A downloadable game for Windows


DeadEye is an open world multiplayer survival game set in the Wild West. Players can explore a huge, living environment filled with unique towns, landmarks, NPCs and quests.

The game does not by any means reflect the given description yet, however my goal is to make DeadEye a truly great survival game. Since I am working by myself development takes a lot of time. Especially visually the game will stay in a very basic state and will mostly make use of placeholder assets for now.

DeadEye has been entirely developed on stream. You can watch me work live on Twitch, Links below.


The game is actively being developed but currently still in pre-alpha. Players can help to shape and improve the game by giving feedback and submitting bugs and errors.

Read the Devblog for more detailed Information on the current Version.

Pre-Alpha 0.1.4

Planned to be released 4th of February. Fifth public release, includes fixes and new features.

Planned Features:

  • New Player Building System UI
  • Enhanced Player Building System (Better Snapping and more parts)
  • An Official Public DeadEye Server (Everyone should be able to actually play together)
  • Serverside stability and performance improvements, also ability to recover Server after a potenital crash
  • Reworked Melee System
  • Bedrolls (Spawnpoints)
  • New Procedural System with bigger Map
  • Reworked Bullet/Projectile System (Projectiles with actual weight and drag)
  • In Game sounds
  • New Weapons (Bow, Hunting Knife, Gun)
  • General Stability Improvements and Bug Fixes
  • and more ...

Pre-Alpha 0.1.3

Released 15th of January. Fourth public release, includes fixes and new features.


  • New Player Building System
  • More responsive Server/Client communication and authorization
  • Reworked Player Movement and Animations
  • Fix Server/Client Connection Issues (NAT Problem)
  • General Stability Improvements and Bug Fixes

Bug Tracking

If you encounter any bugs please report them here. Try to describe the bug as detailed as possible and attach the output log (DeadEye_Data/output_log.txt).

How to play

To avoid confusion, Server and Client are not supposed to be running in the same Application. You need to open DeadEye once to start a Server, let that Server run and then open DeadEye again, this time running a client to actually play.


  1. Launch the Game and host a Local Server ("Local Server" in Main Menu)
  2. To play, open DeadEye again while leaving the Server running. Now you can connect to the local Server ("Local Client" in Main Menu)


  • Check for current Servers by pressing Refresh ("Join Game" in Main Menu). If nothing happens, then there are no Server online at the moment.
  • Host a Server and specify a Server Name, max Players and optional Port. ("Host Game" in Main Menu). This Server should show up in the Server List. No Port Forwarding needed, NAT Punchthrough should take care of that. Now other people can connect to your Server, start a new Game and connect to your Server in the Server List to play.

Controls :

WASD - Walk

Shift - Sprint

Control - Crouch

Space - Jump

TAB - Inventory

  • When in the Inventory use the Mouse Wheel to switch between Inventory, Crafting and Map
  • Right Click on Wolf Meat to eat

E- Interact

  • Press E to drink Water

B - Toogle Building Mode

  • When in Building Mode use the Mouse Wheel to switch Building Parts


For latest updates :

More information

Published130 days ago
StatusIn development
Release date89 days ago
Tags3D, First-Person, Massively multiplayer, Multiplayer, Open World, PvP, Sandbox, Shooter, Survival, Western
Average durationA few seconds
Player countSingleplayer
MultiplayerServer-based networked multiplayer


DeadEye-win-0.1.3.zip (162 MB)


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I can¨t dowload this game.

what can i do ?

Hey Luis,

try turning off Anti-Virus, hope that helps !

The game is good but the lack of sound of the footsteps is very difficult

Thank you for the feedback !

I will try to add some sound to the game next Update !

thanks for listening

Footsteps are added :)

thank you man

I can not play, I click on "Local Client" and the game is locked. I have to close the game.
Video Card: GTX 1050 ti
Processor: i7 2600k 3.4 GHz
Memory RAM: 8GB
What do I do?

Hey osWaaldog,

have a look at the how to play section at the bottom of this page. You need to host a local Server first to play.

got any gameplay I can watch?

