This game is rated PEGI 3
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 15 months ago.
The interactions are as playful as they are therapeutic. While you are asked deep or probing questions the novelty and absurdity of interacting with a virtual bird keeps things light hearted. This goes beyond being just a novelty though, as the interactions nudge you towards deeper questions that challenge your thinking and perspective on life and death.
In this way the game is similar to Far From Noise another game from the same developer, where the narrative provokes personal reflection.
You can play this game in the following styles:
Rated 4+ on the Apple App Store for iOS.
Players should note that spoiler the bird in the game has a short lifespan of about 30 days. After that it dies and leaves you on your own. Some players have been taken back by this abrupt death after creating a connection with the game. Others have found the loss poignant and therapeutic.
We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Bird Alone Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@GeorgeBatch) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.
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