Total Darkness is an adventure game that contains science and can hone your creativity. The power has gone out in your town, nobody knows why, and things are about to get weird. Now, it is time to explore the town and find out what is happening.
How to play
Explore your town
Tap anywhere to walk the darkened streets and discover locations. But be careful! Your torch battery goes down with every tap.
Use your science skills
Use your science skills to solve problems and help people as they struggle without power.
Pay attention and you'll be rewarded with Theories about what is causing Total Darkness. Can they be trusted?
Reveal the cause
Use your curiosity, creativity, and communication skills to find the real cause of Total Darkness.
Reveal your science style
At the end of the game, discover which science skills you used the most.
This game is created by the Science Museum Group and Thought Den to celebrate the curiosity, teamwork, and creative problem-solving skills at the heart of science.
Web browser (desktop and mobile)
Use your left mouse button to make choices, move around the map, and continue the dialogue.