A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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You've heard the stories, you've done the research.
There's treasure in that ship. 

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Black Water is a point-and-click horror game about searching for treasure in the depths of the ocean.

Controls: Mouse and Left-Click
F11 to toggle Fullscreen
ESC to Quit

Best played in a dark room while using headphones

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Code: Reed McCallum & Idean Behforouz
Sound Design: Emma Powers
Visuals: Lila Boehnke & Ryan Smith

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Made during SCREAM JAM 2020


MasterSoundEffects on youtube
"Splash, Jumping, E.wav" by InspectorJ of Freesound.org
"Whale.wav" by tritus of Freesound.org
"Baleines.wav" by davidou of Freesound.org
"SubPing02.wav" by LG of Freesound.org
"Underwater / Breathing" by ryanconway of Freesound.org

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars
(8 total ratings)
TagsHorror, Point & Click, Spooky, underwater

Install instructions

Extract the zip folder and click the executable.


Black Water.zip 41 MB
Black Water (Mac)(Untested).zip 42 MB
Black Water(Linux)(Untested).zip 42 MB

Development log


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Nice point and click game.

that was neatorito burrito

Really nice to see more point and click games, I miss finding these gems online. I managed to find everything without a problem. Really loved the visuals, and the unique monster in the game.

Here it goes

1st one

Very cool and interesting game

Good game ! 

What is your game engine ?

An interesting game, had fun testing it.

Out of all the bad games I played in this viddy, this was the least bad. I actually enjoyed it and would love to see more like it!

This was a blast to watch you play haha--thanks for deeming us the least bad of the bad games!

P.S. Can we get that on a plaque?


I enjoyed playing the game, nice done! Spooky stuff!


I had a really good time with this game! I hope it did well in the game jam. Short but sweet, it’s kind of nice to get away from the mansions, mazes and key hunting of typical horror games. Well done! 

We just discussed your game on our podcast! Come check us out!

Episode 27: Happy Halloween-aversary!


Wow! What an honor! Thanks so much for featuring us! (And for introducing us to some other cool games!) Funny that you guys mentioned Freddi Fish, since some of our early art references were Freddi Fish backgrounds!

You guys had great insights, a lot of which hadn't even occurred to us!

It's been so cool to have our game spotlighted by creators like yourselves. Thanks for the opportunity to hear your thoughts! And congratulations on your anniversary!

This game legit scared me! It was really fun and creepy and I really enjoyed the art. I played it on my stream and made a highlight. Thanks for making it. https://www.twitch.tv/videos/783781194?filter=highlights&sort=time

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Thank you so much for sharing your stream! Our whole team really enjoyed getting to see your face react to the different moments in the game--we all of course know the ins and outs of it, so it's really fun to see someone experience it fresh in real time!

Oh wow. I'm so glad to hear that!

I tried this and 17 other entries from the scream jam. Black Water is #5 in order in the video. I'm impressed by how little I got stuck, I usually suck at find-to-progress kind of games. Lovely creepy art!

Hello, I played this game and I really enjoyed it, it was a short and sweet little game, I liked the art style, the environment and the sound effects were also great, good work :)

Hello! I am one of the programmers for Black Water (the team member with the login for the MakeGamerGirls account is on a much-deserved post-submission hike today) but I couldn't wait to THANK YOU for your comment and your video! As designers it is so valuable to be able to see what your blind playthrough was like! It helps us think about how to design around the user experience in future versions.

But even more than that, it means a tremendous amount that you played our game and felt strongly enough to share your experience with us! Thank you!

I'm glad to hear it, you're welcome :)