A downloadable Game for Windows

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This House Looks Familiar is a completly normal 3D exploration Game in which you will only have to pick up a key and open a door to finish the game.


  • Use WASD to move.
  • Use Mouse to look around
  • "E" to interact witch objects and
  • Press ESC to open the Developer Console (Only in case of crash)
  • ...
  • I can't remember if there are more

This game was inspired by the caretaker "Everywhere at the end of time" Albums. It explores a representation of dementia.

May the ballroom be eternal...

It can only be played once, if you want to play it again press F12 when you have opened the game and then restart it.

This game was made in 72 hours for Ludum Dare #47 themed "Stuck in a loop"

Textures by: https://3dtextures.me/

Our Team

Programer - Diego García Ricaño @diegogary253D Artist - César García Ricaño @gary_creates
Soundtrack - Sebastián Castillo @sscasitCover Image - Angelica Morales @polyframe_dubs

Special Thanks to Eduardo Rubi

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(30 total ratings)
AuthorsDiegoGary25, César Gary
GenreInteractive Fiction, Adventure
Tags3D, Exploration, Horror, Ludum Dare, Ludum Dare 47, Narrative, Short, Surreal, Unity
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

This House Looks Familiar.zip 54 MB
This house looks familiar - Sound Track.zip 51 MB
if you pay $1 USD or more


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Very fun enjoyable game

this game confused me but I enjoyed it. 

Pretty neat. Liked the progression of things. 

An interesting game. Had fun testing it.

I swear I was holding the fabrics of time and space just a second ago...


Very nice game! But I don't get how I can play again, when I press F12 nothing happens. Should I press F12 while its starting or when it is open?

Hey! press F12 when you open the game, then close it, and open it again, it should work like the first time




Cool little game :D!


Good game to play, my video is in portuguese, but you can probably notice that I was a "little" bit scared. HAHAHA 
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a strange game

Thank you for the video :)

No problem :)


I really enjoyed this game. The way the swing music goes from fun and comforting to menacing and strange really represents the experience well, but I don't want to say too much here. I played this for my Bloodcurdling Barrage, in which I do daily videos for all of October.


That edit was awsome! <3

Thank you! My editor appreciates your kind words.

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we haven't tested it in a lot of devices, but it should run fine in any computer


It's sad that people with dementia have to go through this I have had family members go through it and to see them not even know who you are is tragic. 

what do u do at the monitor

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You have to type "end"

really? ok, thanks


I liked this game. Simple and nice.

Than you! :)


everybody gangsta until post awareness stage 6 is without description


GOD I FUCKING LOVE THE CARETAKER! Thank you so much for making this! Remember to get back there Benjamin!




Nice game

Hey! thanks


pretty awesome game, a really unique experience  :D

Thank you kind sir

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Heyy! thanks for the video, I had a lot of fun watching it :)


I loved it. It was super spooky and immediately got interesting. I just wish it was longer and had a bit more story towards it. I hope to see this again with more development!

Thanks for playing the game! Yeahh, we run out of time for the gamejam, we are glad you had fun :)


Pros and cons are down below) Check out the vid here (likes and sube are highly appreciated)):


1. The game was very creepy and unsettling! Good horror game, well done! I think sound design was impeccable! 

2. I loved the concept and the story. It's pretty cool how environment got eventually corrupted. Enjoyed the game a lot.


1. I think it would be cooler if some player's responses could be recognised and answered. It would be cool to script answers to the most popular reactions or questions.

2. I think the game had a lot more potential for being scary instead of unsettling. You could have added someone staring at the main character from the upstairs or somthing in the closet where the player can sneak a peak. Something like that would be awesome to see. 


I think the game was pretty cool but has a potential to be so much more at the same time! Thus, I rate it 4/5 stars at the moment. I think this could become a bigger project. Anyway, keep up the great job! Can't wait for more horror games from you!

Hope my feedback was useful!

Thanks Erderi! We've made some little changes to the game, thank you so much for your feedback


I enjoyed the atmosphere change for this PT inspiration.

The music made a big difference honestly, it left me feel real uneasy every time it just sounded a little off.

PS.    I was really waiting for the closet jump scare you.

GGs  :)

Thanks dude! Hahahah, i am glad you enjoyed it


hmmm, I like the idea when game engine starts failing 👍

Thanks for the video dude! I really appreciate it! ;)

How can I install the game on MAC? 

You don't have to install it, just download the game folder and extract it in your computer, then you just have to click the file named "This house looks familiar". Have fun! :)

Yeah, but there is only .exe file, which Mac can't run. 


The store page lists a Linux version but in the folder there is only a Windows .exe file. Is this a glitch/mistake or is there no actual Linux version planned ?

yeah i'm on linux, it loaded up, but crashed soon after.


So what file did you run in the folder ?

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i just clicked "Launch" after installing, i don't run files because i don't get any. sorry if that's no use for you.


It launches through the Itch app because it is launching it using Wine. I got a crash as well but it was weird. It asked me to type in my name and then to type in anything and then the game appeared to start. In any case if it launches through Wine then it is not a Linux game and the Linux and Mac icons are false advertising.

yeah, i think it is false advertising. but, i don't know why it wanted you to type your name in.


At first I was like "oh no not a P.T. clone" but then I saw more. It got me into a deep rant later

Thanks for the video! I am glad you liked it! :)



Loved your video, I laughed a lot, thanks mate!


This is a nice twist on the normal P.T Formula. especially when the game starts to go "weird" on you. Not bad and really well made. Keep it up.

Here's my channel for other games I have played. http://www.youtube.com/c/Levont

Thanks for the feedback, I am glad you liked it! :)


I love games like this! One moment you think everything's normal, the next you're getting smacked in the face with a floating toilet. Really well made, a nice quick bite of horror!


Hahaha I am glad you liked it! thanks for playing :)


I found a glitch, watch the attached video, it did this in the second hallway, and on the video it did it in the first hallway. This might be an active glitch in all of the hallways.

Lmao, that was not supposed to happen, thanks for the feedback, we already fixed it

Thanks for the feedback, now it is fixed :)


It was indeed a completly normal 3D exploration Game with no twists or anything, and I love it.

Of course it is! ;) thanks for playing


How do I use it on mac?

Just Download it and run the exe :)


Very interesting.

Thank you! :)


Hello, I played this game and I really enjoyed it, it was a neat concept, and the looping thing wasn't bad either, the environment and sound effects were all pretty good, it did took me a while to do the key "puzzle" but over all I liked it, good work :)

Hey thanks for the feedback, we really appreciate it!


Amazing game dev :D i hope you enjoy my gameplay 

Hey thanks for the video! I am glad you enjoyed :)