My Friend The Spider
A downloadable game for Windows
A small "horror" narrative game about isolation and depression
Duration: about 15 minutes.
New Update: fixed some bugs, worked on sound design, added subtitles, a main menu, fed the spider.
- Final Update!52 days ago
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Played this like a week ago but here's my playthrough.
I am always a fan of indie games that attack issues like anxiety and depression and their root, and this game does just that. The game feels atmospheric, and it has pleasant pacing. It didn't feel too long or too short. I do however wish there was more interaction in the game. There were many times I tried to interact with just simple things in the environment like the piano when I was messing with the guitar, or the computer, but nothing happened. Maybe this was intended though; maybe the protagonist's depression was so bad that he didn't even want to think of touching these items.
games alot deeper than i thought. Nice job
noo i wanted to be friends with the spider :(
This game is beautiful
An interesting game with deep meaning, it left me with a sense of melancholy. Good job!!!
This was a delight to play. It was so irritating watching the character make these decisions but I understand the position he is in...
This is an excellent game !! Thank you so much for sharing this experience, I really love it ! <3
Good concept for a psychological horror; no silly jump-scares, just the dawning understanding that the character you play as is having some very real, saddening problems. Enjoyed it!
Don't know if I could ever deal with a spider that big in my room IRL. But I loved the message this game had, great job Dev!
Thank you so much for playing! Your improvisation on the piano song made me laugh :)
for someone who works on the daily basis with mental health, I found the game incredibly self explanatory. Great job there. Keep them coming!
The spider scare me a lot when he do that sound, and house he is like, good game, i had fun playng it, short but with good message, thank you Dev for making it,
if you want you can see me playing it here
Had a good time experiencing the story and following the character til the end
This made me cry because I don't have good mental health. This music in this game calmed me so much
If you want I can let you know when I upload the music so you can have it with you :)
Was a fun experience, very relatable. I wish I can see a spider that can lead me out of slumps! Hope you dont mind that I made a vid, looking forward to the next project!
We all need that spider friend :) Thank you for playing and thanks so much for making a video about it! Really appreciate it (I didn't win haha but comments like yours make it worth it)
i like spiders
are you still depressed please stay safe
Hi, thank you for asking. Luckily i'm in a much better place :) I hope you're doing well yourself
A short game, but a huge message. Love it
This was such a beautiful game with such a beautiful metaphor of dealing with depression! I really enjoyed this, despite hating spiders with a passion!
Thank you for playing it despite having arachnophobia! Means a lot and I'm so happy you enjoyed it
Great look into some lives!!
This was pretty good. More sad/comedic especially with the spider. Idk about you but if a spider in my room became the size of my PC case, I would call the military. Overall, what a decent game. Made a video on it.
Lovely game and great story.
Thank you for playing and for your kind words, I really appreciate it. Especially what you say at the end. Thanks again :)
Thank you for making this game, hopefully you feel better now! I really recommend it, unless such topics are dangerous for you.
and thank you for playing it! Luckily I'm in a much better place. Thanks again, wish you the best
Honestly wasn't expecting to get hit in the feels as hard as I did. Wonderful game about a topic that should be discussed much more! Great job, I loved it. Keep up the good work!
It was a well made game and I enjoyed it a lot! The voice acting was pretty good and the story and emotions conveyed were really strong and well done.I did think that the storytelling and gameplay could be a bit more polished, I also thought that it was really well made for the things conveyed and the metaphor of the spider being there. It was a beautiful game and very very well done. Congrats on making a great game and good luck for future projects!
Nice short game! i like the story, looking forward for your next project. enjoy my gameplay... :)
A very moving short game. Excellent work!
I'm really happy you liked it! Thank you for playing and making a video about it :)
Short and simple; I enjoyed this and could relate to the main character. The game could have very well just taken place entirely in the room, but it was a nice touch that it started out in a vast open space of greenery.
Fantastic take on isolation and depression, loved the quite simple graphics!
Really bittersweet game, i really liked how everyone around the main character still cares for him. Great job! Hope you enjoy the video!