The Flame in the Flood

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A rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten post-societal America. Forage, craft, evade predators.

From the Art Director of BioShock and a team of veterans of the BioShock, Halo, Guitar Hero and Rock Band series comes The Flame in the Flood.

Travel by foot and by raft down a procedurally-generated river as you scrounge for resources, craft tools, remedy afflictions, evade the vicious wildlife, and most importantly, stay ahead of the coming rains.

“Well, this looks delightful” I foolishly thought, watching the trailer for Drake Hollow, the next game from The Flame In The Flood developers The Molasses Flood. “Far less depressing than their last outing, innit?” Oh, what a rube I seemed when the shadow beasts attacked. There’s the dread we were missing. Announced at XO19 last night, Drake Hollow appears to a multiplayer horde ’em up blending Slime Rancher with Fortnite: Save The World in a forest packed ...


Twitch has unveiled the line-up of games that Twitch Prime members can download and keep for nowt as part of their subscription in February: Dear Esther, Downwell, The Flame in the Flood, and Draknek & Co Puzzle Collection. It's a strong selection of titles, even if most have been around the block a few times. Enjoyable survival adventure The Flame in the Flood, for instance, has already been offered as a Twitch Prime freebie before. If you didn't snag it then, however, it's definitely worth...


Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time… I really really really like The Flame In The Flood. I am terrible at it, rarely reaching even the mid stage of the river, but I love it. The flood of the title is one that has swept through America, swelling the banks of a regular river until it s a wide and treacherous one. Only small islands of safety are left – an old fish bait shop, a homestead, a patch of wilderness –...


Is it any wonder that people are struggling to sell games when everyone and their dog is just throwing lovely free stuff at us? This time, they even threw in the dog to sweeten the deal. Apocalyptic rafting survival adventure The Flame in The Flood is free for the next 48 hours (minus a couple) via the Humble store, and you should probably pick it up while the going’s good. (more…)


Hello all, We just posted a small update that fixes a number of issues with non-english languages, audio levels during commentary playback, and the Seafarer achievement.





  • OS: Windows 7 64 bit (requires 64 bit OS)
  • Processor: Dual Core Processor, 2.5 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DX11 compatible video card
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space




  • OS: 10.9.2
  • Processor: Dual Core Processor, 2.5 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Dedicated Video Card with OpenGL 4.1 support
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
Adam Olly
Adam Olly
Great game, very nice gameplay but pretty hard! Recommended :)
Earned 5 Gems for review
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