In psychology, a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy is when an individual, convinced or fearful of the occurrence of future events, alters his behavior in such a way as to end up causing such events.

Unsurprisingly, this cyclical nature of self-fulfilling prophecies can play a role in developing and deepening Depression.


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Music: Meditation Impromptu 02 by Kevin MacLeod

Submission to Mental Illness Bitsy Jam

StatusReleased
PlatformsHTML5
Rating
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(13 total ratings)
AuthorNightmerik
GenreInteractive Fiction, Educational, Visual Novel
Made withBitsy
TagsBitsy, mentall-illness, Minimalist, Pixel Art, Short, Singleplayer, Slice Of Life
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard

Comments

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The message was quite sad but true and it really made me thing, the music also set the mood perfectly.

That was very meaningful

I'm so glad to hear that! Thank you!

Really awesome how well you portrayed this

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Thank you! I think that each of us falls into this false step in our lives. Maybe that's why it was so simple to tell a story like this.

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This is really one of the best Bitsy games i've played recently... Beautiful and Sad, a piece of pixelated poetry!

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As a Dark Souls fan, having your own little game defined beautiful and sad sounds just like reaching a personal goal! Thank you so much! 

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Such a great story and quite a sad message. The way you get to know more about the story by going further back and repeating everything together was creative and I really enjoyed this game :D

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Thanks for your kind feedback! I will definitely take a look at this oportunity!

The game is a  bit slow (I don't know if it's just my browser though.) But it's brilliant game and I like the message... I liked how you get new info each time as you play the same parts over and over.

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Thank you so much! I am happy to hear it because I wanted to create the feeling of being trapped in a repetitive dysfunctional pattern.

nice

Thank you, Yumahru! :)

amazing

Thanks! I enjoyed your entry too! ^_^

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