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News guides 20 March 2024, 07:36

author: Damian Gacek

Alone in the Dark (2024) - Modern or Old School Difficulty Guidance

Do you wonder about the enigmatic Modern or Old School difficulty guidance in Alone in the dark? Let’s talk about it.

Source: Alone in the Dark, developer: Pieces Interactive

Alone in the Dark has been released today, some players may recognize the title, as it is a reimagination of the game from 1992. The story takes us to some dark places with Emily or Edward. The game is full of intense fights and puzzles. The first demanding choice is during picking a guidance difficulty. The title asks you to choose between Modern or Old School style. Let’s talk about both of them.

Alone in the Dark (2024) – Modern or Old School Difficulty Guidance

If you are here, it means that you wonder about the guidance options in Alone in the Dark. You can pick Modern or Old School settings, or anything in between. Modern option is the set of bigger or smaller features which can help you during your gameplay. You can turn off and on any of them if you want to tailor experience yourself.

  1. Text highlighting – the game offers many notes to read/listen. If you turn this option on, you will be able to see important information without reading the whole text carefully.
  2. Map Highlight – soon after the beginning of the game you will be able to unlock the map. If you enable this feature, you will be able to see some important hints about the game, for example if you can open doors with the tools you have or solve puzzles with the items in your inventory.
  3. Dynamic objectives – you will get quite detailed sub-objectives for what you are supposed to do next. You will still not get straightforward solutions for puzzles, but they show you the proper direction and make them much easier.
  4. Reveal interaction points – activating this feature will make interactive objects glow a little bit, which should be very helpful in finding them.

Are you interested in Alone in the Dark? Read also:

  1. Alone in the Dark – How Many Chapters and How Long to Beat
  2. Talisman Code and Walkthrough in Alone in the Dark (2024)
  3. Alone in the Dark (2024) - Emily vs Edward, Character Choice Explained

Damian Gacek

Damian Gacek

Graduate of English Philology and English in Public Communication. His portfolio includes a scientific article on video game translation. Working with since 2019, writing for various departments. Currently, deals with guides and occasionally supports the newsroom. Interested in electronic entertainment since childhood. Loves RPGs and strategies, often also immersing himself in the depths of indie games. In his free time, works on a book and learns film editing.


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