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The mortician has had a family emergency and needs to leave the office in the middle of the embalming process. He has called you to ask if you could come in and finish the work for him. He's confident you will be able to handle the job.

Still new to the mortuary and the embalming process, you reluctantly agree. He's been kind enough to leave a check list for you. Simply follow the steps to complete the embalming.

About The Prototype

The Mortuary Assistant is a very short prototype by DarkStone Digital. Originally meant for patrons only, it has now been released for all along with a selection of other prototypes. If you enjoyed the concept, please consider supporting the patreon or leaving a little donation for the title here on itch!

If you Enjoyed The Mortuary Assistant, my current full game Our Secret Below now has a demo live!



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TheMortuaryAssistant_v0.2(Prototype).zip 160 MB


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im gonna  sue i cant play and i payed

how do you play this its not letting me play 

I just found this game and let me say, this game is so so awesome, scared me so badly that I nearly flipped my table over. I mean I think its creepy even if nothing happened but damn was I not disappointed with the climax of this short game. honestly though I think its probably better than "Our secret below"

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I’m excited to make this one. I shared this during the Our Secret Below Kickstarter so it was awesome to see it gain traction but it also sucked that I’m tied up on production of OSB right now.

But OSB is done soon and I have a design document for Mortuary Assistant ready. I’ll also be streaming all of Mortuary Assistant development so I’m really excited to do all of it. Keep an eye out in a month or so.

I'm super excited to see progress on this front!

how do you start the game ?

when i naticed this game i immediatly thought of the autopsy of jane doe. Fairly good movie but there is, of course, naked bodies because it is getting an autopsy.

It's a fairly simple task. Finish the job and head home. But don't be fooled, terror lies ahead in this short indie horror game. The subjects are supposed to be DEAD, but tonight is not like any other night...

Very cool game, really excited for what it has to offer. I made a video of it if anyone would like to check it out. 

I know I am late about knowing this game. Friend said play this now and I am ok... omg it was so scary

Thank you for playing!

Soooo Creeepyy gamee!!

Thank you!


This is a very short but extremly creepy game. I felt on edge from start to finish. Thank you for crossing off another job i'll never take.

Thank you for playing! I’ll be starting work on the full version after Our Secret Below is done.

Really creepy game with some serious paranoia vibes. Check out my playthrough on Youtube!

El juego es una verdadera pena que no esté completo. Sinceramente me ha encantado aunque casi consiga matarme con los sustos.

¡Un abrazo grande!

I would love to see a longer version of this game. it was amazing and  i even enjoyed the game play before the horror kicked in.

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I need the full version of this game! This teaser was so well  done  and very imaginative.  You understand the genre and know how to deliver atmosphere.    Great job. I'm  genuinely excited theres still creators that understand how to properly craft actual horror.


Pros and cons are down below) Check out my vid:


1. The graphics are amazing. So many things to interact with or to look at - I liked it a lot!

2. The concept is unique. I haven't seen something like that before and I adore it!

3. It was really scary. I think you have done a marvelous job on pacing and sounds.


1. Personally for me - the language. I am not a native speaker, so sometimes I couldn't figure out what the game wanted from me. For example, when the cut on the neck was needed, it would be appreciated if there was the word "neck" at least accompanying "jugular vein". That is a minor flaw, I figured everything out in the end. But, I think, when you use terminology or complicated words, you need to add  some simpler hints, so it would be easier for people like me to figure out the task.

2. Too short) Can't wait for more!


The game was short but nevertheless so powerful! I admire your project - very well done! 5/5

Hope my feedback was useful!

Thank you so much! Localization is a tough one for an indie developer (its just me making these games from art to code) though I’m striving to make my games easier to localize. My next major title: Our Secret Below will have German and French subtitles and I’d love to work closer to full localization abilities for my games.


Este juego me ha parecido increíble , ojalá más juegos así :D

Had a blast playing this!!! I Look Forward to The Full version !!!  definetly gonna check out Our Secret below When it is finished. Please Keep up the Great Work!!!

Awesome! There is a demo for OSB currently here on itch if you’re interested!

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Really fun demo! Great quality and I'm very interested in your other projects.

Thanks! Our Secret Below has a handful of months left in development and then its on to a full version of Mortuary Assistant!

