A downloadable game for Windows

This is a pre-alpha teaser! Please report bugs and send suggestions!

Play through Hanwell Jail, one of Hanwells many interior locations.

The Game
An open world psychological horror game set in a city in which your worst nightmares have become an everyday part of life.

The Hanwell Council of Public ProtectionWhen the anomalies first emerged, the Hanwell Council of Public Protection (HCPP) was formed to keep residents safe.

Providing equipment and expertise on prevention and preparation. With the help of the HCPP, Hanwell became one of the safest, if most inconvenient places on the planet. But the council has fallen, you try to carry on as normal, but failing equipment and lack of warning has become a major issue. In addition to this, you are being stalked by a mysterious individual who seems to be everywhere.

The rest of the world closed the gates and left Hanwell to rot. Thus begins your journey...


There is something deeply unsettling about Hanwell. Unexplained noises, something in the corner of your eye or laying just beyond the shadows create an atmosphere that will keep you constantly on edge.

Monsters, known in the game as Anomalies, roam the streets. They occasionally get into the once protected buildings. What you do with them is up to you, be resourceful and pick up whatever you can find in order to fight them, if you think you can handle it. Or run. And don't look back.

There is an entire city to explore, featuring different environments each more distinct than the last. From residential homes, old English pubs, parks, and a Jail, all the way to the infamous HCPP research center. Each location holds its own backstory, leading to your arrival. Upon which there will always be something happening.

Install instructions

Simply download, extract and play! Be sure to check adblocker is letting itch popup! You should land on a dropbox page!



Development log


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Some really impressive Jumpscares. Here is my German LP about it. Looking forward to the game.

Any chance for a Linux build or at least an OpenGL one?

We certainly want to test on other platforms. But right now we don't have the resources. Most likely we'll be testing Linux and Mac versions after the initial windows release.

OK, thanks.

I would rate this 11/10 , this game scared me really good ! I can't wait for the full release :D

Welcome to Hanwell is a beautifully creepy game. The artwork of the prison really captures the feeling of everything gone terribly wrong. It has some excellent atmosphere and I can't wait to see more:

With horror games seemingly losing popularity, Hanwell comes along and says "get ready to poo yourself". Needless to say, I really can't wait for this final product, Mr Seedhouse.

For some reason this game will not install on my pc. I click download and nothing happens. Iv tried like 5 times. Hope its fun all :(

Direct link here, it won't work via the app. Try the link, thanks!



My name is Blitz, and I am a YouTube Let's Player. You can find me and my channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/BlitzCat122

I would love to play Welcome to Hanwell on my channel, if that's allowed. If so, would you also allow me to make use of YouTube's Partner program and place ads on said video?



Sure, you're welcome to play the game and monetize the video on your own channel. So long as it's your own footage you recorded. Thanks for the support.

cool game~

the quality is high keep it up maybe i will buy it when it is released on steam

game wont download for me... Why?

I made a little playthrough of your game, can't wait till the full version comes out.

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New teaser!!

Very impressed by what the demo has to show! Creepy atmosphere and environments, I can't wait to see what the outdoor areas will have in store. Want my full impressions? Then check out my video down below! Thanks and peace!

Been trying to download for a few weeks now, even saw markiplier play it, your game looks awesome. I'm gonna get it when it comes out

I can't seem to find a way to download the game. The link further down in the comments said it was removed. I really want to try this teaser, how can I get it?

Good demo, Although I want to see more! Excited for the full game!

hi, and thank you for alowing me to play the demo. my name is tonirawgazer and ill be streaming your game on my youtube channel for my subscribers to watch me play your game. thank you.

P.S i will be posting my video so you can have a look thanks.

This game definitly got me! Can't wait for more!

Markiplier sent me. Your game looks great, and I look forward to the final product. Going to play the Demo in a little bit.

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This game is unbelievably high up there when it comes to potential! I expect a lot from you, my friend!

Hi there! I had the chance to play your game for my youtube channel, Unmedicated & Dysfunctional, and write a first look review on Noob Dungeon! You have a lot of potential here and I am so excited to see how you up the scare in the actual game. The atmosphere is very well done already in the Pre Alpha! It reminds me of Outlast! Well done! Best of luck on your release :) I'll be playing!

Noob Dungeon First Look - Welcome to Hanwell

Unmedicated & Dysfunctional - Welcome to Hanwell: Teaser

It's a pretty good game with really awesome sound. Here is my let's play of it :

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The game looks amazing, but the download link won't work for me.

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OMG 10 out of 10 cant wait till this comes out, here's my video I post on YouTube and I gave you credit in the description


Simply awesome horror game that needs to be played - Honestly can't wait until the full version! 10/10

This game can be really fun once worked on more. I encounter a big bug, after I read the article my mouse got stuck and I could not move my characters head at all. The blur was also something I mention in my video that need to be removed or reduced, made me ill and the last nitpick is when you stand still your character sways back and forth.

On the plus this game looks GREAT. I cant wait for a finish product !

Heres my video on it

It just gets better and better! For a demo this is extremely impressive

Welcome To Hanwell is such a good game. check out my gameplay above if your hesitant about downloading it.

I played this teaser and absolutely loved it!! I really cannot wait until the full game comes out. It had good atmosphere and honestly made me jump a couple times. XD

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What an exceptional demo! Can confirm, this demo made me scream like a little girl multiple times! Ran like a dream too, amazingly impressive. Well done!

Hello everyone my name is Slester, I played this game and i should say it reminded me outlast. It's a solid game with solid jump scares so here is my gameplay feel free to check it out!

A little glitchy, but I very much enjoyed it!

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