A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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A board game that isn't about a board game. Interactive fiction that isn't about interactive fiction. Play against the grandmaster of "Traitor" (the most popular game in the Pharostine Empire). Listen to what they have to say. Maybe you'll ask different questions depending on the answers. Maybe... you'll play the game differently too.


  • It's a short game! Like, only half an hour or so.
  • It's set in the richly-imagined Pharostine Empire. Think Byzantine Empire crossed with the Ottoman Empire and 1920s America.
  • The board game itself is fun too! But, again, it's not really about the game.
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
AuthorEsther Alter
GenreRole Playing, Interactive Fiction
Tagsartgame, Board Game


Buy Now$3.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

TraitorNightly_Linux.zip 44 MB
TraitorNightly_OSX.zip 42 MB
TraitorNightly_Windows.zip 25 MB

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Is this a Unity game?

Is there a demo version?
How can the game come to me if I do not use online banking.
I buy games from GOG using Paysafecard.


I know the write-up says this is a board game not about the board game, but, listen, the board game element is so so good! Like I want to create my own custom wooden Traitor game box! I enjoyed the story and the conscious choice the player has to make to win or not... it takes some effort (and luck) to get into a winning position, and it would take a stronger person than I to give up the assured victory. I'm curious if the board game Traitor was entirely devised for this game or based off of some obscure classic? I would enjoy playing the board game without the dialogue, and wish that were an option after completing the game twice, once with a loss and once with a win. Thanks for the intriguing experience and the surprisingly challenging strategy board game!