my boyfriend played this game and is convinced that the :join: ending is good and wants to do the same. i don't know what to do?? help
D: Sorry to hear that. Idk if it'll help but tell him it may be what he, I, and many others would like to do, but it's certainly not good. You'll never get to wake up from the dream world of grief and get to experience the good things that might happen in the future, like you, the person he's dating.
Might be a good idea to acknowledge things while keeping perspective on the present at the same time. Yes it is hard to lose someone, but remember that you still have people that are important to you and care about you right here right now. Time heals all wounds, and in time things will happen as they will.
I too got a distinct feeling that the "Join" option was the "happy ending", even more so than "Live". I'm sure this wasn't the developer's message and that there's a deeper meaning. Perhaps they're portraying what suicide can feel like to a person who is grieving and actively suicidal, but I can see how it can trigger people in similar situations to have thoughts of SU.
I'm sorry this has caused your boyfriend to have suicidal thoughts. My advice is to seek professional help if you are worried. I know this is a late reply, but talk to your doctor, or a local suicide prevention/psychiatric organisation. You'll get more concrete advice from them.