Total Darkness
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Total Darkness


The power grid malfunctioned which results in a blackout in your town. Now you must venture through the darkness to explore and meet new characters. Use your problem-solving skills and science to get the power back on.

Will you be able to solve the mystery behind the outage in this fun science-based educational game?

Explore your town
Tap anywhere to walk the darkened streets and discover locations. But be careful! Your torch battery goes down with every tap.

Use your science skills
Use your science skills to solve problems and help people as they struggle without power.

Discover theories
Pay attention and you’ll be rewarded with Theories about what is causing Total Darkness. Can they be trusted?

Reveal the cause
Use your curiosity, creativity and communication skills to find the real cause of Total Darkness.

Reveal your science style
At the end of the game, discover which science skills you used the most.

This game is created by the Science Museum Group and Thought Den to celebrate the curiosity, teamwork and creative problem-solving skills at the heart of science.

How to Play:

Use your mouse to CLICK to make choices, move around the map and continue dialogue. You can also use ARROW keys to move on the map. NUMBER keys to make choices. TAB to cycle through buttons. ENTER key to make choices and continue dialogue.

But be careful! Your torch battery goes down with every tap.

Play Total Darkness Online Game. One of many Educational Games to play online on your web browser for free at KBH Games. Total Darkness is also a cross-platform game that be played on a mobile phone, tablet, and computer. Tagged as Adventure Games, Detective Games, Educational Games, HTML5 Games, Mystery Games, Puzzle Games, and Science Games. Upvoted by 32 players. Other games you might like are Zelda: Perils of Darkness and Shining in the Darkness. No download or installation needed to play this free game. Hope this game brings a little joy into your daily life.