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Depression Quest
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Pup-kin Apr 21, 2021 @ 10:02pm 
@Metal Neon
It is a lie. People don't hate this game because a woman made it, people hate this game because it's poorly developed, has no effort put into it, and misinforms players about depression.
The developer herself is also known for driving the head developer of Night in the Woods to suicide by accusing him of assault without any proper evidence which there is proof of her doing. That only intensified the hatred.
Nunchuck Sep 11, 2019 @ 7:21am 
You're a fucking murderer
Highfax Feb 19, 2015 @ 10:12am 
Clem Dec 5, 2014 @ 3:42am 
This is nice. Will you be making more?
Mhovi7coolhero Aug 2, 2014 @ 5:52am 
in spanish, pls :(
fullmetal5550 Jul 29, 2014 @ 9:00pm 
Wish this would arrive on Steam already. I want to buy it.
emptyhaven Jul 29, 2014 @ 4:57am 
Thank you for this game..
Metal Neon Jul 18, 2014 @ 11:06pm 
I wish that was a lie, but sadly, it happenes, thanks to sexist assholes
Metal Neon Jul 18, 2014 @ 11:04pm 
People are bashing it because they're sexist and hate who made the game just because it was developed by a girl
KnightCC™ Jul 18, 2014 @ 4:40pm 
It is a good game, I don't know why people are bashing it. Games are meant to simulate experiences, something that this game does expertly.
square Jul 17, 2014 @ 8:44am 
TheSlayerBaron.ttv Jul 17, 2014 @ 7:54am 
Wow.... Amazing game!, I wish I could play more of it, It just gets me into an unsafe place, but I think it will help people understand how horrible it is to have depression, good job :horns:
alexandrehgpaiva Jul 2, 2014 @ 10:05pm 
When is this game coming to Steam? Can't wait to buy it.
The Green Serpent Jul 2, 2014 @ 7:12pm 
I found this game from a youtube video ranting about all the hate this got. It looks like an amazing game though.
Ace Rimmer Jun 25, 2014 @ 2:05pm 
The Macho Man Jun 24, 2014 @ 9:06am 
i have played it on its website and it is a really good game/ story and i would totally buy it if it was on steam
BowTox Jun 20, 2014 @ 11:35pm 
Y'know, I came to this game expecting this to be something autobiographal, pretentious and outright boring. But while I may not have depression, there's a lot about this character I can strongly relate to.
It starts off as pretty "meh" and I skimmed some of it, but I honestly have to admit, once that kitten came into my life, I was actually quietly cheering myself (even a fist-pump, man,) and the more I play, the more I think it really demonstrates how living with depression, or perhaps a similar situation can be a struggle. I kind of purposely played in a more motivated direction, but there were times where I was literally stumped as to what option would be "right", and there are moments in the game that reminded me of my own days where I surprise my own expectations about myself.
I heard the creator of this faced some cruelty over the simplicity of the game, but honestly, the gameplay isn't exactly far from being classified as a similar genre to that of "Long Live The Queen".
PixelConglamorate Jun 16, 2014 @ 9:23am 
@Robo You make a good point. This really is too short and lacking in gameplay to make it a proper game, or make up for it's shortcomings.
edd0 Jun 16, 2014 @ 8:57am 
It's a game worth experiencing. There's an odd disconnect that I get, between decision-making for the game's depressed character and being unable to select choices that I would make personally. So it feels more like advising the character rather than playing him directly. Which, I feel, is a good decision by the author: when you're trying to help a depressed person, you can only throw them a rope and hope they are willing to climb out.
AustNerevar Jun 15, 2014 @ 5:12pm 
Sooo....when is this game coming to Steam?
DAZED AND CONFUSED Jun 11, 2014 @ 6:44pm 
Is this being released on Steam?
ZappityZ Jun 8, 2014 @ 3:46am 
good game that after just 2-3 mins of playing gives you a feel for the main character
Jorjor Wel 1984 Jun 7, 2014 @ 7:42am 
Just here to support you guys.
MalkavianActs Jun 2, 2014 @ 9:05pm 
I actually have depression, and I found this...I can't think of a proper word. I don't wanna say I liked it, because it did give a distinct feeling of depression with the words and music together. But I feel like you guys did what you wanted. This game will hopefully provide the world with a better understanding of depression and how certain things help us more than others. Thank you for this experience.
Ronnie May 26, 2014 @ 2:45pm 
A very interesting concept. I'll be sure to follow.
chase May 24, 2014 @ 2:05am 
Release date: Valentine's Day, 2013
Red May 23, 2014 @ 6:42pm 
One of the parts in this almost brought me to tears because it reminded me so much of myself.
Robo May 22, 2014 @ 9:37pm 
This looks like a nice art project, but that's what it is, an art project. I'm not saying that this is a bad thing, I just don't believe it belongs on steam.
fullmetal5550 May 18, 2014 @ 1:32pm 
@Meow: Because people either liked it and wanted to own it on Steam or thought it looked interesting and wanted to play it. It doesn't effect you at all if it does get greenlit so why do you care?
Meow May 16, 2014 @ 3:31pm 
How does crap like this get greenlit?
Napo May 16, 2014 @ 11:07am 
is it a a video games are art gimmick, are they trying to spread the message about depression, cheap and unfunny joke?, greenlight cash cow? anysways#420#
bitch skullgamehard May 12, 2014 @ 2:18am 
yay it's greenlit!
PixelConglamorate May 10, 2014 @ 1:44pm 
Metallis, I do agree this game got a lot of pointless flak before, but that doesn't automaticly forgive all it's problems.
PixelConglamorate May 10, 2014 @ 1:39pm 
The idea has potential, but has poor execution and is inaccurate, in addition to having low amounts of content and replayibillity. With all due respect, I don't really think this should be on steam.
🕉☪Hive☸☯ ∩ (◣_◢) ∩ May 8, 2014 @ 1:03am 
I think this is a great game ^.^ Hopefully more people will open their minds and try it!
fullmetal5550 Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:02am 
@Jitz: You seem like a real paragon of intelligence. /Sarcasm. In all seriosuness you should take your own advice.
Mercedes Apr 28, 2014 @ 2:43pm 
just stop with the hater comments, she is a female developer
take the fork out of your ass and stop
PICKLEJIT4000000 Apr 27, 2014 @ 7:16pm 
gay fucking game kill yourself
Huxxy Apr 27, 2014 @ 6:49pm 
You people are ass holes.
Forthencho Lord of Autism Apr 15, 2014 @ 5:32am 
Looks more like an attempt to get attention than a game proper.
Dave Apr 11, 2014 @ 12:06pm 
So, is this a game or a story from DeviantArt?
fullmetal5550 Apr 10, 2014 @ 1:40am 
Hope this gets released on Steam soon. Any chance of an ETA. Would love to support the developer.
Saucy Apr 7, 2014 @ 1:51pm 
Hey, so, lemme paraphrase EgoRaptor.

