A Shot in the Dark

A Shot in the Dark is an adult 3D visual novel with choices that weaves romance, drama, and a sinister psychological mystery together is called A Shot in the Dark. In this richly narrative interactive fiction game, you play as a young guy navigating romance, relationships, and rivalry throughout your first semester of college. Will the past find you again, or can you start over?


Take a fascinating trip through new beginnings and undiscovered mysteries with the engrossing adult 3D visual novel A Shot in the Dark. You want a fresh start as a young man beginning his first semester at college, but your dreams are dashed when a sorority girl disappears.


A mystery to solve
In this male-protagonist dating simulation, you take on the role of a young man wishing to start over at college. Any chance of a typical semester vanishes along with a sorority lady who vanishes. Before it’s too late, will you be able to unravel the mystery behind her disappearance?

Your choices matter
Make informed decisions. There are no good or bad things. Your choices might have long-lasting effects on the plot from the very first chapter to the very end. There is no one “happy path.” Numerous plot branches will ultimately take you to one of the several endings, each with its delights and sorrows.

Compelling characters
With their backstories, the ten main love interests span a range of physical characteristics, dispositions, and skin tones. Your decisions determine the course of every relationship, whether it takes on passionate exchanges or intense altercations. All graphic scenes are not required.

Transparent gameplay
The mystery is in the story, not the gameplay. You will always know what aspects of the game your choices affect, for optimal replayability. No grinding or repetitive minigames. Every mechanic is designed to move the story forward, not to slow it down.


Intriguing Mystery

Investigate and resolve the sorority girl’s disappearance to heighten the tension and excitement in the plot.

Meaningful Choices

The tale is greatly influenced by the choices you make during the game, making for a unique and engaging experience.

Multiple Endings

Every choice you make has a different result since there are many branching pathways, which add replay value and keep you interested to the finish.

Diverse Characters

Engage with a wide range of characters, each with distinct characteristics, physiques, dispositions, and skin tones, guaranteeing a comprehensive portrayal.

Relationship Development

Determine the path of your love life and reveal private moments by molding your relationships with the ten primary love interests.

Streamlined Gameplay

There are no boring minigames or tiresome grinding. The emphasis is on a captivating tale and clear gameplay so you can immerse yourself in the narrative and avoid any needless distractions.


  • 3dcg
  • Anal Sex
  • Animated
  • BDSM
  • Big Ass
  • Big Tits
  • Creampie
  • Dating sim
  • Exhibitionism
  • Female Domination
  • Footjob
  • Groping
  • Group sex
  • Handjob
  • Humor
  • Incest
  • Interracial
  • Lesbian
  • Male Protagonist
  • Masturbation
  • MILF
  • Multiple Endings
  • Multiple Penetration
  • Oral Sex
  • Point & Click
  • Romance
  • Sex Toys
  • Spanking
  • Stripping
  • Teasing
  • Twins
  • Vaginal Sex
  • VIrgin


We are a married couple developing two adult games, Prince of Suburbia and A Shot in the Dark.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is A Shot in the Dark?

A Shot in the Dark is a choice-driven adult 3D visual novel about new possibilities and dark secrets.

Who developed A Shot in the Dark?

A Shot in the Dark was developed by ViM Studios.

When is the next update?

The timing of the next update is not specified, but ViM Studios will keep players informed about it through its social media accounts.

When was the initial release of A Shot in the Dark?

A Shot in the Dark was released on  Apr 14, 2022.

Where can I report bugs?

Bugs can be reported on the game’s Discord server. You can also post a comment on the Patreon or itch comment sections.

How can I become a patron?

Becoming a patron is easy. You can become a patron by clicking on this link to visit ViM Studios Patreon site: https://www.patreon.com/ViMStudios

Will you add more characters to the game?

During this early phase of development, there’s a great opportunity to introduce additional characters, enriching the depth of the game. Stay tuned for updates and the potential inclusion of new characters as development continues.

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  1. I really enjoyed playing this, the renders looked beautiful!