Letters To The Metro
A downloadable game for Windows
In the middle of a lonely night, the man remembers home...
Letters To The Metro is a psychological stairway to the past. A short narrative-driven retro-style exploration game with few puzzles and old-school fixed camera.
Playing with an Xbox controller or a gamepad other than DualShock is strongly recommended for the best experience.
Please choose Win64 or Win32 builds based on your system. You may experience issues if the correct build is not downloaded.
- Patch 1.0.1 releasedFeb 17, 2021
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I loved this so, so much!! It might be "letters to the metro", but also a legit love letter to games such as Silent Hill. I loved all the homage to it, from the fixed camera to the graphics and bittersweet storyline! The controls are a bit difficult to tame sometimes (partly because of the fixed camera), but I enjoy fixed camera so much that it didn't matter too much to me. The music is amazing, it made me feel nostalgic even though I'd never heard it before. Really fits the game. I wish I had more to say about it but everything is just so perfect to me, I end up having nothing to say :D I noticed how the poster of the black cat is gone when we're back in the subway. I hope he is in peace, and the main character now as well :)
So glad you liked it and thanks for your heartwarming note! You basically covered all I was hoping to invoke in an audience and it's such a good feeling to see it has connected and resonated with you.
Rather, thank you for making this wonderful game! I'm very nostalgic about old school games such as SH2 where the storyline was actually a thing, a well-thought-out thing that would touch us and be meaningful enough that we'd feel empathy. Yours definitely was, and I couldn't help rooting for the main character and wanting to support him through all the struggles he'd gone through. It was really an amazing experience!
Good one! Made a drawing inspired from the game while my friend was streaming it. Good music!
I really really like the concept of this and the story was really well put together but WOW did the controls break the immersion!! The shadow puzzles are a great idea but having to be so specific about lining things up combined with the loose controls was quite frustrating.
Thanks for playing! and for all the feedback. I am totally hearing you out, will try my best to fix the issues that made friction for you, specially the puzzles.
Also, if you are having problems with controls, plz play it with a controller, a gamepad thumbstick has 360 degrees rotation support which this game is made for, while the arrow keys only are restricted directions. The keyboard support is only there for the players to have a rough idea of whats going on, and is not the original way to play it.
quite scary, cool camera style.
kinda liked it.
Great game but it freezes a lot
Would you be more specific on where the game tends to freeze for you? I will try my best to investigate and fix it.
Hello, I played this game and I really enjoyed it, neat camera angles there weren't many sound effects but still good, the story was very interesting and I liked the mechanics, although I had to replay the full game like 5 times to complete it cause there are certain places you can get stuck for e.g the left most detecting machine, the flashlight mechanic thing is a bit too specific that you need to look at it in a veryy specific side, certain doors and etc which did make me lose the fun I was having, but if these things can get sorted out then its a great little game, good work :)
Hi Stella, thanks for playing! Sorry to hear the game had some frictions for you. I definitely value your feedback and will address the issues you mentioned. Still very glad you liked the whole vibe and atmosphere.
This is a great game. I liked the influences he had, from his look to the style of gameplay. I really liked what I saw here. Congratulations.