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A lot has changed since the early prototype. I've been working for about a year on new systems, story, and all sorts of neat stuff! This demo is a teaser of those systems and hints of the deeper experience to come in The Mortuary Assistant in Spring 2022!

About The Mortuary Assistant

Having completed your degree in mortuary sciences, you have taken on an apprenticeship at River Fields Mortuary. Over the past several months you have logged many hours aiding the Mortician in daily tasks along with learning the ins and outs of the embalming process as well as how to properly handle and care for the deceased.

Over your time at River Fields, you have heard rumors of families bringing their deceased loved ones believed to be possessed or otherwise entangled with the paranormal to this specific mortuary to put to rest. But, with such a stigma around death and what happens when we die, it’s no surprise people make up stories around the dead.

Late one night, you are called into work to handle some embalmings. Death doesn’t keep day time hours. But there is something different about these bodies because there is something different about you. The phone rings with the Mortician on the other end. The rumors are true, and you can not leave.

Perform embalmings, handle the various jobs around the mortuary, and exorcise demonic forces. All in a day’s work.


The downloadable demo is currently a short prototype of the game. It focuses mainly on the atmosphere and concept of the project. I hope to release a more in-depth demo in the future as the project continues.


StatusIn development
Release date Jan 24, 2021
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
AuthorDarkStone Digital
Made withUnity, Maya, ZBrush
TagsAtmospheric, Creepy, Dark, Horror, Mystery, Story Rich
Average sessionAbout an hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
LinksSteam, Twitter, Twitch, Patreon


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TheMortuaryAssistant Teaser 772 MB
Version 1.1.7
The Mortuary Assistan PROTOTYPE 154 MB

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Played the game a bit ago - didnt realize it was on itch as well! I had a great time, thank you for the great game!

this is part 5, working on getting all 5(+You just fail the game) endings, still catches me with uneasy feelings and full chills. High recommend the full game, it’s been fun to play and still unsure in my choices each time!

This game was easy.....and not scary at all....I didn't get scared ONCE 🥲

Played the full game and I…. LOVE IT! There’s never a dull moment! Absolutely AWESOME work!

How is the full game even scarier than the teaser? 😱 Absolutely loved every minute so far

Played the full game! Absolutely amazing!

Gonna go back for the true ending!


It begins....


Bought on Steam! Only played the first hour or so. Amazing experience so far :D please, go play for yourselves, everyone!


I suggest buying the full game on steam!! I absolutely loved it! This is probably the scariest game I ever played

Bought the full game on Steam. Highly recommend! Spooky from start to finish!

Great Game! Can't wait to play it again!
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Played the demo a year ago and I've been anticipating the full release ever since. DSDev (who is a single dev) has done an amazing job of making a unique, fun, and scary horror experience. 

This game is absolutely fantastic and I highly recommend purchasing the full release on steam. It has quite a bit of replay value because of multiple endings and many random scares. The voice acting is also top-notch.

Genuinely a well-produced and SCARY game.  If you are able, I recommend purchasing the full version on Steam!  
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this game was amazing im 100% gonna play the full version


Don't play the demo, get your butt over to Steam and buy the whole game. It's an absolute blast, the gameplay is amazing and so fun and it's honestly scary as heck, there's so many great ideas in there, it feels like the work of a bigger studio. Amazing work. 

Hey guys so i made a video on this demo, but the comments are telling me I messed up big time. Sooooo expect a part 2

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Heres the fixed video

Absolutely CRAZY

In this video I play the Mortuary Assistant and get very scared while also trying to figure out what was going on.

Very Good Game

For people trying to figure out all the endings, i have made a NO SPOILER, how to video on how to get all the endings i hope this helps guys! if this helped you be sure to hit that like button guys and be sure to hit the sub button thank you 

Scary AF!

The only game that actually made my heart beat faster than I thought. The whole game is insanely fun and scary! Best indie game in 2022. For real!

really great game was always on edge and the jump scares were excellent 

10/10 game please play 

I can't feel my ass

The constant build up of tension, horror, and demons trying to possessed you very quick when time is ticking is like playing a movie. It is so crazy!!!

I love how the full game was just chill in the beginning, but giving you that little creeps for you to be prepared.


Truly the best horror game I have played in 2022 The balance between  Being  Fun and Soul Wrenching Dread You feel while playing this Game is nothing Like I have Experinced Before Please Check This Game Out If your on the fence About Playing it, you wont regret it!!!

Game deserves all the awards 10/10 

I wanted to try the demo before the full game, and wow, almost EVERY jumscare got me, that was the most scared i've ever been

JESUS watched over me during my playthrough🙏

took me about 12 hours but i finally got all the endings in this game, honstly the game is brilliant i played it through 10 times and enjoyed it every time for a game to have that much replayability its crazy, best game of the year! gameplay above hope you enjoy 

(the full game) This game was BUSIN! lots of good scares with a great atmosphere  

Watch this before you play the full game!

why is this game popular the full release is out yall go to steam

cool game

Awesome Game.

Great Game! Love the atmosphere

Excelente juego 100% recomendado, te da unos muy buenos sustos, te mete esa tensión atmosférica que te va preparando poco a poco, para darte un buen susto de golpe ♥ no apto para sensibles 8 ) 

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