OVERVIEW

In The Death of Me, the player must help a suicidal soul find its way back to self-respect. Lying somewhere between life and death, hunted down by his own darkness, the hero must revisit painful memories to understand past decisions and find the will to live. He will have to move fast: his own disgusting demons are out to get him and this morbid dream world offers no safety.


DETAILS

- Feel the dread of a soul trapped in a nightmarish limbo.

- A short 10 - 15 minute experience per play-through.

- Make decisions that result in an ending adapted to your choices.

- Replay the experience and make different choices to explore the varied outcomes. 


DEVELOPMENT

The Death Of Me was born from three game design students working on a final assignment of their first year of school. This project has been continued, polished and completed as a valuable exercise in seeing a project through to its end. 


The only payment we ask for is your comments and feedback!


Dead Dreams Studios consists of: 

Jordan Funk - Game Design/Programming/Assembly w. Unity

Jean-Luc St-Pierre - Game Design/Narrative Design/QA

Nicholas Campoli - Level Design/Lead Artist/QA

Anthony Campoli - Music/Sound Design

Special thanks to everyone who played D.O.M. during development and gave us valuable feedback!

Install instructions

Download, unpack,  enjoy and then drop us a comment to let us know what you think!

Download

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DOM_R_1.3.zip 117 MB

Development log

Comments

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(spanish lets play) great game with a strong message. keep up the good work :D

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Cheers man, thank you for the play-through and kind words!

i think what you guys did with the topic and turning it to a game was pretty cool i think mental illnesses should be talk about more. keep it up :D

Hey, I loved this. It sorta hit home...Thank you :)

Thanks for playing! We're glad we could do that for you :)

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The game was great! I do wish that there were more different types of endings though. I also found some graphical bugs during the gameplay. Like sometimes the surrounding except the character turns black and the darkness in the streets just disappears at certain areas. Overall, this was a good game! Suicide is a harsh topic to talk about so having an interactive fiction like this one definitely gives insight to people that don't know what it feels like to be in that position. Now the fact that this game runs well on my crappy computer makes me feel very happy! Thanks so much! Keep up the good work!

Thanks for the video @MasonJason and great feedback! 
I've seen the graphical bugs you were talking about in your video and will look in to it, thanks!

Quick 2 questions; Did you dl or play through browser? We're you by chance playing on Mac or Linux?

Cheers!

I downloaded the game and I am on Windows 7.

Thanks for the time! (^^)

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Would have wished for more impact and detail after the ending, otherwise, an little interesting game

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Hey Neco, thanks for the video and feedback!

For sure the game isn't meant to be replayed numerous times but we do encourage players who are curious to explore the other options and see the outcomes in a second playthough... or 3rd... :P

If we do decide to update the game in the future we will for sure take that in to consideration to atleast have visible labels for the endings so players know which one they got!

Cheers

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Really cool game! The game had a really dark story but with such a deep meaning. The art style and music created an eerie feeling to the game and it felt very fitting. Overall a very beautiful game with a really good story, keep up the good work!

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Hey, thanks so much for playing! We will definitely check that out! 🙂

That's great! :D

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Really enjoyed this game, amazing work buddies. Nice and important story to it, made a video for it :). 5/5. 

Cheers! Glad you liked it, and thanks for your work in promoting indie games!

My pleasure :)