Slender: The Eight Pages
Horror game played in the role of a paranormal researcher
Slender: The Eight Pages is an exciting horror game that lets you learn more about the mysterious origins of the character known only as Slender Man. Slender Man is a fictional character that exists online. Its origins date back to a photo editing contest that appeared on a popular website. Users took turns posting pictures of images they edited to include a tall, thin creature standing in the background. Some people claim that Slender Man is a supernatural being that snatches up children. This game is one of the creepiest and most unsettling games you may ever play.
The game sends you out into a dark world with just a flashlight for protection. Some portions of the game are bright enough that you can get around without your flashlight. Turning it off lets you save the battery for later, and when you leave it on, you risk the battery dying before you accomplish your goals. Slender Man himself will often turn up and attempt to stop your progress. When you spend time near that character, your sanity bar will drop. If you spend too much time with him, you'll eventually go insane, which will stop the game.
Slender: The Eight Pages asks you to find eight pages hidden in the woods that tell you about Slender Man. You use just a handful of buttons on your keyboard to move through the woods, pick up pages, run or sprint, zoom in or out and turn your flashlight on and off. Between the unsettling music and the dark scenes, this is one of the creepiest and scariest games that you'll ever play.
The download comes with several files zipped together, which means that you'll need software to unzip those files before you can play. You'll also need to update the game with official software updates to take care of glitches and to play the full game. Recent updates now let you pause the game, run for a longer period of time without running out of energy and find new methods of lighting your path.
Slender: The Eight Pages has just a few complaints from users. Some dislike the repetitive nature of the game, and others complained that they couldn't find all the pages. Some also found that the game is just too hard. If you love the story of Slender Man and like games that will leave you on the edge of your seat, you can't beat this one.
- Brings a new level of excitement to the Slender Man mythology
- Allows switching between playing in full screen or a window
- Is easy to play
- Is a scary and creepy horror game
- Repetitive feel of the game can be boring
- Flashlight battery sometimes dies too quickly
- Less experienced players may have a hard time finding all eight pages to complete the game
- Requires a program to unzip all necessary files