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the first of three games in an anthology, led a long way down is a single player thriller set in an indiscriminate portion of the pacific northwest where you take on the role of courier levi hopkins whose something of a hermit. after a particularly taxing day at work, he decides to retreat to his solitary cabin in the woods to unwind. as the story unfolds, discover the more sinister underpinnings as to why he went to the cabin in the first place, the type of damage social isolation can cause when ignored and the cost of taking unquestioned ideals from shady individuals too far.


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  • a short form narrative with abstract elements taking cues from movies like silence of the lambs
  • an industrial tinged ambient soundscape
  • a striking low poly PSX visual style
  • editing effects taken from film


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  • domestic terrorism
  • violence
  • disturbing imagery 
  • epilepsy!


  • aaron duke: programming 
  • jacob wolford: 3D art
  • spencer baughman: 2D art, writing, sound 
  • domonic "docker" peichel: voice acting
  • cody: voice acting
  • anthony sakowski: voice acting
  • david: voice acting




follow the blog here for future updates! https://attemptingent.wordpress.com/development-blog/

attempting entertainment would also like to give acknowledgements to the  1985 cormac mccarthy novel "blood meridian"

Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
Authorsattempting entertainment, Aaron Duke
Made withUnity
Tags3D, artgame, Horror, Low-poly, PSX (PlayStation), Short, Singleplayer, Unity, Voice Acting, Walking simulator
Average sessionA few minutes


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Led a Long Way Down.zip 52 MB

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The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race.

The oh shit heard round the world

Seeing as this was updated recently, I'd like to take the time to state that I really do want to enjoy this game, but it's a little buggy for me. I'm not sure if that's the right term for it.

I start the game and I do what needs to be done, [e] to interact and pressing [e] again to stop interacting. However, a few times that caused my game to just...stall? Like, no input would let me exit(and obviously not [e]) the action. So I'd have to close and open the game again and again and each time it's always something random that won't allow me to continue.

Wondering if this is an issue on my end or something else :o


Tried out the game some time back. Real confusing, but I liked it.

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It's certainly interesting. The concept plays off real world horrors more than most horror games, but it comes off as kind of abstract. Somewhat fitting for the main character's psyche.

Thank you for the key.


Led a Long Way Down is a very different sort of game, with elements not explored in games very often, if at all. That’s much appreciated, as it’s very easy for genre games to copy the same formula over and over. At first I wasn’t sure what I was supposed to do, but part of the fun was discovering it on my own. The longer I played, the more the story came together. Led a Long Way Down has a stylish charm to it, and it’s worth playing more than once. Well worth the price of admission! 

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  i appreciate the developer for sending me a key to play this amazing game⭐


very big twist at the end very good looking game and gameplay