True Art Can Only Come From Suffering: The Introspection of an Illustrator
Greetings Gifted Progeny!
Many of you must have had a long and arduous journey to fulfill the exigency of your pilgrimage, which had centennially taken many of your ancestors to... Read more
Structure in Madness: The UI Design of Stygian
Greetings fellow inmate,
Yes, we are completely aware of the fact that what you had to go through was not a fabrication of your mind. On the contrary, my dear,... Read more
A One Way Journey into the Unknown: Maps and Travelling Systems
Greetings Explorers of the Forbidden Realms!
We all love our maps, don't we?
The map system is also an important aspect of Stygian which adds another layer of gameplay to... Read more
Publishing and Crafting: Two Separate Systems of Survival
Greetings Brewers of the Forbidden Recipe!
We'd like to start this update with an announcement. The publishing of Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones will be handled by 1C Online... Read more
A Semi-Documentary of Team Cultic
Greetings Restless Observers of the Black Stars!
With this update we'd like to invite you to our office (of course, we have got to exclude the catacombs section in our... Read more
New Features are born from the Nameless Void!
Greetings fellow stargazers!
In this update, we wanted to focus on some of the features that you weren't able to experience in the demo but will get to see in... Read more
IT HAS BEGUN!
Greetings Brethren of the Cult!
It seems the underground cults around the world are rising to the surface one by one!
Glorious monuments of the Grandfather Cthulhu are appearing everywhere.... Read more
Possible Release Date, Merry Folk and Steam Demo
Greetings to you! Greetings to you all children of the ancients, bearers of the pristine blood, dreamers of our beautiful end!
Let's begin this update with the production plansof... Read more
Environmental Improvements, Streams and Logo Animation
Greetings Followers of the Black Pharaoh!
We hope this blackened electric letter is not interrupting any of your daily rituals. If that is the case, please finish the ceremony first... Read more
Character Creation, Gamescom and More!
Greetings Relentless Pursuers of the Dismal Man!
In this update we'd like to share all the aspects of our Character Creation System, inform you about Cultic Games'... Read more
Rest Activities or How I Learned Getting Ready for the Dark Times Ahead
Greetings fellow Cultists of the Dreaming Sheikh!
In this update, we'd like to share some detailed information about our Rest System. As you probably know, resting in Stygian... Read more
The Menace in the Ambience: Composing Stygian
Greetings Listeners of the Forbidden Melody!
In this update we'd like to share some of the musical compositions you'll be hearing throughout Stygian and share our composer Asli Kobaner's ... Read more
Welcome to the Fathomless Depths of Stygian's Inventory System!
Greetings Fellow Collectors of Eldritch Artifacts!
In this update we'd like to share Stygian's inventory system.
Let's start with a video showcasing the system, and then talk more... Read more
New Game Art: Giving Shape to Strange Visions
Greetings Fellow Dreamers of our Glorious Fall!
As you know, true art can only come from suffering (lot's of hard work is a plus though). We've decided to make this... Read more
Fresh News from the Lair of the Worm
Greetings Denizens of a Dead World!
We wanted to share some of the recent developments with you.
First of all we've moved our office inside Bahcesehir Universitywhich has the... Read more
Playing Flawed Characters, Voices of Madness, Pre-Orders
Greetings Cultists of the Sunken Lord!
It's been a while. We hope you're still hearing the call from the beyond.
Let's begin our update with excerpts from an extensive article... Read more
An In-depth Interview, PayPal Donations and Project Delegation
Greetings Fellow Acolytes of the Sunken Lord!
Let's start our update with highlights of an in-depth interview by David McWilliam of the Twisted Tales blog with Stygian's creative director Can Oral.
... Read more
Stygian is Happening!
Greetings Supporters of the Infernal Cause!
As most of you know Stygian has been funded!
Please accept our deepest gratitude.
Please allow us to share some of our plans and... Read more
Fury in Madness: Combat Effects of Mental Conditions
Greetings Denizens of the Doomed Earth!
In this update we'd like to share more information on the advantages and side effects of Mental Conditions in Stygian's challenging combat scenarios.
As... Read more
Shattered Visages: The Portrait Art of Stygian
Greetings fellow heretics!
It seems we have reached our funding goal! We'll see what the last week will bring but you should know one thing: We've achieved this together!Your... Read more
Beauty in Madness: Environment Art of Stygian
Greetings fellow admirers of the macabre!
In this update we'd like to give you more information on the creation process of our environment artalong with sharing some images from... Read more
Skills and Perks of Stygian
Greetings fellow practitioners of the dark arts!
Don't we all love skills in RPGs?
Skills reflect your choices, aspirations and experiences in Stygian. Different combinations will open different paths to... Read more
Tunes from the End: The Music of Stygian
Greetings dear listeners of Radio New England,
In this update we'd like to give you more information about the composing process of Stygian along with sharing some of our haunted... Read more
A Closer Look at Our Gifts of Madness
Greetings fellow Arkham residents!
In this update we'd like to give you additional details about some of our gifts and their connection to the game's lore.
Merry Folk from the... Read more
The decision has been made! Let's have a look at our Stretch Goals
Thanks for your participation! It's wonderful to see such excitement and curiosity towards what comes next for Stygian :)
The order of our stretch goals is as follows:... Read more
A Poll: What Else Do You Want to See in Stygian?
Greetings Fellow Occultists!
In this update, we'd like to ask your opinion about some of the stretch goals we have in mind.
Before announcing our ruinous plans, we wish to... Read more
Mr. Lovecraft As Your Game Master
We've always loved written descriptions in CRPGs. Think of the gore descriptions of Fallout or Planescape: Torment's surreal written depictions of its landscape.
There is always something interesting... Read more
A Social and Narrative Experiment with Cultic Games!
You have the chance to play the tabletop RPG version of Stygian with us and shape a complete quest in the computer gamewith your characters' experiences and decisions on... Read more
Animating the Horrors from Beyond
Greetings readers of the Arkham Gazette!
In this update we wanted to share some of our creature animationswith you. We use a 2.5D (pseudo 3D) approach to breathe them... Read more
A Detailed Interview with Cultic Games and More!
Let's begin our update with a pretty lengthy interview we gave to our friend Jérémy "Caparzo" Romand over RPG France. You'll learn more about Stygian's story,... Read more
Cthulhu Needs You to Spread the Word!
Greetings fellow Arkham Residents!
It seems we need to spread the word for Stygian a little more. The world needs more hysteria and strange dreams as we all know... Read more
Greetings fellow Arkham Residents!
We're proud to introduce a game system unique to our game and it is called ANGST.
In Stygian, choosing the moral or the mutually beneficial path... Read more
Such a Good Start to Bring Doom to This Expired Planet! Thank You!
Stygian has made a solid start in its first day! Thank you all!
You may want to check our newly added FAQ section at the bottom of the project page... Read more