This demo was perfect! I know my video was uploaded a while ago but i forgot to share it here! 

This game filled me with dread. I almost had a heart attack, lol! Great game! 

Thank you!

I should be thanking you for making this great game!

Quite enjoyed the unsettling vibes the game gave off. I am looking forward to OSB and a full release of The Mortuary. Looking foward to see more of your work Brian!

I actually loved this game! It was the kind of creepy I enjoy, and it was super simple in the spooks. It's always fun when you get to just enjoy at atmospheric type game like this.

I've played it after Our Secret Below and got to say I AM BLOWN AWAY! That was such a great experience! Here's my little playthrough (Polish language) 

Thank you so much!

What a cool game!  Really freaked me out.  

Excited to make it after Our Secret Below!

I just played the Our Secret Below demo!  Holy cow.  I'll post that one as well on Saturday.  Great game!

Such a cool and creepy concept! It really reminded me a lot of the Netflix movie Jane Doe which was really cool to kind of live in.  I do have to say that the game ran pretty heavy. So I am hoping the next game runs a little lighter, but I am very VERY excited to play it! Keep up the incredible work!

I keep hearing the Jane Doe reference. I actually don’t have Netflix right now but will have to check it out before I start the full version of Mortuary Assistant. Thank you for playing!

Oh yeah if you can find it, its well worth a watch. Although the end is a bit of a let down.

Awesome! Yeah ill give it a watch for sure.

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I really liked OSB demo and came here to play more of your games.  Not disappointed ;)  Gonna have to buy all your stuff I'm in love with your mind I think haha.  Cheers!

I have some fun stuff for OSB I’m working on now that should be pretty trippy. Full MA is next after. Thank you so much for playing!

By Kathawa

THIS Was Creepy But Interesting Play.ThE MoRtUrY Assistant

this was so creepy i love it. hope they come out with the full game soon

Our Secret Below has a few months left of development then I’ll be starting Mortuary Assistant

I really liked this game.  I would love to see it become a full game.  It had a very creepy tone to it.  

Full version coming right up after I finish Our Secret Below!

I'll be looking forward to that!

absolutely loved the game. I think you nailed the atmosphere & the creepy vibe of going into a mortuary. I like some of the little extra bits that may go unnoticed such as the writing on the clipboard & the fact she’s starting at you from outside when you go to check on the door. Great build up to the finale.

hope you enjoy the video 

Thanks so much for playing! If you haven’t given it a shot yet, you might want to try out my other game Our Secret Below which has a demo out now and is my next major project. Mortuary Assistant will get a full game after this one.

i was making a video on it but turns out i wasnt recording :(


I Really Injoyed this Game!

Heres My Games Play:)

Thank you for playing!

I have a problem, any solution to this? when I start it, the music of the menu (if it has a menu) accompanied by a black screen is heard, when 1 or 2 minutes passes, that window jumps

Could be a video driver issue? What are your computer specs?

 Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU  N2808  @ 1.58GHz (2 CPUs), ~1.6GHz

Memory: 4096MB RAM

DirectX Version: DirectX 12

What video card? the cpu may be a bit low but usually its video card/driver related.

Intel(R) HD Graphics

That may be the issue. It’s possible your card may not support it if it’s an integrated graphics card. Possibly try updating drivers. I’m not certain of another option for the demo. For the full version I may be able to do something to address this kind of problem.

this game freaked me the hell out

really amazing vibe , very original 

here my gameplay :


Thank you so much!

It's a fun little game that has a good scary tone through out :)

Thank you! Excited to work on the full version after Our Secret Below!

It's so funny ,非常有趣

really good game. creepy as hell.

Thank you so much!

Incredible game! Left me on edge. Looking forward to the full release!

Thank you so much! Will be making a full version of this as soon as Our Secret Below is done!

This game is incredible! Left me wanting more. What platform is the full game being released on? Steam or or right here? Definitely looking forward to it!


Both! I will release this and our secret below on itch and steam. Btw my current project is Our Secret Below which has a demo now if you’re interested. Then after it’s done, I will be making a full Mortuary Assistant!

Hello, i'm french

A game is creepy, nice  :)


A short demo is fun , nice game !!

Awesome! Thank you for playing. You should check out my other game Our Secret Below that I just put a demo up for! Little different vibe but still in the horror/thriller space.

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