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I was playing DeadEye on my last stream on twitch with my viewers (https://www.twitch.tv/thatmadprogrammer/v/11474398... @ 1hr and 6min). I was testing the game to see how the new Building System works online.

Hope that helps

Ola Criador Seu Jogo e Muito Bom Porem Ficaria Melhor Ainda Se Tiver a Opçao De Colocar Language Portuguesa Meus Amigos Jogam Tambem ! Otimo Jogo Mesmo

Hey rychard,

I probably won't be able to add different languages at this point. But thank you very much for the positive feedback !

Obrigado meu amigo

Can't get it to work.

Hey Chris,

Have a look at the How to play Section.

Hope that helps !

Ah where is that at?

Bottom of the page, above Controls

Now that I have a mouse, the game is so much fun. It is almost as good as Minecraft and it isn't even finished, so I am looking foward to were this game goes.

Thank you for the positive feedback man !

Working on the Building System and a lot of bug fixes right now.

Is there supposed to be game sound or do I have a glitch where Im not hearing anything

(Edited 1 time)

No sounds so far except shooting the Winchester.

You should host one official server, it is easier and would attract more players.

Hey Steep,

I will be working on that asap. The Server is generally pretty unstable right now and is missing some essential features like saving the current Server state to the Drive. But I should get a Server running within the next month for sure.

Thank you for the feedback !

I can't get past the menu.

Hey Rode,

you have to run a server to play. Have a look at how to play at the bottom of the page.

Hope that helps !

I encountered a glitch that when you die and respawn, pressing space will crash the game.

Hey Tester,

thank you for submitting the bug. I am pretty sure I fixed that bug, so it should be gone with the next update.

Thank you for the feedback, everything else seemed stable.

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I was able to play, yet the menu does not display the controls (Example: I can drink water yet I can't attack). Can you please add something in game to give tips and controls.

(Edited 1 time)

I got you man. I will make sure to add proper hints like " E to Drink" etc. In addition a Controls Menu is something I will try to get going as well.

EDIT: Added some basic Controls on the bottom of the Page

Thank you for the feedback !

Thank you for your quik reply.

WHAT DO I DO?It has game time but that's all.HELP.

Hey Jack,

make sure to run a local Server first. When you see the Gametime it means that the Server is running. Now open DeadEye again while leaving the Server running. This time click local Client. Now it should connect to your local Server and you can play.

Hope that helps

i have done as instructed in the comments but it won't let me open another game window ive been dying to play this game please help


you just need to open up the Game two times, then in one window hit Local Server, on the other on local Client and your good to go. I will try to make this process easier and more straightforward in the future, but for now that's the way it works. It should definitely let you open DeadEye more than once.

He means you can't run the game twice straight from the itch.io app

sorry dude:(


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Am i able to host and play a server at the same time? Everytime i host i am unable to go back to the menu. I can't even host a local game. Everything seems to be broken :(

Hey Maize,

if you want to play locally, you need to start the Game once and then click on local Server. Now a Server is up and running. Next open DeadEye again and this time hit local client. Now you should be able to play. The Server and Client are two seperate Applications at the moment.

Hope that Helps !


thanks for replying man! didn't expect the dev to reply :D

ThatMadProgammer i can't play when i click on local vlient i got the hud but i'm always on the start screen

Hey spiikiller, make sure to open the game once and click on Local Server. You should see a small panel that says Gametime and a number that keeps on increasing, now you are running a Server on your System. While the Server is running, open the Game again and this time click on Local Client. Now you should be able to play. Hope that helps

So everytime i try to download this, it fails when it gets to 100,0 MBs. Then, when i try to resume the download, the computer simply blocks it.

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Sorry to hear that, unfortuanetly I can't tell why that keeps happening. I am dropping an Update on the 22nd, maybe that will fix it.

its because you have anti-virus on turn it off

Oh, it worked :D

So when i try to make a server it says gametime in the top left and does nothing. HELP

Haven't worked on any Server Interface yet. So As long as the Time keeps on increasing the Server is running. Hope that helps !

ok thanks :I