A downloadable game for Windows

The Edge of Winter

Explore the island, solve witness like puzzles and try to stop the seasons changing in an awkward allegory of addiction and the dangers of avoidance.

Made for the Great Autumn Game Jam 2021 but I withdrew it because of the performance issues.

As with most of my games, I over scoped and it's very rough around the edges :D


  • In Game
    • WASD - Move
    • Shift - Sprint 
    • Space - Jump
    • E - Use
  • Puzzles
    • Arrows - Play puzzle board
    • R - Restart the board
  • Some debug stuff left in the game
    • T - Speed up time
    • F3 - Activate ps1 shader

What's in the game:

  • Day Night Cycle
  • A few puzzles
  • NPCs with Dialog
  • Two endings
  • BUGS
  • Cringey placeholder writing :S
  • Performance issues

A few known issues:

  • The colours are a bit dicey on some of the puzzles. This is the first time I've really tried to stick to a pallete and some of the colours I chose don't work well in different light levels. 
  • Sometimes the puzzles can bug out and put trail blocks in random spots. It's not to bad, but may require hitting R a few times to clear the board.
  • The performance is dicey, hopefully people can run it. I wasn't able to implement the optimizations I was planning. 
  • Bugs, logs of bugs. Also some very placeholder dialog that I had planned to completely re-write :P
  • Missing sound effects for things like foot steps.

Art Assets:


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🎵Music provided by BGM President 🎵

Track : Dalgona Coffee - https://youtu.be/lhgAmp0S-TU

Track: Find out Mystery

Track: Right Behind You

Track: That I Have Grown Up

Track: Brunch II

Track: An Autumn Wind


Walkthrough (SPOILERS):

  • Solve the altar puzzle
  • Solve the gate puzzle
  • Wait until night by using a bench and walk into the forest, follow the path and don't sprint so that you can avoid the wraiths. 
  • Find the forest/night temple and solve the 4 puzzles.
  • Either go back to town and wait till day or just go directly to the waterfall and pond. Solve the 3 puzzles.
  • Go right from the pond down the path beside the mountain and solve the puzzles on the altar
  • Go back to the closed door  to the left of the pond and solve the puzzle to open the door.
  • Proceed through the next two doors, solving the puzzles as required.
  • Enter the temple and chose an option.
  • Victory.

Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)


The Edge Of Winter.zip 57 MB


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Please write down this is a horror game!😨

If the system of switching the map from day to night can be effectively matched with a puzzle game, it will be more interesting game.


AMAZING!! Very well done I love the gameplay and music!