Electrical engineering is pretty smart.
Theory of Relativity? It's pretty fuckin' smart.
Using an interactive fiction computer game to teach people about clinical depression?


Hevvy180 {G4C/CD} #TeamPyro Apr 4, 2014 @ 8:12am 
I didn't know about this game until I saw the huge hissyfit people were throwing and decided to check it out. This seems like a good game choice for people who want a better idea of what's going on with depression. Good luck on future endeavors, Zoe. You've got my vote.
Ray Apr 3, 2014 @ 5:07pm 
I've not sure what to make of this but I gave heavy rain and gone home a chance and this is something I feel I can identify with so I'll "play" it if it comes to steam. I only just heard about the shitstorm that happened at the gamejam and with the haters for this. I want to believe it was a vocal minority if only because my brain can't handle the idea that this is happening everyday in the industry, it's 2014 people for fuck's sake!
Asgaro Apr 3, 2014 @ 1:14pm 
My deepest apologies for those males out of touch with reality and resorting to harassment.
I will also check out your game once it's on Steam. :)
clawjelly Apr 3, 2014 @ 3:06am 
As i suffered from depression in my earlier years, i welcome such a game wholeheartly. Please, get this game going!

And i'm unbelieveably disgusted by the hatred of a minority of my gender and the gamer community towards her game and i would wholeheartly love the chance to kick these bastards in the ... if only to enhance their miserable life. Just disgusting.
Park501 Apr 2, 2014 @ 6:36am 
The controversy (namely the concentrated hate that this received from some regrettable minority elements of the gaming world) helped me find this, I will be awaiting this game's completion with baited breath.

I work closely with elements of the mental health community and this may be a useful tool to aid family and friends in understanding what people with depression as well as the people suffering from depression themselves deal with (as sometimes understanding it yourself can sometimes be a major part in dealing with it)

Writing this as a thumbs up to show my support at not only making this (honestly you guys must have anticipated some flak from the get go...although maybe not in the form you received), but sticking to your guns and not removing the game from steam.
Sisky Apr 1, 2014 @ 11:05pm 
This is a fantastic idea for mental health awareness, and I am so sorry to hear about the disgusting, bigoted harassment that's come out of this.
Pizza Girl Gwyndolin Apr 1, 2014 @ 9:33am 
As a longtime sufferer of depression, I am incredibly excited to see such a powerful representation of the difficulties of it here on steam. Thank you, Zoe! I'm just sorry you had to go through so much harrassment to get it here.