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A jam entry

The Yellow WallpaperView game page »

Based on the Charlotte Perkins Gilman short story.
Submitted by Ed Curtis-Sivess (@curtissivess) with 2 days, 7 hours before the deadline


CriteriaRankScore*Raw score
Stayed true to the source material#14.5884.588
Innovative use of source material#14.2944.294

Ranked from 17 ratings. Score is adjusted from raw score by the median number of ratings per game in the jam.

Public domain

CC0United Kingdom


jonkk (View their submission) · 2 years ago

This was subtle and weird! Very surprising stuff and well made! Loved your font. And you really nailed the paper theme by choosing a public domain source that is all about it! Well done. :)

Gritfish · 2 years ago

Strange and fascinating. Really well put together.

Muciojad · 2 years ago

What the hell I'm just finished play? :O

You surprised me - this entry is very original and unusual, mood is worrisome. Someone could say that this game is 'strange'. Yes, it is. but I like it so much through this unusual form.

6↓ (View their submission) · 2 years ago

Finally got to playing this one, really liked it!  A very unique combination of narration and visual space; quite surreal, and I think it definitely succeeded in capturing the mood of the piece.  Kudos!

SnoutUp · 2 years ago

This game genuinely scared me and made feel very uneasy! Well done! :)

Nick (View their submission) · 2 years ago

That was fantastic! I remember reading the poem my sophomore year of college, and it was truly an interesting one to me. To see someone put it in game form just brought it all back! Very well done!

Excellent choice of material, and the presentation of putting the player in the room and in the walls was clever. Played through and quite liked it.

Jupiter_Hadley · 2 years ago

Interesting little game, I like the way the words appear. I included it in part 2 of my Public Domain Jam compilation video series, if you'd like to take a look :) http://youtu.be/EmwIs9vWlzE

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