A downloadable game for Windows

Venineth is a single-player game focusing on unraveling the mysteries of ancient alien technology somewhere in the universe via exploration, platforming, and puzzle-solving, in a dangerous, distant worlds.

Features

  • Over 20 places to explore, including: planets, moons, gas giants, orbital stations, asteroids, and alien megastructures
  • Semi-open world planetary levels with difficult to find tracks amongst a labyrinth of rocks, canyons, toxic lakes, and rivers of lava
  • Linear orbital levels, with challenging platforming sections containing gravity fields, force fields, and zero-g areas
  • Physics-based puzzles with varied mechanics
  • Original space-ambient music soundtrack by EchoRay

Wishlist Venineth on Steam:


Follow the development:

venineth.blogspot.com

twitter.com/VeninethGame

youtube.com/channel/venineth

Beta Build:

  • first 2 worlds + HUB
  • 8 secrets to find
  • 20 - 40 minutes of gameplay
  • full gamepad support (tested on X360/XONE controller)
  • autosaves

Update v0.0818 -> v0.0915:

  • added new hidden mini level
  • options fixes, new icons, support 21:9 and 4K,
  • minor bugfixes and improvements

Update v0.0511 -> v0.0818:

  • optimization
  • minor bugfixes and improvements

Update v0.0424 -> v0.0511:

  • reworked menu icons - improving readability
  • a small hint showing the way on first world
  • minor bugfixes and improvements

Controls

Keyboard + mouse

  • WSAD / Arrows = movement / menu navigation
  • Enter = apply
  • Mouse = camera rotation
  • Space = jump
  • R = reset to last chceckpoint
  • ESC / Backspace = pause menu

Gamepad (recommended)

  • Left Stick / D-Pad = movement / menu navigation
  • A = apply / jump
  • Right Stick = camera rotation
  • Y = reset to last checkpoint
  • Back / B = pause menu

See you in 4019!

Download

Download
Venineth_beta_v00915.zip 617 MB

Development log

Comments

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Great stuff! Thanks.

There is no file when I click download 

What browser do you useI have just tried on Firefox, Chrome and Edge, it works fine.

I think the itch io launcher is wiggin out

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Ouch. I didn't know that itch has it's own launcher. I checked, it. Yep, download doesn't work. I tried to reupload file but it doesn't help, I noticed that some games have the same problem. My second game - Esothe is downloaded properly. I have no idea how to fix it.

I reccomend to download Venineth through browser at this moment. Sorry.

Hi, I just uploaded new update, it should work on the itch io lanuncher now.

cant download

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Can you provide more info? What browser are you use? Does the download stops? I noticed a super low transfer for all games on itch.io for couple of last days, maybe that is the problem.

Edit:

Gamejolt works fine https://gamejolt.com/games/venineth/434639

Hi, I just uploaded new update, it should work on the itch io lanuncher now.

As Usual Gameplay Footage from Z9ZGAMES Channel!!!

With All Thanks to the Creator of the Game!!!

Thanks for playing!

This ran pretty good on my old computer. I'm a sucker for anything meditative and loved the futuristic planetary environment. I didn't find much of anything I was supposed to beyond the hover pad. I just had fun rolling around and exploring. I'll likely enjoy it more with the gamepad so I can sit back and relax away from the desk. 

The graphics are lovely and the overall "level" design is great. Enjoyed the choice of music as well, it made the world feel more mysterious and ready to be explored. Cool atmosphere and a nice take on this genre. Added it to my bonus games!

Thanks!

Here's my coverage :) enjoyed the game <3

Thanks for playing!

i love this!!!! i was upset when the beta finished because i was having a blast. absolutely cannot wait for the full game

you have some great marble-on-surface sounds, and i really hope and wish y'all the best that you get those sounds feelin' Visceral and Marbley.

Thanks!

Esothe was great, Venineth is awesome too. I think the quality of the level design is sublime. I hope it comes before 4019 cause... well... limited lifespan. :) 

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Thanks for playing! I'm glad you enjoyed it.

I see that invisible walls requires corrections :)

The atmosphere of this game is amazing. At first I was a bit lost, so I just started rolling towards the mountains and eventually made it to the hovering sphere hub. Very cool experience, and it was relaxing with the great music. Really different from any other ball physics games I've played. I'm surprised this project hasn't gotten more attention yet. Great job so far and I look forward to buying the final version.

Thanks!