Hey, I'm looking for a new horror game to play, but I don't do well with jumpscares- does this have any?
A Conscious Decision
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
You are a wisp of consciousness in Jane's mind. Uncover the details of her past, make choices in the present and play until you attain a happy future.
- 6 different endings
- Hand-drawn watercolor art
- Self-composed music
Best played in a quiet place or with headphones.
- Dark themes
If you wish to view a list of trigger warnings, highlight the concealed text below. If not, avoid doing so as it may spoil the plot.
Abuse, bullying, divorce, gore, mental illness, psychological horror, suicide.
This interactive novella is a hobby project I've been working on since 2017. Art, music, plot and most of the sound effects are created by me. Enjoy & hope it provides some food for thought!
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Hi there :) Nope, it's more of an atmospheric build-up? I don't think there's anything in it that's considered a jump scare!
Loved your game. Very interesting, emotional and overall well made. great job. Hope to see more games made by you in the future.
Thank you so much for playing my game & for your comments! Glad you found it meaningful & picked up on the major themes of the game :) Indeed, we only have one try at life so we need to treasure it. All the best for the year ahead!
i want to break free
Hey there, hope you're okay? Life does get really tough & painful at times (so painful that maybe sometimes you cry yourself to sleep or don't even have the energy to get out of bed) but trust me, there'll eventually be a light at the end of the tunnel or lights along the tunnel no matter how dark it may seem now. So continue enduring & pushing forward even though it may be very hard. We're all in this together & you're not alone!!
A very well made game with a deep message attached, fun as well challenging and also teaches a good lesson. I enjoyed it very much!
Hey there! Thanks so much for your comments & making the playthrough :) Great deduction skills by the way (really glad you liked the game haha) & all the best finishing up your computer 😎 Subscribed to your channel!
Thank you so much! I really hope to see future games by you!
A very well-made game, good visual style, neat sound effects, saving and loading, and so on. May teach a bit about something which is always nice. Starts kind-of light-hearted, but can get pretty serious very quickly. Overall, a very interesting and original game.
I'd like to invite this game to our Game Development World Championship!
Thank you so much for the feedback! Really glad you enjoyed the experience & I’ll be honoured to have my game in the GDWC (just registered on your website!) :)
By far your best work (yet). I really enjoy how you acknowledge darker themes in your games, although they are not scary monsters, rather real life dilemmas people face on a daily basis. The bright watercolor contrasts the empty white-grey backgrounds throughout the game. The music is awesome and better so because it is original. Although the real world differs so much of the one Jane experiences in high school, a high school student only knows what they have perceived, those bullies subside and the laughter will fade. Adolescent mental illness is a very present, and dangerous problem most shy away from. You face these topics in your games head on, which makes them more so admirable. Really great work, I have come to expect great things from you!
Thank you so much for the playthrough & comments!! As always, I love your narration & am really glad you enjoyed the game :D Will continue to update you if I develop any new games but meanwhile, I’m browsing through your YT channel for cool new games to try haha ^^ Keep up the great Let’s Play videos!
P.S. Your theory about the amygdala was right 👍🏻