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Indie horror game Detention gains popularity for retelling one of Taiwan’s darkest periods

Indie horror game Detention gains popularity for retelling one of Taiwan’s darkest periods

by LouisJanuary 19, 2017
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Uncover the mysteries of Taiwan’s White Terror Era in Detention.

Taiwanese indie game developer Red Candle Games gives history a new twist as they include a new brand of terror into one of their country’s darkest hours in their PC game, Detention.

Based on Taiwan’s “White Terror Era” which is a devastating martial law period during  May 19, 1949 to July 15, 1987, Detention has you exploring the remote Greenwood high school in which you found yourself trapped in while uncovering the mystery that haunts it. Apart from being set in one of Taiwan’s dreaded era in history, the game also

Apart from being set in one of Taiwan’s dreaded era in history, the game also incorporates religious and cultural elements into its story which include Taoism and Buddhism and is even lauded for using traditional Taiwanese religious customs.

The game is available for PC on Steam and is currently on sale together with the soundtrack as a DLC. Detention’s popularity has reached new heights for its developer Red Candle Games as the game received overwhelmingly positive reviews for its key elements.

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