A downloadable game for Windows

What if you saw the world with your ears? Devil's Tuning Fork is a first-person exploration/puzzle game in which the player must navigate an unknown world using visual sound waves. Inspired by M.C. Escher’s classic optical illusion and the echolocation of dolphins, The Devil’s Tuning Fork allows the player to explore a new mode of perception through sound visualization.

As a mysterious epidemic causes children everywhere to fall into comas, one child wakes up in an alternate reality. It is up to this child, the player, to determine the cause of the epidemic and save the other children trapped here. By way of the devil's tuning fork, a magical instrument that allows the player to perceive sound waves, the player must find all the children and successfully escape this alternate reality, thereby waking up from the coma.

Setup by five faculty members at DePaul University, DePaul Game Elites was formed in Summer of 2009 in order to make a game that could compete in the IGF Student Showcase. The team was recruited among the graduate and undergraduate students at DePaul.

In Dedication to Richard Kossak.

Published 41 days ago
Release date Nov 19, 2009
AuthorKevin Geisler
Tagsartgame, Experimental, First-Person, Horror, Short
Average sessionAbout an hour


dtf_v_1.21.exe 28 MB


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difficult to see at times and some glitches here and there but overall a solid indie game

This is a really unique take on puzzle gameplay. I enjoyed trying to figure out what to do using echolocation.

Awesome game.  A little confused as far as the story is concerned, but gameplay was divine

Neat game. It looks really cool and the audio bouncing effects are really well done.




THE FULL GAME WAS AWESOME! Great atmosphere and an amazing visual and auditory storyline that will keep you entertained till the end! 4/5


Really enjoyed playing this game i like the concept of using sound to navigate through the levels as well as using it to solve puzzles great job! also here is a lets play i did on the game 


Hard to endure

i enjoyed play game! 재밌게 플레이 했어요 :)


Gave it a go...


Interesting game, I swear I remember seeing this sooo long ago, it feels like a strange distant memory.


This was a crazy game. Probably shouldn't be played after wine. But, it's also a very good game.


Fantastic game loved the platforming


Hey Guys! I love your game! I love the mechanics and the idea is amazing! I played it on my channel,  and I hope a lot of people get to see it so you can get the exposure you deserve! Thanks for being awesome! Keep it up.