A downloadable visual novel for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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What if the monsters in the haunted house weren’t just wearing a costume...?

By accident, Dori stumbles across the monstrous secret behind popular haunted house, the Were|House - and then they get roped into working alongside the crew on Halloween night! 
A job's a job, right? But will Dori make it through three days of hard work preparing for the big night - and will they grow closer to any of the monsters...?

    ▷ Were|House is a comedic visual novel with dashes of romance!
    ▷ Overall word count of just under 40,000 words! A single playthrough takes under two hours, and there are three routes to pursue: werewolf Cormac, kelpie Morag, and gorgon Esseth ♡
    ▷ Our protagonist Dori is renameable, and you can choose from she, he, and they for pronouns!
    ▷ 6 spectacular unique CGs, and beautiful custom sprites!

    ▷ Runner-Up in the Spooktober Jam Best Monster category!

Check out the other projects made for Spooktober Jam, 2020!


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

In order to download this visual novel you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

WereHouse-1.0-pc.zip 158 MB
WereHouse-1.0-mac.zip 141 MB
WH Ending Guide.txt 912 bytes


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Ok, so: I know for a fact I downloaded this game when it was free, because I still have the files on my computer, but the game doesn't work, and I can't redownload it since it's not in my library. Is there something I can do to fix that? 

(P.S.: In case it makes a difference, I will no longer have access to this specific laptop as of wednesday, as it is a school computer and I am dropping out.)


Hi! That's unfortunate - could you give me any more info on what's not working about it, or will it just not boot up at all? (Could it be an incomplete download?)

Failing that, I could give you a game key to add it to your library (while it was intentional that people would only be able to play for free during that period, I do feel bad that you did have it downloaded but not-functional during that time!)


Such a lovely game! Streamed it but unfortunately the VOD didn't get saved properly. We got the friendship ending and had a great time hanging out with Esseth. :) Thanks so much for making it!

Thanks so much for streaming the game! Shame about the VOD, but we're so glad you enjoyed regardless ♡♡♡

This was a fun playthrough when I went through it on stream! Hoping to go back to it and get through all the remaining routes, but my playthrough is here. Enjoy! https://www.twitch.tv/videos/759266065

Woo! Thanks for playing, marimo! ♡

I just wanted to ask a question about downloading? I think I downloaded the game when it was 100% off, so I still have a copy of it now. Is that, like, okay (or summin)? 

Yes, of course!  The copy you downloaded is yours to keep (it just won't be in your itch.io library since you downloaded it while it was free)

Gotcha! Thanks ☺️


honestly amazing game, i had a lot of fun with it! im kinda curious how many endings there is, but anyways the art is so cute and i love the main three characters! <33

Thanks so much, so glad you enjoyed!! ♡

(There are four different endings - one regular ending, and a romance ending for each character if you make all the correct choices ;3 )

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i can’t download your game in the ITCH.io client. This problem might be related to a lack of a “build” property in some .toml file



The itch client issue is actually because of the game being on 100% off sale, there's a bug with it. If you'd like I can send you a download key (which should let you download through the client just fine) or you can download through the itch website instead :)

I try it with the website. I didn’t have problems with other 100% off games. (Just to let you know)

Hello I also am having trouble downloading the game.  I would really like to try the game out but the bug wouldn't let me :3 sorry for bothering you .

Hey! If you're having trouble with downloading it through the itch client/app, try downloading from the website instead if you're able.
(If not, I can send you a download key that should let you download through the app)


Great game! I stumbled onto it looking for something to play while my boyfriend was asleep (i have the flu so my own cough keeps me awake) and this was great! The art, the story, the characters, choosing pronouns, everything! It also kicked me into gear to actually work on my game!

although i am wondering, is there anywhere else i can find Cormac? Is he any other things? I adore his character!

Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed! ♡

and Cormac was made just for this game, unfortunately ^^

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Got the Morag route! 

Honestly, amazing game. All the characters seem so cool and sweet, and I was so surprised I found a game with such amazing art and characters for Halloween (And for no pay, Spooktober is a m a z i n g)

I'm so glad you enjoyed! Thanks so much for playing our game ;w; ♡

This was great! I love that you included the option for different pronouns-I'm a trans guy, so sometimes it's hard for me to play vn that I'm interested in if the MC only gets to use she/her pronouns. The art, especially for the characters and CGS was so cute and well done! The story was adorable as well. Thank you for making such a sweet and fun game. 

Hey, I'm so glad the pronoun choice helped you! Thanks so much for playing our game ♡♡♡

I am so glad I stumbled upon this game - it's super fun! Beautiful character design and cute, fun stories. Thanks so much for sharing!


Thanks so much, that's very sweet! We're glad you stumbled across the game too ;w; ♡

The writing's really funny and the art is gorgeous! It's a real fun chill game that I enjoyed every second of :)

Thanks so much! We're so glad you enjoyed :3 ♡


just wanted to let you know when i go to download it does not have anything up when it comes to install: select  ( i use windows)  

sorry for bothering you

Hi! You shouldn't need to install anything, just download the zip file, unzip it, and then run the .exe file :)

(If you're trying to use the itch.io app and having issues, I've heard it might be because of the 100% sale causing a bug-maybe best to try downloading from the website instead)

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