TRAUMA Release Date

I can now confirm that my game TRAUMA will be released on this Monday, the 8th of August 2011. The game will be available at for 5 eur. There will be downloads for PC, Mac and Linux. They will be DRM-Free and there will be an option to try the game online for free (although the server might have troubles to handling the load initially).

Additionally, I’m happy to announce that the game will be also be available on Steam on the very same day. And yes, dear Mac users, it will be on the Mac version of Steam as well.

Krystian Majewski

Krystian Majewski was born in Warsaw and studied design at Köln International School of Design. Before, he was working on a mid-size console project for NEON Studios in Frankfurt. He helped establish a Master course in Game Design and Research at the Cologne Game Lab. Today he teaches Game Design at various institutions and develops independent games.

9 responses to “TRAUMA Release Date”

  1. David Blake

    Brilliant. I have been looking forward to this game for well over a year now.
    Congratulations on finally completing it, and providing progress and insights on the production.

    I’ll be snapping it up the moment it becomes available on Steam.

  2. Ava Avane Dawn

    What happened to the plans of releasing it for free? I’ll buy it, just curious.

    1. Krystian Majewski

      There will be an option to try the game online for free (although the server might have troubles to handling the load initially).

  3. Kirkpad

    Oh man, it’s on Steam? That makes life much easier. Day one buy!

  4. Olli

    Great, i am really looking forward to this game since months!


  5. Bribase

    At last! Congratulations on the release Krystian!

    Needless to say. I’ll purchase the crap out of this and be sure to tell my friends.

  6. Yu-Chung Chen

    Congrats from me as well!

  7. Marcus Estrada


    I saw the call on @traumagame that some review copies of TRAMA are being sent out. I write for a small but growing community-focused gaming site (GamePodunk) and would love to review the title. I’m not exceptionally well-versed with Twitter unfortunately so I’ve decided to put my request in here instead. Hopefully this works!

    I’m looking forward to playing the game either way and best of luck in future endeavors.

    - Marcus E.

    1. Krystian Majewski

      Sure, E-Mail sent out. Enjoy! :)


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