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DARK TRAIN is an oppressive steampunk 2D adventure made of paper. Assume the role of mechanical squid ANN 2.35f that is tied to a railroad tamagotchi and deliver the mysterious order for the deceased D. W. Tagrezbung, famous inventor from the Border City.


  • controls - dynamic, no point-n-click
  • narration - strong, non-textual, situational
  • atmosphere - dark, oppressive
  • exploration - non-casual
  • audiovisuals - paper-made
  • no hints, no help - solve it


“If you’re a gamer who loves to explore for the sake of the journey with little concern for the destination, then you should be delighted by Dark Train.”  Just Adventure

“Paperash has created one of the deepest and most interesting puzzle games on PC in a while, with a narrative that does not just rest on its laurels after players glance through a single page of lore.”  ICXM.net


Our story follows the journey of the inventor D. W. Tagrezbung and the mysterious contract from unknown client which he received years ago. Even as a child, he created a functional model of the universe and throughout his life drew attention to himself thanks to a number of significant inventions. At an advanced age of his peaceful life he received the last big contract with a very strange assignment. The client requested the creation of a model of the human world that embraces changeable weather and civilization. What he did not want to be part of the model was the human face or even people themselves. The actual challenge was presented by creation of transportation that would be capable of delivering the order. Inhospitable territory stretching between the client and the inventor is for centuries connected only by rail. Therefore D. W. decided to create a self-sufficient train with four wagons where each wagon will contain one familiar environment from his world. Eventually D. W. Tagrezbung devoted the rest of his life to the client's order. The day the train was finally ready to go, the famous inventor died.


Get this game and 1 more for $16.00 USD
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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $14.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

DarkTrain_DEMO_win.zip 141 MB
DarkTrain_DEMO_mac.zip 144 MB
DarkTrain_Win.zip 818 MB
DarkTrain_Mac.zip 821 MB

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