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Going Blind

rated 3.80 / 5 stars
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Aug 22, 2014 | 6:24 PM EDT

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This is a game I made for my mother. It is about her dog, Jake, who sadly has struggled with going blind over the past year at the age of 7.

The game is short and simple, but I hope you enjoy it on some level. If you've ever had a pet, or family member, struggle with a disability then you will understand what I was trying to convey.

Enjoy :)



Rated 5 / 5 stars

This really effects me as who i am and i think this means life is not as easy as you think it is it can be hard even for animals life is hard and at one point you will stop and be gone. I'm sorry i got carried away. I hope jake is having the best time in his life.

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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

great momento


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Nice game, cute dog!!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

that was beautiful dude

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HeroPower responds:

Thanks Wondermeow! ^_^ I can't believe it has been almost a year and a half since I released this game. My schooling kept me crazy busy (although I was still working on various prototypes and learning Unity as well). I have a lot of ambition for 2016 and have quite a few projects I want to accomplish that year. Actually have a new game in the works that should be out in about a month or so! Hopefully you will enjoy that one as well :)


Rated 4 / 5 stars

For all the jerks who keep saying "Dogs can smell really good duh," stop being such pretentious know-it-alls. When dogs age, everything starts to go- their bladder, their sight, their ability to get around, AND their sense of smell. I mean it's just like people. When people get into their elderly years, nothing works like it used to. Don't let these apathetic meanies make you feel bad. My dog is getting pretty old now, and he can't see or smell too well. I know how it's really sad and emotional to see them like that, wishing you could help them. u - u

It was also really mean for people to say you did it just for attention. What a bunch of pessimists. Don't you guys realize that the developer was just expressing their feelings about what was going on in their life? They probably wanted support, while also wanting to relate to people who have also had a pet whose gone through the same thing. And all the remarks of "I didn't feel anything," and "This didn't make me sad," those aren't appropriate things to say to someone whose really upset over their pet. Goodness. . . . People, am I right?

Anyway, Jake is a very beautiful dog. His eyes are just, augh, so precious and adorable. If I may ask, is he still around and if so, how old is he? And is Jake getting along okay?

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HeroPower responds:

Hey unpieced! Sorry it took so long to respond to your review (it is really wonderful) I've just been crazy busy (damn studies). Thank you so much for this review! You nailed everything perfectly. Yes, Jake is old and can't smell well and, yes, I didn't make it for attention I just wanted to connect with others - also made it for my mom as it is her dog :)

To answer your question: yes Jake is still around. He is 11 years old. Despite his age and being blind, he is still a really happy dog that loves food haha ^_^