A joyful, strange experience in which a middle-aged queer man toddles around a strange island attempting to re-furnish his empty house.
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Very Positive (59) - 98% of the 59 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jul 13, 2022
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“...an experimental experience, but one that effectively balances its oddness with brilliant storytelling flourishes. This is a game that shines with welcome weirdness...”
★★★★☆ – GamesHub

“...this game is unlike anything I’ve played before, filled with feelings of warm love and a sense of home.”
Checkpoint Gaming

“This game looks awesome and bizarre. Beautiful, a little sad, but rare.”
Kotaku

About This Game


The waters have risen around you, leaving you with nothing but your house and the beautiful vista to keep you company… but there’s something else, something you can’t quite remember…
maybe if you explore the island and start collecting the strange sparkling debris that have been left in the tide’s wake, maybe, just maybe you’ll piece it together - Yes, that’s what Darl would do.


With the waters receding more and more each day, it’s time to explore the increasingly vast island as it slowly emerges from its watery prison. It’s time to piece together your past, your life, and the world, even as it falls apart around you. 


As the waters recede, what will you discover? About the island, about your past, about yourself?


Wander further each day as you piece together what you can. This is your home… or it was… or it will be? You’re not quite sure, but you’re here now. And your eczema is under control. Things are looking up. 


Collect strange sparkling artifacts - “chunkies” - left behind by the receding waters. What are they? Items of furniture? Memories of a long-forgotten time? Clues to what happened here?


Write letters to Darl, you miss him, but you’ll see him again… maybe. Will you ever send these letters? Maybe not, but it’s nice to have a record.


Gaze into the increasing number of rock pools that now scatter your domain and contemplate the vastness of life and all of creation, or just look at the rippling water and hope you see a crab – so pretty.



Collect, explore, long for companionship. This is life.
This is what life is.

~1 hour of narrative playtime.

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel or AMD Dual Core at 2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD 5670
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Sierra 10.12+
    • Processor: Intel or AMD Dual Core at 2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD 5670
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: This game is not notarized. To open on 10.15+ simply right click and select Open, the first time you launch.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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