Sydney’s incredibly game dev duo of Pete Foley and Scott Ford, known as Fuzzy Ghost, is back at it with a brand-new trailer for the upcoming horror-comedy about a landlord from Hell. Or, wherever they make witches. Because she’s a witch. Probably a witch from Hell.
In case you’ve not caught us gushing over Janet DeMornay Is A Slumlord (And A Witch) before, it’s a first-person escape room-esque puzzle experience where you’re tasked with escaping your queer share house as your landlord, Janet DeMornay (who is a witch, FYI), subjects you to unsettling and otherworldly horrors.
I’ll admit, I wasn’t expecting it all to look this spooky coming from the folks behind the comparatively pleasant Queer Man Peering Into A Rock Pool.jpg (you can read my write-up on that lovely game here), but I’m 1000% here for it. You can check out the new trailer below (complete with the fantastic backing track of “Sun” by Magic City Counterpoint) and wishlist the game now on Steam before it launches for PC and macOS next year:
From the developers:
“JDM is about being a renter. It’s about landlord overreach. It’s about a legal system built by landlords for landlords. It’s about being a queer and having a found family. It’s also about a witch. And that witch is very interested in what you’re doing. What you’re doing right now. In fact she wants to see you. Please answer the door, Andrew. I have a right to see what you’re doing in my house Andrew this is just a little tenant pop-in why won’t you answer the door answer the door answer the door answer the”