A downloadable game for Windows

Nightmare Castle is an extended technical demonstration and a surreal adventure game from 2013-2014, built as a platform to test reduction and refinement of RPG Maker's VFX to PC-88 or early PC-98 standards. As such, the game uses 3-bit graphics at a resolution of 640x400.

Unlike Amihailu in Dreamland, the gameplay is a direct descendant of Yume Nikki.

Release date Nov 29, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(10 total ratings)
AuthorNoyemi K
TagsAbstract, chiptune, pc88, weird
Asset licenseCreative Commons Attribution v4.0 International
Average sessionAbout a half-hour


Nightmare Castle v3_1_0.zip 38 MB

Install instructions

Simply unzip the file and run "game.exe" to play the game. The RTP for RPG Maker VX Ace is not required.


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I think I finished it!

Wow 😲


This is really cool! The world is fun to explore, and I especially like the music. It is kind of confusing to navigate, but that's part of the charm of Yume Nikki-style games