A summary of every emotion you'd rather lock away and forget.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (220) - 94% of the 220 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 7, 2017

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“Please Knock on My Door gave me a better understanding of myself and my illness, a remarkable achievement for a video game.”
Recommended – Eurogamer

“'Please Knock on My Door' undeniably cements itself as an indie gem bent on changing the way in which narratives are delivered to the player, making the experience of interacting with a game a highly personal matter.”
4.5/5.0 – The Daily Californian

“It is, by far, the best and worst gaming experience I have ever had, and there's absolutely no doubt in my mind that it deserves a score I have never used before.”
10/10 – Gamereactor

About This Game

Please Knock on My Door is a story-driven game which gives you control over a person suffering from depression and social anxiety. Help them get through work and reach out to friends while desperately trying to survive. Experience the frailty these themes bring and gain a better understanding of what it's like to live with some of the most common mental health issues today.

  • A compelling and emotional story offering a voice to those who have none.
  • A fully voiced narrator who always has your best in mind. Probably.
  • A gameplay system which adds to the weight of every story-choice you make.
  • No "Game Over" screen, only alternate endings that tie into your choices.
  • A soundtrack that has been tailor-made for this experience.
  • Relationships that can be developed or broken.
  • Game length varies depending on your choices, ranging from 1-3 hours with enough content that you can come back and explore different parts of the narrative in consequent playthroughs.
  • As in real life, all of your choices are immediately saved. There is only one save.

Please Knock on My Door has been in development since autumn 2014 and was initially supposed to be a 6 month exploration of my own experiences with depression. A word of caution; this is a game that might be difficult to play for those who have dealt with psychological issues such as depression and anxiety. That said, I truly believe that through entertainment we are able to understand topics that would otherwise be too foreign for us. I hope this game can help you better understand what it can be like to live with these issues, like it has already helped me.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Please Knock on My Door contains depictions of depression, social anxiety, and suicidal ideation. This game may not be appropriate for players who are currently suffering from these issues, or who may be triggered by their depictions.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7+
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 670
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • OS: Same
    • Processor: Same
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Same
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommended resolution: 1920x1080
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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