darkness, you must use visualized sound to guide your way through threatening environments. The sounds you create will bounce off obstacles, revealing the shape of the surrounding world. It won't be long before your only way of sensing the world attracts a horrifying evil that devours both sound and souls.

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7# Outlast 2 - 2017

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Outlast 2 introduces you to Sullivan Knoth and his followers, who left our wicked world behind to give birth to Temple Gate, a town, deep in the wilderness and hidden from civilization. Knoth and his flock are preparing for the tribulations of the end of times and you’re right in the thick of it.

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9# the static speaks my name - 2015

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A dark/sad/weird/funny first person exploration game. You play a man on his last night alive as he obsesses over a mysterious painting. More of a story game in that it emphasizes mood and character over gameplay. Takes ten minutes to play and has "next-gen" features like a shrimp tank.

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10# Conarium - 2017

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Conarium is a chilling Lovecraftian game following the gripping story of four scientists and their endeavour to challenge what we normally consider to be the 'absolute' limits of nature. You, as Frank Gilman, awaken in a room filled with strange, pulsating noises and lights, emanating from a curious device on the table. You recall your location as Upuaut, an Antarctic base, but it is deserted, and you have a distinct feeling of something being terribly wrong.

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14# Detention - 2017

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Detention is a atmospheric horror game set in 1960s Taiwan under martial law. Incorporated religious elements based in Taiwanese/Chinese culture and mythology, the game provided players with unique graphics and gaming experience.

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15# Caffeine - 2015

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Caffeine is a quirky first person adventure game with environmental puzzles and a dab of psychological horror. Set in the near future, the entire population of Earth is vigorously addicted to coffee. You awaken aboard one of these caffeine mining stations alone.

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16# Black Mirror - 2017

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Blood is not always thicker than water. Scotland, 1926. Following the suicide of his father, David Gordon visits his ancestral home for the first time in his life. A life that is soon threatened by the dark secrets that claimed the sanity of many Gordons before him. Tormented by nightmares and waking dreams for all his life, David fears that it might be his destiny to follow in his father’s footsteps, down a path that leads to madness, and death. Is there really a Curse that has been haunting his family, like his father believed? It is up to David to uncover the horrible truths, buried under generations of silence and fathoms of stone. Black Mirror Castle demands an offering... "I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity." Edgar Allen Poe Like in the original graphic adventure trilogy, the Gothic Horror genre and its unique atmosphere of madness and psychological distress remains at the heart of Black Mirror. The point-and-click gameplay of the original trilogy served as the basis for the re-imagined gameplay, which focuses on close-up investigation and interaction with nightmarish visions that plague the protagonist of the game David Gordon. "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." Edgar Allan Poe Gameplay Like in the original graphic adventure trilogy, the Gothic Horror genre and its unique atmosphere of madness and psychological distress remains at the heart of Black Mirror. The point-and-click gameplay of the original trilogy served as the basis for the re-imagined gameplay, which focuses on close-up investigation and interaction with nightmarish visions that plague the protagonist of the game David Gordon. Key Features • A modern re-imagining of the acclaimed gothic-horror adventure series • Interactions with vision-like apparitions which help you learn more about the past of your family • Eerie atmosphere focusing on the horrors of the mind, in the style of EA Poe and HP Lovecraft • High quality voice acting from a compelling ensemble cast

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17# Red Haze - 2017

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You know, my dear, it isn't safe... To wander and creep while oh so weak. In the abandoned, the rotten, the decayed. Society has forgotten you; it won't lift a finger for that which is tossed away. You're just prey that the true prowlers who lay in shadows await to feast upon.

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19# Layers of Fear - 2015

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Layers of Fear is a first-person psychedelic horror game with a heavy focus on story and exploration. Players take control of a painter whose sole purpose is to finish his Magnum Opus. The player must navigate through both a constantly changing Victorian-era mansion and ghastly visions of the painter’s fragile and crumbling psyche.

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20# Among the Sleep - 2014

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Among the Sleep is a psychological horror game where you get to play as a two year old child. You get to experience the world through the eyes of a toddler with a vivid imagination that could easily scare your pants off. Welcome to an atmospheric horror game with an eerie feeling of helplessness. You are abruptly awoken one night and find the house completely dark and empty. You start searching for your mother, but she is nowhere to be found. What you find is a teddy bear that warns you that everything is not all right and that it is crucial to find out what is going on. This is the start of your dark adventure in the world of a scared child.

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22# Monstrum - 2015

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Monstrum takes the traditional survival horror formula and remixes it completely with procedurally generated levels, permadeath, and AI driven predators, ensuring that nowhere on its derelict cargo ship is ever truly safe.

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25# Outlast - 2013

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Hell is an experiment you can't survive in Outlast, a first-person survival horror game developed by veterans of some of the biggest game franchises in history. As investigative journalist Miles Upshur, explore Mount Massive Asylum and try to survive long enough to discover its terrible secret... if you dare.

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