A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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"The bridge is broken. The waters  are deep. The Cold Valley was abandoned some years ago, when its soil became too cold to bear."

Crossing to the Cold Valley is a short and linear European fable that leads you through a small corner of a rich and dying world. Take a seat, and enjoy its characters and tales.

Discretion advised: Strong violence and moderate language.

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars
(26 total ratings)
Tags2D, Art Book, Atmospheric, Casual, Fantasy, Point & Click, story, Walking simulator
Average sessionAbout a half-hour


Buy Now$1.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Windows 256 MB
macOS 256 MB
Linux 269 MB

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I’m running in Arch Linux, kernel 6.5.8-arch1-1, card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti.

When the game starts, it blanks the screen, so everything get back to normal, but no game is shown, even ps showing there is a visplayer process running.

Which means so far I payed for nothing.

Hi, sorry to hear you've had issues running the game on Linux - I do generally test the game on the latest Ubuntu LTS/Fedora. I will investigate if there's a problem with Linux this week and get back to you. If at any stage you want the amount you payed to be refunded, just let me know and I'll process that for you.

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Thank you very much!!

I don’t think refunding will be necessary. In case you won’t be able to fix this issue, I’d be happy to keep my purchase as a sort of donation to support your work.

Even tho, I really would like to play the game. 😬

I just reread my original message, and it sounds a bit rude indeed. Sorry, that wasn’t my intention, it was just a random complain.

Hi again - could you try changing the Fullscreen value in config.ini to 'no'? The player seems to have trouble isolating the game when starting in fullscreen on Linux, but disabling this worked on my installations.


That works! Thanks.

No fullscreen, but I can live with it. 😁


The art is so good... Thank you for a great experience!


Cool artstyle but you should add more screenshots imo

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Pretty nice short game, atmospheric and slow paced. A little interpretation is required as the story isn't thrown at the player; a well made narration, minimalistic in style.

I restarted the game right after finishing it and thought there'd be an alternate ending since most flags seemed to not have been reset, and some characters were missing while others were there but invisible. The lines of text weren't visible either, though I had to click through in order to advance. Edit: closing and opening it again fixed the issue.

One dialogue in particular also made me think of that possibility. Just to make sure, there is only one ending, right?

deport the skrols


A masterclass in paired back storytelling that truly broke my heart.


I fell in love with the art so I decided to purchase th game. It was really beautifully sad. I enjoyed a lot. Because I live far away from my home country, the ending made me think a lot about it.

I just wish I could read the texts little more slowly to be honest. Thanks for the game!

A lovely playthrough, thanks msBean! Wonderful to hear that it resonated with you.

Sorry that the text moved a bit too fast at times, definitely something I'll keep in mind from now on in my development.


Hey! Your game seemed interesting, so I decided to get it and make a video about it. Here's a link if anybody's interested. :)


Thanks for the playthrough, always great to see how people respond to the game. Glad you found the game to be 'different' to anything you've played before.


Thank you for giving it a watch! Glad you enjoyed it. :)

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Oowwwh nice art!

Hello! I loved your game, it looked stunning and had a wonderful story with a few unexpected gut punches at times! I made a let's play of your game here~


A real pleasure watching your playthrough! Glad to see you enjoyed it, and really appreciate you featuring the game - I'll be sure to share :)

I'm very glad to hear you liked it! Good luck with your future projects :D