Midnight Scenes Ep.1: The Highway
A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
Claire Barnes is about to discover what kind of horrors lurk in the darkness of a deserted road.
In tonight's episode The Highway, we follow Claire on her attempt to resume her journey after an unexpected obstacle appears in front of her car.
"Midnight Scenes are the perfect Halloween weekend bite-sized games."
— The Verge
"This tiny adventure is a perfect slice of The Twilight Zone."
Turn off the lights and enter the mysterious world of Midnight Scenes: The Highway.
- First in a series of short horror tales with adventure elements by Octavi Navarro; creator of Pixels Huh and artist on games like Thimbleweed Park and Photographs.
- Atmospheric black and white pixel art, inspired on horror and mystery shows from the 60's like The Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits.
- Eerie soundtrack written by Navarro himself.
Welcome to a dimension of horror. Welcome to Midnight Scenes.
This game is completely free, but if you enjoyed it and would like to help with the creation of future titles, please consider buying a copy for the price of your choice or support my work on Patreon.
And don't forget to rate the game!! It helps a lot.
Thank you! :) <3
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|Tags||2D, 8-Bit, Atmospheric, Dark, Horror, Mystery, Pixel Art, Point & Click, Spooky, supernatural|
|Average session||A few minutes|
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I played I loved it and it gave me goosebumps when I saw deadbody and that kid. I recorded it but it wasn't funny so I played ur other game
Here's your other game I played it's really funny
-Made a Video.
This video is made year ago but i forgot to share it. but i still remember how good this game is.
Wow this was great short adventure. I definitely felt like wanting more. You did a great job with the pixel art and storytelling. I am looking forward to more from you! I think a whole series of these adventure would be epic.
I made a video on this is was a really good game and i enjoyed playing it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frys45wzARQ&t=246s
Quisiera que esté en español :c
This is 10/10, I wish it was longer but the story told was amazing and truth be told, it ended exactly where it should have as it left me wanting more (contradictory I know). I just realised you were part of the Thimbleweed park, and can completely see why this was such a hidden gem. LOVE IT
Midnight Scenes: The Highway may not go "all the way" in terms of scares or disturbing imagery, but it's Twilight Zone aesthetic and simple puzzles make it fun and enjoyable.
Love this developer's work!
I love the black and white mood so much!!
OHH MY GOD!! THATS A NICE GAMEE.... LOVE YOU FROM INDONESIA :)))
I'm still waiting for the new episode!!! :)
Sweet game! Will you be making more? I hope so.
so intrigued by this game and ready to play the next episode... many thanks to you for giving me the creeps!!
For some reason this game needs to be updated for it to work on my mac, is it not optimized for macos catalina?
It only works on 32bit MacOS, sorry. Developing for Catalina requires a yearly fee and expensive hardware, which made me decide against it.
I have a random suggestion, feel free to ignore:
I have an old beat up 2010 Macbook that I installed Windows on so I can actually play games! :P So to other gamers that only have a mac, I highly recommend creating a partition (Boot Camp). If you haven't heard of it, basically that means you keep your regular mac operating system and can use that as normal (for web browsing or whatever) Buuuut, you also have the ability to switch to Windows whenever you want to download/play pc games. (You just choose whether you want to boot up into OS X or Windows whenever you power on your computer) It took me a few tries to set it all up correctly, but it was well worth it.
story is very amazing and the art work is very cool
please visit my gameplay
This is really well done, love the pixel art and small animations - makes for a great atmosphere overall. Very creative but still logical puzzles that are quickly solved but satisfying.
Loved it! very creepy but intriguing!
This game was great and for the first time in a long time I couldn't wait to get to the sequel.
Incredible! Looking forward to more of these!
I LOVED this game so much! It had all the right elements of atmosphere, music, jump scares, puzzles -- it was great! I can't wait to play the rest! Amazing work
i really liked this game it was fun to just sit down and play i liked the puzzles they took some of the little brain power i have but weren't too hard the audio was also really good it just put some of the scenes together i also liked the story looking forward to playing episode 2.
A bit creepy but fun
Great episodes - really captured the vibe of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone episodes. The sound design was subtle, yet effective. Thought the Scarecrow was going to come alive towards the end, so well done with playing with expectations sir! Join @insideurscreen as we play through the first episode - with the second coming out soon!
I love this game, I streamed part 1 and 2. I can't for the third part to come out. This is my favorite game on itcho. Everyone in the chat was in into it as well.
I really enjoyed this game. The atmosphere was phenomenal; as well as the style. The story will definitely open a few eyes. Thanks so much. I can't wait to play Chapter Two!
A really good game. I love the black and white kind of style. I also like the spooky atmosphere, nicely done! I made a video, hope you enjoy :)
Wow! That was awesome! Kind of sad that it was that short but anyway brilliant work! The atmosphere, sounds, animations and the plot were just amazing! I'm going to upload Episode 2 next friday! :) Here's my little playthrough (Polish language) Cheers!
I absolutely loved this game. Great work! I'm about to play the rest of your stuff now. :)))
Nice little gothic horror themed point and click adventure. Very short, but i love the art style and the atmosphere.
Being a fan of the twilight zone and loving point and click games, this was just perfect. Loved every minute of it.
Awesome. Loved the retro feel, the thick atmosphere and the building mystery.
Keep them coming.
It looks really cool, when can I get a Linux build so I can play it?
As everybody has said, it's very much like "The Twilight Zone". It's short and not difficult, but wonderfully atmospheric.
The Midnight Scenes series is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. As a huge fan of The Twilight Zone, I deeply appreciate the homage paid to the show by Octavi Navarro. While the episodes are a bit short, the atmosphere & pixel style were amazing & the scares were effective. For those wondering, each episode is about 30 mins long. I enjoyed it so much that I played Episode 1 & 2 on my Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/470995658 Thanks so much for the game & keep up the great work!
You got me good at the end there! I'm going to record episode 2 as soon as possible so I won't miss episode 3!