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In Barrowport, a town of dark mysteries, the young woman said, "I want you to ruin me."

As a professor of antiquities, you assumed your new position would involve investigating strange artifacts and stories of monsters. You didn't expect that young Theresa Radcliffe would know your forbidden secret or that she would beg you to lead her down a path of depravity.

In this queer erotic horror visual novel, you train Miss Radcliffe in the ways of perversion as a slow burn while seeking out mysteries that will immediately lead to your own erotic peril.

  • Play as a man, woman, or nonbinary person, choosing your anatomy and presentation. 
  • Find yourself in both dominant and submissive situations, and explore kinks including power exchange, humiliation, teratophilia, watersports, and exhibitionism.
  • Meet potential human sex partners with a variety of genders, body types, races, and sexual interests.
  • Encounter monster partners that are weird and scary instead of humans with ears and tails.
  • Experience horror heavily inspired by Lovecraft, but with all of the racist gross stuff replaced with sexy gross stuff.
  • No jump scares, but occasional sudden transitions and many challenging ideas.

Content warning: this game is intended for adults. It contains explicit images and text. If you are not of legal age to view such things where you live, you may not download the game. Additionally, please review the themes below.

Note: This game does not currently support 32-bit devices.


The story is captivating and the author certainly has a wonderful sense of pacing: corruption doesn't occur in a vacuum, but intermittently around quests and discovery of the strange world you've landed in.

- F95zone user

came for  a lewd, stayed for a story

- itch.io discussion comment


Nightmares, sexual training, submission/domination, erotic peril, monster sex (including bestial monsters), body horror, forced orgasms, oviposition, body fluids, mind control, and more. More extreme kinks are optional and come with warnings. 

Support Development

Ruin Me is free, but new updates will be exclusive to patrons for a limited time. To get development news, early access to updates, and even influence development, support me on Patreon:


The public release of Ruin Me is currently in version 0.51.1, with around 20 hours of play. This includes:

  • an opening and tutorial
  • six story sequences that progress the story through the middle of Act III
  • twelve training sequences for Theresa (with 3-4 scenes each), unlocking 21 play scenes
  • four minor ruination sequences with NPCs
  • two different sequences to celebrate Theresa's graduation (another is planned)
  • fourteen horror expeditions (with erotic scenes)
  • nine secondary NPC play scenes, some sexual, some not
  • customization of Theresa's language, behavior, grooming, outfit, body markings, piercings, breakfast routine, and kinky accessories
  • two minor explorations with erotic story
  • two opt-in modifiers that add niche fetishes (filth and soft NTR) to existing scenes
  • procedural atmospheric text and many unique nightmares triggered by the events of the story

The patron-only release is at 0.52.0p and includes:

  • many new, small NPC play scenes
  • an assortment of fixes and enhancements
  • the ability to Reminisce about previous scenes

The final game will provide a weird horror plot in three acts, turning Theresa into a proud slut and resolving an existential threat to Barrowport and the world.


Ruin Me depends much more on text than on images. Not all sex scenes are drawn and character art is optional. It's primarily a text game with supplemental illustration.

Updated 8 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, Android
Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars
(96 total ratings)
GenreVisual Novel
Made withKrita, Ren'Py
TagsAdult, Dating Sim, Erotic, Horror, LGBT, LGBTQIA, NSFW, Queer, smut, training
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller
AccessibilityBlind friendly


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RuinMe-0.51.1-pc.zip 85 MB
RuinMe-0.51.1-mac.zip 71 MB
com.phanes.ruinme-release-0.51.1.apk 90 MB

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